Life is to be used, not just held in the hand like a box of bonbons that nobody eats. - John Dos Passos, Three Soldiers





Life is to be used, not just held in the hand like a box of bonbons that nobody eats.

- John Dos Passos, Three Soldiers

Scottie P.: I'm rocking that Monkey Maze, y'know what I'm sayin'? David Clark: What's Monkey Maze? Scottie P.: Oh,...





Scottie P.: I'm rocking that Monkey Maze, y'know what I'm sayin'?
David Clark: What's Monkey Maze?
Scottie P.: Oh, it's like Terrifying Deathtrap, but for little kids.

- We're The Millers

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. - Mitch Hedberg





My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.

- Mitch Hedberg

There is no top. There are always further heights to reach. - Jascha Heifetz



There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.

- Jascha Heifetz

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. 不怕慢,就怕停 bú pà màn ,jiù pà tíng - Chinese Proverb




Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

不怕慢,就怕停


bú pà màn ,jiù pà tíng

- Chinese Proverb

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. - G.K. Chesterton





There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.

- G.K. Chesterton

China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. - Charles de Gaulle




China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.

- Charles de Gaulle

Once a year, go someplace you have never been before. - Dalai Lama



Once a year, go someplace you have never been before.

- Dalai Lama

Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. - Chief Seattle




Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

- Chief Seattle

Sometimes, if you aren't sure about something, you just have to jump off the bridge and grow your wings on the way down. - Danielle ...




Sometimes, if you aren't sure about something, you just have to jump off the bridge and grow your wings on the way down.

- Danielle Steel

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vince L...




Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

- Vince Lombardi

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. - Buddha





Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.

- Buddha

You can tell a lot from a person's nails. When a life starts to unravel, they're among the first to go. - Ian McEwan




You can tell a lot from a person's nails. When a life starts to unravel, they're among the first to go.

- Ian McEwan

I don't think that you can let the storms of life overwhelm you. When you do that, you are no better than the craziness that caused y...




I don't think that you can let the storms of life overwhelm you. When you do that, you are no better than the craziness that caused you to be under attack.

- T. D. Jakes

Desserts is just stressed spelled backwards. - G.A. Wilson





Desserts is just stressed spelled backwards.

- G.A. Wilson

The Empire State, a lonely dinosaur, rose sadly at midtown, highest tower, tallest mountain, longest road, King Kong's eyrie, meant ...





The Empire State, a lonely dinosaur, rose sadly at midtown, highest tower, tallest mountain, longest road, King Kong's eyrie, meant to moor airships, alas.

- Vincent Scully

Skyscraper National Park - Kurt Vonnegut





Skyscraper National Park

- Kurt Vonnegut

A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden. - Terri Guillemets, "Porch swing thoughts,"




A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden.

- Terri Guillemets, "Porch swing thoughts,"

The path of humanity is always coordinated with heaven and earth in the alternation of movement and stillness. Human energy is always in...





The path of humanity is always coordinated with heaven and earth in the alternation of movement and stillness. Human energy is always in communion with heaven and earth in the alteration of exhalation and inhalation.

- “Heaven and Earth,” c. Ming dynasty work Anthology on the Cultivation of Realization by unknown author, translated by Thomas Cleary in Taoist Meditation

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. - Abraham Li...




I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.

- Abraham Lincoln

When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves. - Viktor E. Frankl




When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.

- Viktor E. Frankl

I believe life is precious; I believe that to the marrow of my bones. - Richard Mourdock





I believe life is precious; I believe that to the marrow of my bones.

- Richard Mourdock

Johnny: Hey, I'm gonna give you to the count of ten, to get your ugly, yella, no-good keister off my property, before I pump your gut...




Johnny: Hey, I'm gonna give you to the count of ten, to get your ugly, yella, no-good keister off my property, before I pump your guts full of lead! 1, 2, 10!
Kevin McCallister: A lovely cheese pizza, just for me.

- Home Alone

I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as ...




I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges.

- William Albert Allard, "The Photographic Essay"

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist. - Franklin P. Jones




A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.

- Franklin P. Jones

When winds and waves a mutual contest wage, These foaming anger, those impelling rage; Thy blissful light can cheer the dismal gloom, ...




When winds and waves a mutual contest wage,
These foaming anger, those impelling rage;
Thy blissful light can cheer the dismal gloom,
And foster hopes beyond a wat'ry doom.

- John William Smith, "The Lighthouse," Terrors of Imagination, and Other Poems

I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn'...





I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn't stand a chance! How could we possibly hope to fight them?

- The Birds

Family is the most important thing in the world. - Princess Diana



Family is the most important thing in the world.

- Princess Diana

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. - William Shakespeare




It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

- William Shakespeare

I like the order and simplicity of sports. They have an ending. You can argue with your friends about it, but in the end, you still like ...




I like the order and simplicity of sports. They have an ending. You can argue with your friends about it, but in the end, you still like sports. I almost love the fantasy world of sports more than the real world.

- Norm MacDonald