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Ellis Benus – “My words are meaningless, and my meanings are wordless.”

Ellis Benus – “Dreams, it seems, don’t pay the bills.”

Ellis Benus – “Good things don’t happen to those who wait! Good things happen to those who make them happen!”

Ellis Benus – “There is no fade to black in real life.”

Ellis Benus – “In-Laws are like salt. A little bit is good, but too much can ruin ANYTHING.”

Ellis Benus – “It’s always easiest to make others laugh, when you’re asking them to laugh at you.”

Ellis Benus – “Look for ways to be happy, not justifications for your attitude.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery – “A goal without a plan is just a wish. ”

Fortune Cookie – “Seek out the significance of your problem at this time. Try to understand.”

Heath Harris – “You can’t do it… That’s the point!”

Heath Harris – “When it gets beyond you… That’s when its God’s calling!”

Eleanor Roosevelt – “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

Will Smith – “Being Realistic is the Most Commonly Traveled Road to Mediocrity”

Amy Wallace – “Looking back over human history, rationality has been the anomaly.”

Kurt Cobain – “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”

Ken Robinson – “If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original.”

Benjamin Disraeli – “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.”

J. J. Abrams – “The point is, we should never underestimate process. The experience of the doing really is everything. The ending should be the end of that experience, not the experience itself.”

Lucius Seneca – “There is nothing the busy man is less busied with than living; there is nothing harder to learn.”

Jay London – “I saw a stationery store move.”

Jeph Jacques – “You can either hold yourself up to the unrealistic standards of others, or ignore them and concentrate on being happy with yourself as you are.”

Robert Anthony – “When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”

Bill Vaughan – “Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.”

Sir William Drummond – “He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.”

Stu Phillips of Ridgelift Ventures – “Economic slowdowns tend to coincide with bright people leaving big companies to do their own thing.”

Evan Esar – “Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment.”

James Thurber – “Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?”

Eldest pg 361 – “Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist, and never shall. There is only now.”

Eldest pg 544 – “The problem he struggled with, though, was that if the elves were right, it meant that nearly all the humans and dwarves were deluded, something Eragon found difficult to accept. That many people cannot be mistaken, he insisted to himself.”

Eldest pg 620 – “It takes courage to admint you were wrong. Only if you are afraid of looking foolish, and i would have looked farm more foolish if I persisted with an erroneous belief.”

Eldest – Eragon on Religion – “For a long time, Eragon stared out the window, turning Oromis’s words over in his mind. “You don’t believe in an afterlife, then.”

“From what Glaedr said, you already knew that.”

“And you don’t put stock in gods.”

“We give credence only to that which we can prove exists. Since we cannot find evidence that gods, miracles, and other supernatural things are real, we do not trouble ourselves about them. If that were to change, if Helzvog were to reveal himself to us, then we would accept the new information and revise our position.”

“It seems a cold world without something . . . more.”

“On the contrary,” said Oromis, “it is a better world. A place where we are responsible for our own actions, where we can be kind to one another because we want to and because it is the right thing to do instead of being frightened into behaving by the threat of divine punishment. I won’t tell you what to believe, Eragon. It is far better to be taught to think critically and then be allowed to make your own decisions than to have someone else’s notions thrust upon you. You ask after our religion, and I have answered of you true. Make of it what you will.”

Henry Ford – “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.”

Ambrose Bierce – “Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.”

Henry Miller – “Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.”

Sir Francis Bacon – “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”

Woody Allen – “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work… I want to achieve it through not dying.”

Aristotle – “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing.”

Eric Sink – “The way to get burned is to spend all your time daydreaming about how wonderful things will be after the deal is done. The way to win is to carefully figure out how tolerable things will be after the deal falls through.”

Mark Twain – “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

Paul Valery – “What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.”

Mo Udall – “If you can find something everyone agrees on, it’s wrong.”

Martin Luther King – “A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.”

George Santayana – “There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.”

King Edward VIII – “The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.”

Kevin Costner – “Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they’ve stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.”

Mark Twain – “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”

Voltaire – “A witty saying proves nothing.”

Henry Ford – “If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.”

HE Martz – “He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination–and taxes.”

John Steinbeck – “I know three things will never be believed – the true, the probable, and the logical.”

Albert Einstein – “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”

Albert Einstein – “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

Napoleon Bonaparte – “Imagination governs the world.”

Aristotle – “No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.”

Mark Twain- “Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.”

A. G. Buckham – “Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.”

Shakespeare: Julius Caesar – “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste death but once.”

Eric Schmidt, Google CEO – “Attempting to provide too much order dries out the creativity.”

Evan Esar – “America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.”

Niccolo Machiavelli – “Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.”

Bob Edwards – “A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.”

Tony Robbins – “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”

Thomas Jefferson – “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Thomas A. Edison – “Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.”

Jack London – “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

Robert Anton Wilson – “Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt… Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves.”

Eric Hoffer – “We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.”

Adlai E. Stevenson – “He who slings mud generally loses ground.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero – “Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.”

Victor Hugo – “One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.”

Victor Hugo – “Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.”

Abu Bakr – “Knowledge is the life of the mind.”

Samuel Johnson – “A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good.”

Naguib Mahfouz – “God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.”

Mark Twain – “The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.”

Unknown – “You cannot have manslaughter without laughter.”

Benjamin Disraeli – “Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

P. J. O’Rourke – “There’s one more terrifying fact about old people: I’m going to be one soon.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower – “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

Benjamin Disraeli – “Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

Orison Swett Marden – “All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.”

Bill Cosby – “A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.”

Francis Bacon – “Knowledge is power.”

Aristotle – “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

Albert Einstein – “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

Thomas Jefferson – “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”

Saint Augustine – “Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

John Glenn – “There is still no cure for the common birthday.”

Michael J. Fox – “Pain is temporary, film is forever.”

Michael J. Fox – “I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God’s business.”

Michael J. Fox – “People always ask me if I say to myself ‘Why Me?’ and I tell them, ‘Why not me?”‘- On being diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease

Fred Allen – “Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.”

B. F. Skinner – “The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.”

Drizzt Do’Urden – “Profound pain is often the unavoidable reality of conscious existence. How less tolerable that loss will be if we compound it internally with a sense of guilt.”

Lou Holtz – “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

Bill Watterson – “There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.”

Arnold H. Glasow – “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.”

Bodhi (Point Break) – “It was about us against the system. That system that kills the human spirit. We stand for something. To those dead souls inching along the freeways in their metal coffins, we show them that the human spirit is still alive.”

William Feather – “No man is a failure who is enjoying life.”

Herbert Hoover – “About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.”

Epictetus – “Only the educated are free.”

Charles Kettering – “Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax.”

Anais Nin – “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

Unknown – “Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?”

Bernard Baruch – “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.”

Anatole France – “It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.”

Bill Watterson – “There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.”

Edward Bulwer-Lytton – “Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.”

“I’ve noticed that very few people are scary, once you’ve poked them in the eye.”
– Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan of Bones

Ralph Waldo Emerson – “A man is what he thinks about all day long.”

William Shakespeare – “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

James A. Baldwin – “People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.”

Unknown – “Profanity is the act of a feeble mind searching for a way to express itself.”

“History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.”
– Napoleon Bonaparte – NOT Napoleon Dynamite!

“I have got half a mind to find your old man and kick him in the nuts
so hard he can never foul the earth witha nother little s**t like you.”
– Billy Bob Thornton – Bad News Bears

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.”
– Henry David Thoreau
p.s. Do you think he only had 1 friend?!

“Unlike Abrahamic religions, Buddhism is not in conflict with science, because it isn’t stuck in belief. It is more like what science aspires to be.”
– Sat Tara S. Khalsa – Wired Magazine Issue 14.04 Rants and Raves

“My life is my message.”
– Mohandas Gandhi

“Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”
– Albert Einstein

“When everyone is against you, it means that you are absolutely wrong– or absolutely right.”
Albert Guinon

“We are spiritual beings having a physical experience.”
– Random Bumper Sticker

“Youth is wasted on the young.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“Inigo Montoya: You seem a decent fellow, I hate to kill you.
Westley: You seem a decent fellow, I hate to die..”
The Princess Bride

“Get busy living, or get busy dying.”
– Andy Dufresne
The Shawshank Redemption

“I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it. ”
– Voltaire

“You can’t have Manslaughter without Laughter!”

“It’s all about finding what is good about your present situation and embracing that.”

The single best advice for any D&D roleplayer ever!
“Forget about the numbers, and focus on the characters, situations and environment!”

“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
– H. L. Mencken

“Nothing happens unless first we dream.”
– Carl Sandburg

“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.”
– Winston Churchill

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
– Mark Twain

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.”
– William James

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.”
– Katharine Hepburn

“There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.”
– Plato

“I like children – fried.”
– W. C. Fields

“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

“[It is] much easier to conceive than to carry through, to abandon than to complete.”
– Carolyn G. Heilbrun from Writing a Woman’s Life

“It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.”
– Thomas H. Huxley

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
– Arthur C. Clarke

“We are what we believe we are.”
– C. S. Lewis

“There are no facts, only interpretations.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“You learn when you’re young. You understand when you are old.”
– Unknown

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”
– James Dean

“Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.”
– George Bernard Shaw
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Key Chain Philosophy:
“Everything cometh to he who waiteth, so long as he worketh like HELL while he waiteth!”
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Is this not our world?
“They live with the belief that anything is acceptable if you can get away with it, that self-gratification is the most important aspect of existence, and that power comes only to she or he who is strong enough and cunning enough to snatch it from the failing hands of those who no longer deserve it. Compassion has no place in Menzoberranzan Earth, and yet it is compassion, not fear, that brings harmony to most races. It is harmony, working toward shared goals, that precedes greatness.
– R. A. Salvatore Homeland