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I thought i would add to the picture thread and do quotes.

'I have a dream' Martin Luther King on Black Civil Rights


'We will fight them on the beaches' Winston Churchill on WWII


(***Anyone who puts dumb pointless quotes is a homsexual***)
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#2
"when the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will then know peace" - hendrix.

Influential and moving cos its true, but not infuential enough to change the world unlike Martin
#3
^Those are good. I can't think of any right now, but if I think of some I'll post

Edit: Not to Sabu
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#5
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"when the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will then know peace" - hendrix.


i was going to post that
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#6
Quote by mesa5150
I thought i would add to the picture thread and do quotes.

'I have a dream' Martin Luther King on Black Civil Rights


'We will fight them on the beaches' Winston Churchill on WWII


(***Anyone who puts dumb pointless quotes is a homsexual***)


and what's wrong with being a homosexual?
#8
"You shall not pass!" - Gandalf the Grey
"Fly, you fools." - Gandalf the Grey
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I'll logic you right in the thyroid.

Art & Lutherie
#9
Voltaire ftw!

Anything too stupid to be said is sung.

Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.

The secret of being boring is to say everything.

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

All by voltaire :P
#10
you have posted two of the most commonly used quotes, is that all you know about famous inspirtional quotes? I have a dream, yes I do too, quote the part of his speech that was moving too you. Yes it was influential but whats moving to the four words by themselves 'I have a dream'?

Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
-Arthur Koestler-

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
-Roland Barthes-

Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
-Joel Hawes-
#12
"its better to burn out, than to fade away"
-Kurt Cobain-

I like it for some reason
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One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know.


Jaco Pastorius


E-A-G-L-E-S!!
#13
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"You shall not pass!" - Gandalf the Grey
"Fly, you fools." - Gandalf the Grey


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Hey Meg.
Proud of you.
#14
Alright, here are some good ones kicking off with the master of inspirational quotes.

"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."

"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people"

"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."

"Be the change that you want to see in the world. "
Mahatma Ghandi

"Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die."
Joe Hill

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
Winston Churchill

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do."

Atticus from Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful."
Buddha

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

"A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be."

Albert Einstein

"The philosophers have already perceived the world in various ways; the point is to change it."
Karl Marx
#15
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.
—By John McCrae

Edit: This is an excerpt from "Funeral Blues" by W.H. Auden. These are some of the most powerful words I have ever read.

He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last for ever: I was wrong.

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.
For nothing now can ever come to any good.
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Here in Belgium it's a big and very famous poem and when I was young I had to learn it.

Everybody is equal but some people are more equal than others - George Orwell

The quickest way to end war is to loose it - Orwell

Only 2 things are infinite, human stupidity and space but about the 2nd I'm not sure - Einstein

Common sense isn't that common - Einstein
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"WHY DON'T YOU JUST F*CK OFF?!" So I ran up to her face and went "FINE, I F*CKING WILL" and stuck my hands down my pants and started masturbating. My friends were pissing themselves laughing while she just went "JESUS CHRIST"
#17
Quote by the metal bassi
"its better to burn out, than to fade away"
-Kurt Cobain-

I like it for some reason



kurt cobain didnt invent that line. plus it is total bs
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Quote by the metal bassi
"its better to burn out, than to fade away"
-Kurt Cobain-

I like it for some reason


Thats not by Kurt Cobain, it's originally from Hey Hey, My My by Neil Young. Though it is a good quote.
Peace, Love, Empathy.
#20
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens" Jimi Hendrix.
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#22
" if you cant feed your baby, then dont have a baby " micheal jackson- wanna be startin somethin
Motley Crue 2/11/06!
Motley Crue/Aerosmith 11/21/06!
Sanctity/BLS 3/12/07!
Bleeding Through/Slayer/Manson-7/25/07!
A7x/Operator/the Confession/Black Tide 11/25/07!
Van Halen 2/12/07!
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No, I wouldn't. My bear's penis is off limits.
#23
Load universe into cannon, Aim at brain, Fire
C2B3
Colnel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains

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I don't put people's quotes in my sig, but this would go there if I did.
#26
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard Feynman

Eppur Si Muove
Galileo Galilei (Even though it sounds like bullshit to me, it sounds pretty epic.)
...Up to the battlefield to where the spirits walk...
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#27
They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn't want to be broken.
Bobby Sands on the British Invaders.

We refuse to lie here in dishonor! We are not criminals, but Irishmen! This is the crime of which we stand accused.
Bobby Sands

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the Music.
George Carlin.
#28
If you're not ready to die for it, take the word "freedom" out of your vocabulary.

-Malcolm X
#29
Wanting to be someone is a waste of the person you are.
KURT COBAIN
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#31
Quote by the metal bassi
"its better to burn out, than to fade away"
-Kurt Cobain-

I like it for some reason

Wasn't that in a Def Leppard song, though?
like before Nirvana was even formed?
Corona Corona
#32
L'après-midi d'un faune (Stéphane Mallarmé, Originally in French)

These nymphs that I would perpetuate:
so clear
And light, their carnation, that it floats in the air
Heavy with leafy slumbers.
Did I love a dream?
My doubt, night's ancient hoard, pursues its theme
In branching labyrinths, which being still
The veritable woods themselves, alas, reveal
My triumph as the ideal fault of roses.
Consider...
if the women of your glosses
Are phantoms of your fabulous desires!
Faun, the illusion flees from the cold, blue eyes
Of the chaster nymph like a fountain gushing tears:
But the other, all in sighs, you say, compares
To a hot wind through the fleece that blows at noon?
No! through the motionless and weary swoon
Of stifling heat that suffocates the morning,
Save from my flute, no waters murmuring
In harmony flow out into the groves;
And the only wind on the horizon no ripple moves,
Exhaled from my twin pipes and swift to drain
The melody in arid drifts of rain,
Is the visible, serene and fictive air
Of inspiration rising as if in prayer.
Relate, Sicilian shores, whose tranquil fens
My vanity disturbs as do the suns,
Silent beneath the brilliant flowers of flame:
"That cutting hollow reeds my art would tame,
I saw far off, against the glaucous gold
Of foliage twined to where the springs run cold,
An animal whiteness languorously swaying;
To the slow prelude that the pipes were playing,
This flight of swans -- no! naiads -- rose in a shower
Of spray..."
Day burns inert in the tawny hour
And excess of hymen is escaped away --
Without a sign, from one who pined for the primal A:
And so, beneath a flood of antique light,
As innocent as are the lilies white,
To my first ardours I wake alone.
Besides sweet nothings by their lips made known,
Kisses that only mark their perfidy,
My chest reveals an unsolved mystery...
The toothmarks of some strange, majestic creature:
Enough! Arcana such as these disclose their nature
Only through vast twin reeds played to the skies,
That, turning to music all that clouds the eyes,
Dream, in a long solo, that we amused
The beauty all around us by confused
Equations with our credulous melody;
And dream that the song can make love soar so high
That, purged of all ordinary fantasies
Of back or breast -- incessant shapes that rise
In blindness -- it distills sonorities
From every empty and monotonous line.
Then, instrument of flights, Syrinx malign,
At lakes where you attend me, bloom once more!
Long shall my discourse from the echoing shore
Depict those goddesses: by masquerades,
I'll strip the veils that sanctify their shades;
And when I've sucked the brightness out of grapes,
To quell the flood of sorrow that escapes,
I'll lift the empty cluster to the sky,
Avidly drunk till evening has drawn nigh,
And blow in laughter through the luminous skins.
Let us inflate our MEMORIES, O nymphs.
"Piercing the reeds, my darting eyes transfix,
Plunged in the cooling waves, immortal necks,
And cries of fury echo through the air;
Splendid cascades of tresses disappear
In shimmering jewels. Pursuing them, I find
There, at my feet, two sleepers intertwined,
Bruised in the languor of duality,
Their arms about each other heedlessly.
I bear them, still entangled, to a height
Where frivolous shadow never mocks the light
And dying roses yield the sun their scent,
That with the day our passions might be spent."
I adore you, wrath of virgins--fierce delight
Of the sacred burden's writhing naked flight
From the fiery lightning of my lips that flash
With the secret terror of the thirsting flesh:
From the cruel one's feet to the heart of the shy,
Whom innocence abandons suddenly,
Watered in frenzied or less woeful tears.
"Gay with the conquest of those traitorous fears,
I sinned when I divided the dishevelled
Tuft of kisses that the gods had ravelled.
For hardly had I hidden an ardent moan
Deep in the joyous recesses of one
(Holding by a finger, that her swanlike pallor
From her sister's passion might be tinged with colour,
The little one, unblushingly demure),
When from my arms, loosened by death obscure,
This prey, ungrateful to the end, breaks free,
Spurning the sobs that still transported me."
Others will lead me on to happiness,
Their tresses knotted round my horns, I guess.
You know, my passion, that crimson with ripe seeds,
Pomegranates burst in a murmur of bees,
And that our blood, seized by each passing form,
Flows toward desire's everlasting swarm.
In the time when the forest turns ashen and gold
And the summer's demise in the leaves is extolled,
Etna! when Venus visits her retreat,
Treading your lava with innocent feet,
Though a sad sleep thunders and the flame burns cold.
I hold the queen!
Sure punishment...
No, but the soul,
Weighed down by the body, wordless, struck dumb,
To noon's proud silence must at last succumb:
And so, let me sleep, oblivious of sin,
Stretched out on the thirsty sand, drinking in
The bountiful rays of the wine-growing star!
Couple, farewell; I'll see the shade that now you are.


That poem inspired Claude Debussy to write his most famous prelude, which is one of my absolute favorite orchestral compositions of all.
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“To know that you do not know is the best. To pretend to know when you do not know is disease.”

-Lao Tzu
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.


-Jimi Hendrix-

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#35
listen to the lyrics for creed - what if.
"forked tongues in bitter mouths can drive a man to flea from inside out".
#36
Although it doesn't make much sense, I like the "Its better to burn out than to fade away" quote, along with "If you want to be heard, shout, but if you want someone to listen, whisper", and for someone reason, "because none of us are as cruel as all of us" - 4chan
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#37
I've always liked this quote.

"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
Benjamin Franklin - During the signing of the Declaration of Independance.
#38
"Its not what you talk about that makes words come easily, its who you talk about it with."


I know, I made it up, Epic Phail
#39
"I hope Karma puts you in a microwave"

I always laugh at that one
The Pit. The Movie.
#40
"If you would not be forgotten, when you are dead and rotten, then write things worth the reading, or do things worth the writing."
-Ben Franklin

I hold that one very close to me


"Every year is getting shorter,

Never seem to find the time.

plans that either come to naught,

or half a page of scribbled lines."
-Pink Floyd

So true
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