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    All Time Favourite Quotes

    After 25 years in this world, I’ve had ups and downs, lessons learned, experienced many peoples and parts of the world. These are my favourite one-line nuggets of wisdom.



    Life is either daring adventure or nothing at all – Helen Keller

    Buy the ticket, take the ride – Hunter S. Thompson

    You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough – Mae West

    Above all, try something – Franklin D. Roosevelt

    The days are long, but the years are short – Gretchen Rubin

    Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you.

    If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal – Paul Coelho.

    Do one thing every day that scares you – Eleanor Roosevelt

    In the end it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years – Edward J. Stieglitz

    Be where your feet are



    I never worry about the future, it comes soon enough – Albert Einstein

    I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. – Attributed to Mark Twain

    Perhaps you are overvaluing what you don’t have and undervaluing what you do – Jordan Peterson

    Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from. – Dakota Meyer

    If you keep rereading the same chapter you’ll never finish the book

    Treasure every moment that isn’t painful – Jordan Peterson

    You are not your job, you’re not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet – Fight Club

    A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor – Franklin D. Roosevelt

    How much passion have cost us the evils which have never happened – Thomas Jefferson

    Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety – Benjamin Franklin

    One who makes no mistakes makes nothing at all – Giacomo Casanova

    Action expresses priorities – Gandhi

    I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made – Franklin D Roosevelt

    Whatever you do, do with all your might – Tullius Cicero

    No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else – P. T. Barnum

    Today is the youngest you will ever get and the oldest you will be in your history. The present is the best time to start anything

    We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it – Abraham Lincoln

    Once you realise your worth, nothing can stop you – Thomas Shelby

    Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something – Plato

    What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be – Ellen Burstyn

    Hard times create strong men. Strong men great good times. Good times create weak men. Weak men create hard times.


    Solo travel is expensive but awesome

    If I’d followed all the rules I’d never have gotten anywhere – Marilyn Monroe

    Without a goal you can’t score

    Winners never quit, and quitters never win – Vince Lombardi

    It always seems impossible until it’s done – Nelson Mandela

    Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about – Winston Churchill

    Champions keep playing until they get it right – Billie Jean King

    Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting – Napoleon Hill

    If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting the rest of our lives – Lemony Snicket

    The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer – Fridtjof Nansen

    Everyone must choose one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret – unknown

    Devote the rest of your life to making progress – Epictetus


    favourite quotes

    Life doesn’t seem much worth living unless it’s amusing – Jeremy Clarkson

    I’d rather be undermined than not on the mind at all – Faye, Love Island 2021


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    The trick to education is to teach in such a way that people only find out they’re learning when it’s too late – Harold Edgerton

    Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    …there is nothing so practical as a good theory – Lewin

    If you give me 6 hours to chop a tree down, I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe – Abraham Lincoln



    A friend to all is a friend to none – Aristotle

    No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth – Plato

    When everyone’s thinking alike, no one’s thinking at all

    They come for me before they come for thee

    The further society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it – George Orwell

    I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it – Evelyn Beatrice Hall

    Silence is a lesson learned from the many sufferings of life – Seneca

    “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana, The Life of Reason, 1905.

    To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise – Voltaire

    The party told you to reject the evidence of your own eyes and ears, it was their final, most essential command – George Orwell

    A prisoner who doesn’t know he’s in prison is the best slave

    It isn’t until it is

    Unlikely is just certainty waiting for its turn – Markiplier

    The difference between conspiracy and truth is about 2 years

    A problem shared is not a problem halved. A problem shared is a problem doubled. – Jack Barker

    The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are so full of doubts – Bertrand Russell

    Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. History has stopped. – George Orwell, 1984

    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we lose our freedoms it will be because we have destroyed ourselves from within – Abraham Lincoln

    A good manager does not feel a sense of power; he feels a sense of responsibility. – Jack Barker

    Demoralisation, destablisation, crisis, normalisation

    “The fire is out” says the man with the flamethrower – Mum

    There is no justice among men – Nicholas II, last tsar of russia

    Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana

    There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. — Maya Angelou

    And those who were dancing were thought to be insane by those who couldn’t hear the music – Freidrich Nietzsche

    Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed – Alexander Pope

    You gotta train your mind not to give a fuck, even when your heart does – Thomas Shelby

    If you expect disappointment, then you can never really be disappointed. – MJ, Spiderman No Way Home 2021

    Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened – Theodor Seuss Geisel

    It’s easier to fool someone than to convince them they are fooled

    The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of history – George Orwell

    For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind – Hosea 8:7

    You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do – Carl Jung

    When the debate is lost, slander becomes a tool of the loser – Socrates

    We suffer more in imagination than in reality – Seneca



    Keep your expectations high, then find people who meet them – Bumble

    Never take it seriously, and if you never take it seriously you never get hurt, if you never get hurt you always have fun – penny lane

    The more you love, the more you suffer – Vincent van Gogh

    Life is like an elevator. On your way up, sometimes you have to stop and let some people off – Ziad K Abdelnour

    Sometimes walking away with good memories is enough

    Maybe the word “forever” was meant for memories not people

    Now I have to remember you for longer than I’ve known you

    Some people can stay in your heart, but not in your life

    You’ll never not be home to me

    Chasing ghosts for years just to feel the high i felt with her, even just once – ibelike_tadow

    I’m stuck between, I don’t ever want to feel that type of hurt again, and, I really want to feel that kind of love again.

    Loneliness is easier to deal with than disappointment – sunnraayy

    And although you didn’t make it to the end of my book, I’ll always remember the pages you are on – @444_hereyesonly

    Don’t be sad it’s over. Be happy that it happened. – Ian Brown

    Real love ain’t easy and easy love ain’t real


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