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Now that you and your sister are graduated.....

A clip from "PS I love You"


maybe this one...


or Mary thinks it is one by the daughters of a lady who wrote quotes in the margins...


here are some more..


And more sent from an email..


I have some listed on my Facebook page... I collected them for years from the desk diary at work! Can't find them at the moment!


Here are a few from an ACE email...


Musings for an approaching Election.


In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame; two is a law firm and three or more is a government.

John Adams


If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.

Mark Twain


Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of government. But then I repeat myself.

Mark Twain


I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

Winston Churchill


A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul .

George Bernard Shaw


Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.

Douglas Casey, Classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown University


Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian


Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.

Frederic Bastiat, French economist(1801-1850)


I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Will Rogers


If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free!

P.J. O'Rourke


In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.

Voltaire (1764)


Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you!

Pericles (430 B.C.)


No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.

Mark Twain (1866)


Talk is cheap...except when government does it.



The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.

Ronald Reagan


The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.

Mark Twain


There is no distinctly Native American criminal government.

Mark Twain


What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.

Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995)


A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.


Thomas Jefferson


We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.




I used to collect Quotes...

I have a Word doc from years ago with all the desk calender quote for the day.

I used to add a few each day or week, 100s of pages somewhere on the PC

Here are some more I just found...


"Shoot any scene at the time of realization of the highest emotional stress coupled with sense of pictorial form - is a decisive moment". Henri Cartier-Bresson


“I hope that my work will encourage self expression in others and stimulate the search for beauty and creative excitement in the great world around us.”-Ansel Adams


“True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values.”- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe


“Buildings should keep you dry and feed the soul.” - Zaha Hadid .


"Each project is a challenge."- Norman Foster.


"As swift as the wind, quiet as a forest, furious as fire, immovable as a mountain." - Takeda family


"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not."- Kurt Cobain


"A friend is nothing but a known enemy."- Kurt Cobain


"The duty of youth is to challenge corruption."- Kurt Cobain


"There's nothing better than having a baby. Holding my baby is the best drug in the world." - Kurt Cobain


"We're so trendy we can't even escape ourselves."- Kurt Cobain


"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye."- Jimi Hendrix


"Rap music's been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn't."- Alexander Lee McQueen


"You can only go forward by making mistakes." - Alexander Lee McQueen


"I want to empower women. "- Alexander Lee McQueen


"Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion."- Vitruvius


"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." - Pablo Picasso


"I am still learning." - Michelangelo


"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." - Salvador Dali


For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. Vincent Van Gogh


If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh


I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed. Vincent Van Gogh


Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh


I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. Vincent Van Gogh


When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. Vincent Van Gogh


Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model. Vincent Van Gogh


Do something worth remembering. Elvis Presley


Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over. Elvis Presley


I'am not the King. Jesus Christ is the King. I'am just entertainer. Elvis Presley


A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business, live concerts. Elvis Presley


People think you're crazy if you talk about things they don't understand. Elvis Presley


You only pass through this life once. You don't come back for an encore. Elvis Presley


Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Elvis Presley


I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. Elvis Presley


I believe the key to happiness is : someone to love , something to do , and something to look forward to. Elvis Presley


When things go wrong don't go with them. Elvis Presley


"Be as you wish to seem." Socrates


"Wisdom begins in wonder. " Socrates


"Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live." Socrates


"A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true." Socrates


"Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant." Socrates


"True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing." Socrates


"Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior." Socrates


"True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us." Socrates


"I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. " Socrates


"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates


"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for. " Socrates


"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy." Socrates


"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." Socrates


"I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. " Socrates


"From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate." Socrates


"Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us." Socrates


"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature." Socrates


"I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn't really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up." Johnny Depp


"The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants." Johnny Depp


"When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit."

Johnny Depp


"If there's any message to my work, it is ultimately that it's OK to be different, that it's good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color. " Johnny Depp


"Trips to the dentist - I like to postpone that kind of thing."Johnny Depp


"I'm not sure I'm adult yet." Johnny Depp


"There's a drive in me that won't allow me to do certain things that are easy. " Johnny Depp


"The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'airplane food.' " Johnny Depp


"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too." Johnny Depp


"I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something."Johnny Depp


"People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people." Johnny Depp


"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." Francis of Assisi


"Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love." Francis of Assisi


"For it is in giving that we receive." Francis of Assisi


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