as the year 2002 creeps upon us and i begin to grow into a new life, i thought it would be neat to chronicle from the beginning of the year all the important sayings i hear. so, even though i have books full of enlightening quotes, embarrassing quotes, and quotes in between, you'll only get the 2002 quotes here. enjoy!
'serious' quotationsLove is friendship that has caught fire.'silly' quotations
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to enhance all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
If the world blew itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is made from the same stuff as you; be confident, for the stars are of the same stuff as you.
In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time.
-Edward P. Tyron
"Yes, that's so," said Sam. "I wonder what sort of tale we've fallen into?"
"I wonder," said Frodo. "But I don't know. And that's the way of a real tale."
-J.R.R. TolkienWe're just sitting here, being pirates.
Something that looks vaguely like ice cream is straight ahead.
Yes, Karen, I'm a woman... but I'm also a lesbian, so it all works out.
Did you just say 'Follow The Druid?'
I'm fighting you with a road atlas?
But the fact that she has a bow indicates personal decoration, which means she has a consciousness!
Ok, we're arguing about the metaphysics of Pac-Man. Make us shut up!
-Me and Steph, sequentially
See, it works!
I have no breasts!
-Me and Brian, sequentially