Sunday 14 October 2012

Inspirational Quotes 22

Marriage is out of date and you should never think about what other people are thinking about you. Yeah.

That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there – on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam. Carl Sagan on the Earth

But there was another side to my kibbutz childhood. The pressure to conform was relentless. Individuality and competition were looked down upon. Children who were unusual, eccentric or sought to distinguish themselves, were shunned. We were socialised to be strong and sunny, simple and similar. Emotional expression was demeaned as weak and self-involved. We learned to numb ourselves. I haven't cried since I was 10. I'd like to but I can't. Noam Schpancer, Guardian Feb 19 11

Being a beautiful girl is like having a get out of jail free card… and having a get anything else you want in life card. @MenAreThinking 

Most bestselling authors are destined to go out of print. Steerforth, The Age of Uncertainty

Psychological maltreatment is just as harmful as other types of maltreatment. Pediatrics, July 2012

Here’s the best Relationship Advice in the world… Follow the advice you give others. @MenAreThinking

I didn’t need to get my life together so much as I needed to take inventory of what was left. I realized that when you lose your wife and your best friend, you lose a third thing: a life partner.

We want to look healthy and beautiful in order to attract a mate… We think that we are doing this tanning for ourselves, because it makes us feel better, but of course we aren’t. We are doing it for other people and how they see us. Danny Finkelstein Times magazine July 28 12

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. George Eliot

I'll do it for another four years. No longer. Then I want to have kids and a husband. Lapdancer, July 2012

Johnny gave her a false conception of herself and she’s been living up to it, rather misguidedly, ever since. Margery Allingham, Death of a Ghost

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