An idea isn’t responsible for the people who believe it.  ~Don Marquis

If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple.  But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.  ~George Bernard Shaw

Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river.  ~Victor Hugo

A half-baked idea is okay as long as it’s in the oven.  ~Author Unknown

The brain is a commodity used to fertilize ideas.  ~Elbert Hubbard

Every idea I get I have to deny, that’s my way of testing it.  ~Alain, Histoire de mes penséesQuotes And Sayings About Ideas (5)

Ideas can be life-changing.  Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.  ~Jim Rohn

If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.  ~Albert Einstein

You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.  ~Pablo Picasso

Ideas are like wandering sons.  They show up when you least expect them.  ~Bern Williams

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.  ~Elbert Hubbard

Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas.  ~José Marti, letter, 1890

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away.  ~Linus PaulingQuotes And Sayings About Ideas (4)

My mind contains many good ideas, but it’s not always easy to squeeze one out.  ~Ashleigh Brilliant

Drawing is putting a line round an idea.  ~Henri Matisse

A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Language is the means of getting an idea from my brain into yours without surgery.  ~Mark Amidon

Labor gives birth to ideas.  ~Jim Rohn

There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea:  by the combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.  ~Francis A. Cartier

No matter who you are, some scholar can show you the great idea you had was had by someone before you.  ~Author Unknown

Night time is really the best time to work.  All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.  ~Catherine O’HaraQuotes And Sayings About Ideas (2)

Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money. ~Owen Laughlin

Ideas corrode the international fences. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have. ~Emile Chartier

Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea.  It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.  ~Nolan Bushnell

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.  ~Anais Nin

When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them.  Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time.  Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.  ~Michael Leboeuf

An original idea.  That can’t be too hard.  The library must be full of them.  ~Stephen Fry

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.  ~Victor HugoQuotes And Sayings About Ideas (2)

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.  ~Arnold H. Glasgow

No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half-thought of it ourselves.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use? ~Dale Carnegie

You can’t beat ideas — political, social, economic or religious — with implements. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)

Let your working ideas go for a picnic — sometimes the fresh air and ant bites are just what they need. Many great ideas were bitten a little at the beginning. ~Terri Guillemets

Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.  ~Paula Poundstone

Soldiers participating in Operation Sustainment Warrior show their motivation at HEAT, HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 12, 2013. OSW is a training event, hosted by the 77th Sustainment Brigade, to provide participants with a realistic combat training experience. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas X. Crough/Released)

1. “Nut to Butt”

This is usually first heard in basic training, as recruits are ordered to stand in a single file line together, quite close. It derives from the human anatomy and I feel like you get the picture from there.

2. “Licky” and “Chewy”

This one defies logic, especially when heard from senior leaders. It refers to snacks, candy, or other small comforts that soldiers bring with them during field training. As in, “Men, we’ve got a 10-day field training exercise coming up, so make sure you bring all your lickies and chewies.”

3. “Smoking and joking”

There has to be some correlation between Army and Cockney slang, since so many phrases in both cultures are built around rhymes. This phrase refers to a group of soldiers standing around doing nothing particularly useful. They may not even be smoking and/or joking, but the phrase is still used: “We’ve got a busy day, so make sure the troops aren’t standing around smoking and joking when the commander walks through.”

4. “11 Bang Bang”

The infantry branch is often maligned for a perceived lack of intelligence among its members by those of other branches. While this has not been proven, they certainly don’t help their case by referring to themselves as “11 Bang Bangs.” This is derived from their alpha-numeric military occupational specialty code of 11B: “Yeah, I was in the Army, I was an 11 Bang-Bang.”

5. “Boomstick”

Most people would be content with calling a firearm by what it is: rifle, shotgun, machine gun, or pistol. But no, in the Army, we have to give special names that sound like they come from a 4-year-old. Ergo, the boomstick, most usually a name for a rifle or shotgun: “We’ve got a door to breach, grab your boomstick and come with me.”

6. “Onesie twosie”

I have actually caught myself saying this and then realizing I sounded absolutely silly. It refers to one or two soldiers, usually in a negative capacity: “We’ve got medical appointments today, and I want the whole platoon there on time, not coming in onesie twosie.”

7. “Green Weenie”

Far more descriptive than I care to detail. It refers to soldiers’ love/hate relationship with the Army. When the Army does something that they do not care for or that negatively impacts them, soldiers blame the Green Weenie: “I just got transferred to Fort Sill; man, got screwed by the Green Weenie again.”

8. “Lottie, dottie, everybody”

This is the opposite of onesie twosie, and equally laughable. It means, well, everyone. For example: “We’re having mandatory drug testing today, and that means lottie, dottie, and everybody will be there.”

9. “Lost in the sauce”

Even the most professional organization is going to have some slow learners. This saying describes those soldiers who are slow on the uptake or just cannot function in their job: “I saw Carl over in 2nd Platoon, and man, is that guy lost in the sauce.”

10. “Hooah”

This is my least favorite term in the Army, for the simple reason that a whole bunch of grown men and women making this noise sounds neither intimidating or professional. It can be used for anything: showing motivation, demonstrating that you understand, or most commonly, that you have no idea what was just said, but that you want to look like you did: “So what we’re going to do is leverage the staff to bring about a synergistic environment in order to create a product that is perfectly fungible.” “Hooah.”

  • “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein
  • “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis
  • “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland
  • “If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.”
  • “The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”Inspirational Quotes To Live By (7)
  • “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  • “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  • “What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hil
  • “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” – Seneca
  • “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” -Albert Einstein.
  • “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle
  • “The sky has never been the limit. We are our own limits. It’s then about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives.”
  • “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – Life’s Little Instruction Book, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.Inspirational Quotes To Live By (6)
  • “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails.” ~ H. Jackson Brown
  • “Everything you want should be yours: the type of work you want; the relationships you need; the social, mental, and aesthetic stimulation that will make you happy and fulfilled; the money you require for the lifestyle that is appropriate to you; and any requirement that you may (or may not) have for achievement or service to others. If you don’t aim for it all, you’ll never get it all. To aim for it requires that you know what you want” ~ Richard Koch
  • “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis
  • “Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong”
  • “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drowned your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
    Inspirational Quotes To Live By (5)
  • Why be anything other than good? Why do anything other than love? ~Johnathan Dahl
  • To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. ~Mary Oliver
  • Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. ~Thomas à Kempis, Imitation of Christ, c.1420
  • You’ve got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~Steven D. Woodhull (b.1976, U.S. geologist), “Tuition,” 1999Inspirational Quotes To Live By (4)
  • What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière
  • Don’t wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. ~Albert Camus, The Fall, 1956
  • Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other. ~Henry David Thoreau
  • Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns! ~Allison Gappa Bottke
  • Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means. ~Robert Louis StevensonInspirational Quotes To Live By (2)
  • If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree. ~Jim Rohn
  • In what you say of another, apply the test of kindness, necessity and truth, and let nothing pass your lips without a 2/3 majority. ~Liz Armbruster,
  • See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little. ~Pope John XXIII
  • Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. ~Fernanda Miramontes-LanderosInspirational Quotes To Live By (1)
  • Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • You will turn over many a futile new leaf till you learn we must all write on scratched-out pages. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
  • If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni Morrison
  • Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it. ~Author Unknown
  • Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity. ~Max Lerner, Actions and Passions, 1949

  • believe in the Golden Rule – The Man with the Gold… Rules.
  • I pity the fool who don’t read it (the Mr T Comic)! It’s gonna be pure gold!
  • I pity the fool… (his trademark quote)
  • I think about my father being called ‘boy’, my uncle being called ‘boy’, my brother, coming back from Vietnam and being called ‘boy’. So I questioned myself: ‘What does a black man have to do before he’s given the respect as a man?’ So when I was 18 years old, when I was old enough to fight and die for my country, old enough to drink, old enough to vote, I said I was old enough to be called a man. I self-ordained myself Mr. T so the first word out of everybody’s mouth is ‘Mr.’ That’s a sign of respect that my father didn’t get, that my brother didn’t get, that my mother didn’t get.
  • As a kid, I got three meals a day. Oatmeal, miss-a-meal and no meal.
  • When I was growing up, my family was so poor we couldn’t afford to pay attention.
  • You’re arguing over $45? My lunch cost $45!
  • I am the best bodyguard, because I’ll take a bullet, I’ll take a stab wound, I’ll take a hit upside the head; I’m like a Kamikaze pilot; The President got shot because his men relaxed. – Mr. T, in Sept. 1983 issue of Playboy
  • If you think I’m big, you should see my brothers.
  • My celebrity status allows me an opportunity, allows me a pulpit to preach and reach out to the people. Not even always preaching but just leading, motivating them by being a leader.
  • As a kid, I got three meals a day. Oatmeal, miss-a-meal and no meal.
  • I’m a mama’s boy because everything I do is with respect to my mother. I won’t do a movie or a video that would bring disrespect to my mother.
  • I try to work out my mind more these days. I try to eat right. I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and I take the skin off chicken. But I’m not on no special diet. I like my steak and potatoes, ice cream, doughnuts
  • My mother told me, ‘Son, nobody else but God knows.’ And that’s what I’m about – reaching out to the people, crying with them, giving them hope. Visiting the hospital, visiting the kids with cancer, visiting the adults, and stuff like that. That’s what I do.
  •  Hope, God, Mother If you can’t read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady!
  • Knowledge, Reading, Enjoy When I was nine years old, living on the south side of Chicago, my father was a minister and my mother used to scrub floors. I had seven brothers and four sisters. I told my mama, ‘One of these days I’m going to be big and strong and buy you a beautiful house.’ That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do with my life, is to take care of my mother.
  • Life, Father, Beautiful I believe in the Golden Rule – The Man with the Gold… Rules.
  • I’m a child of God first. Before I became a celebrity, I was baptized a Christian.
  • God, Christian, Child I’ll never have a wedding. I don’t want to marry just to do what everybody else is doing.
  • Wedding, Marry, Everybody Obama’s not Jesus. He can’t walk on water.
  • WWE asked me to be in the Hall of Fame, and I turned it down. You know why? They put Pete Rose in the wrestling Hall of Fame. This guy can’t even get into his own Hall of Fame.
  • Rose, Wrestling, Fame When I was old enough to change my name, I changed it to
  • so that the first word out of someone’s mouth was ‘Mister,’ a sign of respect.
  • Change, Respect, Name God didn’t make me to make movies, flex muscles, buy gold. What you love the most becomes your God… If I never make another dollar, my life is complete.
  • When I was nine years old, living on the south side of Chicago, my father was a minister and my mother used to scrub floors. I had seven brothers and four sisters. I told my mama, ‘One of these days I’m going to be big and strong and buy you a beautiful house.’ That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do with my life, is to take care of my mother.
  • Life, Father, Beautiful I believe in the Golden Rule – The Man with the Gold… Rules.
  • Gold, Rules, Golden You’ll never have any trouble with Mr. T, I’m just a big, calm teddy bear kind of guy.

1. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child (Julia’s classic The Joy of Cooking can be found here)

Our thought: This has to be our favourite quote, which will probably give you a sense of theme for this article. We believe this to be absolutely true. Our best friends are those who love food as much as we do.

2. My mom, who’s been in the restaurant business for 40 years, is the number-one influence in my life. But I look up to a lot of people in the industry. Tops on my list is Mario Batali. My mom and Mario taught me the same lesson: Food is love. – Rachael Ray (Rachel’s new cookbook can be found here)

Our thought: There’s nothing quite like big, family style dinners filled with good wine and conversation.

3. From an early age I understood that cooking was never going to be a job, it’s a passion. – Gordon Ramsay (Gordon’s new cookbook can be found here)

Our thought: No matter where you are in the world, the common experience that brings us together is food.

4. “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano PavarottiGreatest Sayings On Cooking, Dining & Eating Well (6)


5. “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas

6. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

7. “I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates’, food, for me, has always been an adventure” – Anthony Bourdain (Anthony’s classic memoir Kitchen Confidential can be found here)

8. “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne

9. “Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvellous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.” – Jimmy Dean

10. Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want. – Gael Greene

11. “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” – Sophia Loren

12. “I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields

13. “Cheese – milk’s leap towards immortality.” – Clifton Fadiman

14. “I like rice. Rice is great if you’re hungry and want two thousand of something.” – Mitch HedbergGreatest Sayings On Cooking, Dining & Eating Well (9)


15. “A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child

16. “Waffles are like pancakes with syrup traps” – Mitch Hedberg

17. “You know how I feel about tacos. It’s the only food shaped like a smile. A beef smile.” – Earl Hickey

18. “What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” – A.A. Milne

19. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” – Oscar Wilde

20. “People want honest, flavourful food, not some show-off meal that takes days to prepare.” – Ted Allen

21. “A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” – Elsa Schiaparelli

22. “Don’t touch my d**k, don’t touch my knife.” – Anthony Bourdain (Anthony’s classic memoir “kitchen confidential” can be found hereGreatest Sayings On Cooking, Dining & Eating Well (4)


23. “The way you make an omelette reveals your character.” ― Anthony Bourdain

24. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” – Marilyn Wann

25. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. “ – Doug Larson

26. “Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans … are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.” ― Anthony Bourdain

27. “I’ll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal.” – Martha Harrison

28. “I am not a glutton. I am an explorer of food.” – Erma Bombeck

29. “My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.” – Dolly Parton

30. “The meal is not over when I’m full. The meal is over when I hate myself” – Louis C.K.


  • A person’s a person, no matter how small.     Dr. Seuss
  • Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.     Laurence Sterne
  • I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.     Albert Einstein
  • Respect yourself and others will respect you.     Confucius
  • If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.     Fyodor DostoyevskyRespect Sayings and Quotes (8)
  • When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.     Thomas S. Monson
  • Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.     Ray Davis
  • Men are respectable only as they respect.     Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.     William J. H. Boetcker
  • One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.     Bryant H. McGill
  • Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.     Hussein Nishah
  • Never judge someone by the way he looks or a book by the way it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.     Stephen Cosgrove
  • We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.     Martin Luther King, Jr.Respect Sayings and Quotes (7)
  • Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.     R.G. Risch
  • Give to every other human being every right that you claim foryourself.     Thomas Paine
  • Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?     Confucius
  • I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.     Herbert H. Lehman
  • I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.     Julius Erving
  • To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.     Bono
  • He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.     Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRespect Sayings and Quotes (6)
  • If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly.     Max Nordau
  • Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.     Albert Camus
  • This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.     William Lyon Phelps
  • Respect a man, he will do the more.     James Howell
  • Never take a person’s dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.     Frank Barron
  • Treat others as you want them to treat you because what goes around comes around     unknownRespect Sayings and Quotes (5)
  • He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.     Persian Proverb
  • You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.     Buddha
  • Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.     John Cogley
  • Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.     Eldridge Cleaver

  • . “What people are seeing is that the cost of their care and their insurance is going up faster since Obamacare has been passed than if the healthcare law had not been passed at all.”
    Author: John Barrasso
  • . “…The typhoon of madness that swept through the country [of Rwanda] between April 7 and the third week of May accounted for 80 percent of the victims of the genocide.That means about eight hundred thousand people were murdered during those six weeks, making the daily killing rate at least five times that of the Nazi death camps. The simple peasants of Rwanda, with their machetes, clubs, and sticks with nails, had killed at a faster rate than the Nazi death machine with its gas chambers, mass ovens, and firing squads. In my opinion, the killing frenzy of the Rwandan genocide shared a vital common thread with the technological efficiency of the Nazi genocide–satanic hate in abundance was at the core of both.”
    Author: John Rucyahana
  • . “When a man’s mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire.”
    Author: John Webster
  • . “A man is saved no faster than he gains knowledge”
    Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
  • . “And that because the moving parts are a million times smaller than the ones we’re familiar with, they move a million times faster, just as a smaller tuning fork produces a higher pitch than a large one.”
    Author: K. Eric DrexlerFamous Quotes About Faster Than (4)
  • . “I’ve learned a lot playing college ball,” Mark says.”What you do in high school doesn’t mean shit. You can be the best ballplayer in your high school. The best in the country or state, but when you get to college, you’re going to meet fifty other guys who can brag the same thing. You’ll meet guys better than you, stronger than you, faster than you, and then you’re up against better teams. The world changes when you leave Groveton.”
    Author: Katie McGarry
  • . “I lie in a bathtub of cold water, still sweating and singing love songs to myself. I put the gun to my head and cock it.I think of my Grandma and remember that old feeling of being so in love that nothing matters except seeing and being seen by her. I drop the gun to my chest. I’m so sad and I can’t really see a way out of what I’m feeling but I’m leaning on memory for help. Faster. Slower. I think I want to hurt myself more than I’m already hurting. I’m not the smartest boy in the world by a long shot, but even in my funk I know that easy remedies like eating your way out of sad, or fucking your way out of sad, or lying your way out of sad, or slanging your way out of sad, or robbing your way out of sad, or gambling your way out of sad, or shooting your way out of sad, are just slower, more acceptable ways for desperate folks, and especially paroled black boys in our country, to kill ourselves and others close to us in America.”
    Author: Kiese Laymon
  • . “As the joke goes, you don’t have to be faster than the wolf chasing you, just faster than everyone else running away.”
    Author: Kim Harrison
  • . “Derby described the incredible artificial weather that Earthlings sometimes create for other Earthlings when they don’t want those other Earthlings to inhabit Earth any more. Shells were bursting in the treetops with terrific bangs, he said, showering down knives and needles and razorblades. Little lumps of lead in copper jackets were crisscrossing the woods under the shellbursts, zipping along much faster than sound.A lot of people were being wounded or killed. So it goes.”
    Author: Kurt Vonnegut
  • . “In 5 billion years, the expansion of the universe will have progressed to the point where all other galaxies will have receded beyond detection. Indeed, they will be receding faster than the speed of light, so detection will be impossible. Future civilizations will discover science and all its laws, and never know about other galaxies or the cosmic background radiation. They will inevitably come to the wrong conclusion about the universe……We live in a special time, the only time, where we can observationally verify that we live in a special time.”Famous Quotes About Faster Than (6)
    Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
  • . “See? Nothing to it.””I see all right,” Carly said, her tone full of awe. She gaped at him.”What?””Um…””Jesus, Carly, what is it?” He spun around to make sure there wasn’t something behind him that would justify her reaction and the look of impressed astonishment on her face.”You… Maybe the current was a little faster than you thought.”He followed the direction of her gaze and discovered he had lost his boxers. He snickered. She giggled. They both burst into laughter, and Justin flushed a little.”
    Author: Lissa Bryan
  • . “A good portfolio manager knows which companies to keep and which ones to let go. Many a GP has struggled with portfolio companies that cannot meet their value-creation milestones, or raise additional follow-on rounds of capital, or generate target returns in a time span of, say, five to seven years. The faster you recognize those losses, the better it is.”-“As David Cowan says, “Just focus on your top five—the rest is distraction.” The harder part of the investor’s discipline is to know when to quit.”-“You have to constantly scan all of those things and be willing to adjust your own sense of what’s a reasonable outcome and move the company into a position where it has the maximum chance to succeed. “-“Time is your enemy: Portfolio companies always take twice as much capital and twice as long to exit. Early-stage companies rarely meet milestones as planned and always burn cash faster than anticipated.”
    Author: Mahendra Ramsinghani
  • . “For it is not requisite that a woman should hobble faster than she has strength!”
    Author: Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  • . “When the flames of life are gnawing away at your butt, run faster, quicker, and harder than you’ve ever run before, because I guarantee it that life will condition you, harder than any trainer ever will.When you state to yourself with the utter most believe, “I will achieve this,” than you are on the path, and this is when life throws obstacles left, right, straight on and which other way, but keep going. Because you will make it”
    Author: Mark O’BrienFamous Quotes About Faster Than (3)
  • . “Every morning the gazelle wakes up knowing she must run faster than the lion or will be dead. Every morning the lion wakes up knowing he must run faster than the gazelle or he’ll starve. It doesn’t matter if you are a lion or a gazelle: when the sun rises you better start to run.”
    Author: Mia Couto
  • . “EnragedI throw myself to the ground and I scream,my best friend is gone, this world is so mean.I cry as I pound my fists on his grass,I’m very upset that our time went so fast.My heart beats faster than ever before,my tears unstoppable, I’m hurt to the core.There are no words people can say,that will ease my excruciating pain.I don’t understand why you had to go.You leaving me, we just didn’t know.I’ll make it somehow, I’ll start anew.But, there is no way I can replace you.I struggle to make it through each day,and retain my sanity in this foggy haze.The sadness and pain that I display,is because God decided to take you away.”
    Author: Michele Lena Lucy
  • . “Robert walked faster than usual, and I had trouble keeping up with him, but I did not hold him back. I was pleased at his urgency. I understood it, for when inspired one does not amble, one runs toward the source.”
    Author: Nancy Moser
  • . “Nanotechnology has been moving a little faster than I expected, virtual reality a little slower.”
    Author: Nick Bostrom
  • . “The faster you strip cultures down, the more you find contrariness and disputation, rather than a solid core, until eventually you reach the individual, a mammal shaped by evolution, material needs, cognitive biases and historical circumstances no doubt, but still a creature with a better right to state his opinions than kings and clerics have to silence them.”Famous Quotes About Faster Than (1)
    Author: Nick Cohen
  • . “Walk neither faster nor slower than your own soul, because it is your soul that will teach you the usefulness of each step you take.”
    Author: Paulo Coelho
  • . “Finding security in mediocrity is an exhausting process. You can work only so many hours, fret only so much. Being a slightly better typist or a slightly faster coder is insufficient. You’re always looking over your shoulder, always trying to be a little less mediocre than the guy next to you. It wears you out.”
    Author: Seth Godin
  • . “Any do-gooder can save one life or a dozen by spending x dollars, but that doesn’t demonstrate anything unless you’ve got x dollars multiplied by the total number of lives that need saving. Stopping poverty one victim at a time is like mowing a lawn one blade at a time. The problem grows faster than the cure can be applied, the only people who profit are the agencies who claim to be cutting grass while they’re actually applying fertilizer.”
    Author: Sheri S. Tepper
  • . “What was true and solid begins to slide, dissolve.Your thoughts unravel faster than a satin ribbonWhose edge hasn’t been burnedUntil you sit amidst a tangle of limp, pink threads,Unable to reasonAt all.”
    Author: Stasia Ward Kehoe
  • . “Dreams age faster than dreamers.”
    Author: Stephen King
  • . “Instead, over the past thirty years, in the world of action and adventure sports, in situations where asses really were on the line, the bounds of the possible have been pushed further and faster than ever before in history. We’ve seen near-exponential growth in ultimate human performance, which is both hyperbolic paradox and considerable mystery. Somehow, a generation’s worth of iconoclastic misfits have rewritten the rules of the feasible, not just raising the bar but often obliterating it altogether. And this brings up one final question: Where–if anywhere–do our actual limits lie?”
    Author: Steven Kotlercccc450c911658ddbbb3c1cae93603e0
  • . “Arben was large. Strong. Armed. And these, his strengths, were his greatest weaknesses. Brute force and the ability to control others through fear and intimidation made men lazy. Overconfident. Slow. She would never be as fast as a bullet, but in close contact, would always be faster than the hand that drew the gun. Speed was life. Speed was survival. Speed born from the will to live, from the necessity of staying one move ahead, speed carved into her psyche one sadistic knife slice after another. That which hadn’t killed her had made her faster.”
    Author: Taylor Stevens
  • . “Snails mate faster than Farnsworths.”Georgie gave her a chastening look. “Eliza.””Well, it’s true. I’ve watched.””You’ve spied on Sir Roland?””No, I’ve spied on snails.”
    Author: Tessa Dare
  • . “The only thing growing faster than the federal government’s deficit is Chris Matthews’ man-crush on Barack Obama.”
    Author: Tim Pawlenty
  • . “The amount of stored information grows four times faster than the world economy, while the processing power of computers grows nine times faster. Little wonder that people complain of information overload. Everyone is whiplashed by the changes.”
    Author: Viktor Mayer Schönberger

  • “You must learn some of my philosophy.  Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”
    –  Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice 
  • “Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.”
    –  Samuel Johnson, The Idler; Poems
  • “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”
    –  Mae West
  • “Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.”
    –  Dorothy ParkerQuotes And Sayings About Pleasure (7)
  • “How easy is it for one benevolent being to diffuse pleasure around him, and how truly is a kind heart a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity to freshen into smiles.”
    – Washington Irving
  • “If it does not come at the last to gladness, then to hell with it.”
    –  Douglas Wilson, Angels in the Architecture
  • “I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.”
    –  Oscar Wilde
  • “You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’  You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.”–  Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • “He who is not satisfied with a little, is satisfied with nothing.”
    –  Epicurus
  • “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.””
    –  Dale Carnegie
  • “Life is more fun if you play games.”
    –  Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald
  • “So she thoroughly taught him that one cannot take pleasure without giving pleasure, and that every gesture, every caress, every touch, every glance, every last bit of the body has its secret, which brings happiness to the person who knows how to wake it. She taught him that after a celebration of love the lovers should not part without admiring each other, without being conquered or having conquered, so that neither is bleak or glutted or has the bad feeling of being used or misused.” Quotes And Sayings About Pleasure (5)
    –  Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha 
  • “Melancholy is the happiness of being sad.”
    –  Victor Hugo
  • “Past pleasures are of as little comfort to a man as the money in his neighbor’s pocket.”
    –  Abraham Miller, Unmoral Maxims
  • “Little is needed to make a wise man happy, but nothing can content a fool.  That is why nearly all men are miserable.”
    –  La Rochefoucauld
  • “That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.”
    –  Edgar Allan PoeQuotes And Sayings About Pleasure (3)
  • “All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be.”
    –  Henry David Thoreau, Walden
  • “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”
    –  Mick Jagger
  • “When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.”
    –  Monica Bellucci
  • “Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.”
    –  Judith Viorst
  • “I’m an atheist, and I don’t have any belief in an afterlife.  You could say that I’m resigned to the fact that this wonderful life that we get here is it.  And having hit 60, it’s a good time to get resigned to these things and not be too nervous or upset – and enjoy what great times one can have.”
    –  David GilmourQuotes And Sayings About Pleasure (3)
  • “Enjoy life, even in the most chaotic, hectic moments.  Take time to breathe.  Take time to consider what is important versus what is rubbish.  Those are the times where slowing down is healthiest.  Those are the times where it really counts.  And, if you come across an impossible situation, crying will not help.  Open your mouth, but instead of sobs and wails, give out a little chuckle.  It’ll make all the difference in your attitude and therefore, in your situation.”
    –  Leigh Hershkovich
  • “Pleasure cannot be shared; like pain, it can only be experienced or inflicted, and when we give pleasure to our lovers or bestow charity upon the needy, we do so, not to gratify the object of our benevolence, but only ourselves. For the truth is that we are kind for the same reason as we are cruel, in order that we may enhance the sense of our own power.”
    –  Aldos Huxley, After Many a Summer Dies the Swan
  • “They that seldom take pleasure, seldom give pleasure.”
    –  Fulke Greville, MaximsQuotes And Sayings About Pleasure (2)
  • “Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men.  Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.”
    –  Friedrich Nietzsche 
  • “All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost – the most legitimate – passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.”
    –  Marquis de Sade 
  • “I’m a naked mind, in a covered body.” 
    –  Sara Keddar 
  • “Pleasure!  The end of suffering or the beginning of an enjoyment?”
    –  M.F. Moonzajer, Love, Hatred, and Madness  
  • “In the end, it doesn’t matter how many breaths you take, but how many moments took your breath away.”
    –  Shing Xiong 
  • “We must risk delight. We can do without pleasure, but not delight. Not enjoyment. We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world. To make injustice the only measure of our attention is to praise the Devil.” 
    –  Jack Gilbert, Refusing Heaven
  • “We recognize pleasure as the first good innate in us, and from pleasure we begin every act of choice and avoidance, and to pleasure we return again, using the feeling as the standard by which we judge every good.”
    –  Epicurus, Letter to Menoeceus
  • “Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness–that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.”
    –  Jane Austen, PersuasionQuotes And Sayings About Pleasure (6)
  • “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”
    –  W. Somerset Maugham, Books and You
  • “Stranger, here you do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure.”
    –  On a sign at the entrance to the Garden of Epicurus in Athens. 
  • “Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.”
    –  William Burroughs
  • “When happiness was a matter of pleasure, and pleasure a matter of taste, one could be happy simply by rolling in filth.”
    –  Darrin M. McMahon, Happiness: A History
  • “The more often he feels without acting, the less he will be able ever to act, and, in the long run, the less he will be able to feel.”
    –  C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters
  • “The best thing is to possess pleasures without being their slave; not to be devoid of pleasures.”
    –  Aristippus, Cyrenaics
  • “A new hedonism – that is what our century wants.”
    –  Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • “Pleasure is the sun of the morning, the cloud of the meridian, and the storm of the evening.”
    –  William Scott Downey, Proverbs

  • “The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.”
    –  Martin Tupper, Proverbial Philosophy

  • “It is not the young man who should be considered fortunate but the old man who as lived well, because the young man in his prime wanders much by chance, vacillating in his beliefs, while the old man has docked in the harbour, have safeguarded his true happiness.”–  Epicurus 

    • I think you have to be when you own your own business. I’m looking at the new No Limit as being a legacy. It’s incredible that we’ve been able to build this up and survive over ten years and we are doing the right thing by maintaining.

    • Everybody needs love. There are a lot of guys that you think are hard-core gangsters, but all these guys’ weaknesses are women. Look at the movie Scarface. At the end of the day, all he wanted to do was to have kids with his woman.Master P Famous Quotes, Rare Quotes And Sayings (5)

    • I go to church strapped with a 45 glock.

    • People do look up to me and it makes me feel good. I made it out of a bad situation and I didn’t mind bettering myself and I think that is what people respect. Most people go backwards but I was able to look at the big picture.

  • How does hating get started? It’s started by the jealous people, and they get mad over the things you have.

  • I think you’ve got good people and bad people in everything you do. If you start making a big deal of it, then it’s a problem. It’s like in life. We’ve got bad doctors and lawyers. We’ve got bad priests! We don’t target every priest and say he’s bad. You have to go to church and you have to go see some doctors. Some people have to be good.Master P Famous Quotes, Rare Quotes And Sayings (4)

  • Who wanna be next? While you a dead superstar, the record company still cashin’ checks.

  • I think everybody has a good and bad side.

  • My little cousin Jimmy told me in jail he was a drag queen.

  • With every falling flake, a unique spark of interest falls from heaven.

  • I get hoes like acorns falling out of trees.

  • If I can go through what I’ve been through and do a television show with my son and then be a boy from the hood making records for the people I make records for, that’s reality.Master P Famous Quotes, Rare Quotes And Sayings (3)

  • Television is not like making records. I wanna tell all you kids, do not try this at home, ’cause it’s hard. It takes a lot of hard work, a lot of practice, and a lot of different takes.

  • I think my thing is I grew up in the ghetto, and I was able to get a second chance. That’s what I’m trying to tell kids.

  • You know, I started doing movies. I mean, my mind was brought into saying, ‘You know what? I want to build a generation of wealth.Master P Famous Quotes, Rare Quotes And Sayings (2)

    I think you’ve got good people and bad people in everything you do. If you start making a big deal of it, then it’s a problem. It’s like in life. We’ve got bad doctors and lawyers. We’ve got bad priests! We don’t target every priest and say he’s bad. You have to go to church and you have to go see some doctors. Some people have to be good.