Friday, 21 November 2008

Some Quotes I'd Like to Remember...

"Action without philosophy is a lethal weapon, philosophy without action is worthless"
--Soichiro Honda

"A person who is nice to you but rude to the waiter, or to others, is not a nice person."
--Bill Swanson

"La musique c'est mon pays libre
C'est mon jouet c'est pas une mine d'or
J'ai pas besoin de votre accord sur ma guitare"
--Kain, Jusqu'au Ciel

"People hardly ever make use of the freedom they have. For example, the freedom of thought. Instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation."
--Søren Kierkegaard

"If a motorcyclist wants to show national pride, enhance social safety and family happiness, he/she must: (1) drive ethically and obey the laws (2) have great driving skills (3) stop smoking and drinking"
--Taiwanese Motorcycle Driving Test Question

"Telle est la faiblesse de notre raison: elle ne sert le plus souvent qu'à justifer nos croyance"
--Marcel Pagnol, La gloire de mon père (p. 16)

"If your theory is found to be against the second law of thermodynamics I can give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation"
--Sir Arthur Eddington


"The true is not superior to the good and the beautiful. The true and the good and the beautiful belong essentially to every human existence and are united not in thinking them but in living them."
-- Soren Kierkegaard


"What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument"
--C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man, p. 69


"Time does not heal the wound, it will though, in its most merciful way, blunt the edge ever-so slightly."
--88 Minutes (movie)


"Happiness is only real when shared."
--Into The Wild (movie)


"Something unknown is doing we don't know what."
--Sir Arthur Eddington

2 comments:

Aled said...

Just a quote you might also like:

“Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”

Enjoy

Anonymous said...

Que penses-tu de celle-ci

Le bonheur n'est pas une destination, c'est un moyen de transport.

Fred Pellerin

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