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Maya Hanson (mye3 poet)


Quotes for 2014 (part 1)


A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams, writer

Active imaginations are rarer than they seem.

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. -Morihei Ueshiba, actress

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. –Marie Curie, chemist

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. -Mark Twain, writer

Everything in this room is eatable. Even I'm eatable...but that is called cannibalism, my dear children, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies. -Johnny Depp, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. -E.B. White, writer

I am only as strong as the chocolate I eat, the hair spray I use, and the friends I have.

I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it. –Walt Disney, cartoonist/inventor

I have seen the future and it’s like the present, only longer. -Henry Quisenberry

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy. –Marie Curie, chemist

I'm little, but I love big things. –Lorrie Fair, athlete

If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord. -Johann Sebastian Bach, musician

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes. –Douglas Adams, writer

It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change who I was to reach two very different types of people. –Marc Jacobs, designer

Laughter is not only the best medicine, it has created my entire existence.

My role model is never seen without a smile on her face. And that is why she is my role model.

Not all who wander are lost. -J.R.R. Tolkien, writer

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. -Mark Twain, writer

The greatest thing that has ever happened to me hasn’t happened yet.

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. –Pearl Bailey, actress

Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder. -Paul Valery, poet

We loved with a love that was more than love. -Edgar Allan Poe, writer

When one ducks a challenge, the results are the same as failure. When one decides to meet it head on, one has seen the impossible.

You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself. -Pearl Bailey, actress

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2014
Edited: Saturday, January 04, 2014

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