"If you're not living for something you would die for, then maybe you're not really living" ~ Lacey Mosley, of Flyleaf
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." ~ Helen Keller
"Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird's life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends." ~ Robert S. Walker
"The sould would have no rainbows had the eyes no tears."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." ~ Ghandi
"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses." ~ Ziggy
"We are doomed to choose, and every choice may entail an irreparable loss." ~ Isaiah Berlin
"Waves of pain reveal a pearl of joy." ~ Candis Fancher
"Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in life has a purpose." ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Too much of a good thing is wonderful." ~ Mae West
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." ~ Henry Ford
"For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn't go away." ~ Philip K. Dick
"Politics is for people who have a passion for living life, but lack a passion for living it." ~ Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, by Tom Robbins
"When you get stuck in the past, you deny yourself your future potential." ~ Ramtha
"Accept your genius and say what you think." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero. (Seize the day, put little trust in tomorrow.)" ~ Horace
"Know what you're made of" ~ Barbie, on being plastic
"To err is human; To forgive, divine." ~ Alexander Pope
"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." ~ W. Edwards Deming
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." ~ Alan Kay
"Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy." ~ Cynthia Nelms
"Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be." ~ Kurt Vonnegut
"Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer." ~ Ernest Holmes
"Nobody ever died of laughter." ~ Max Beerbohm
"There are two ways to spread happiness; either be the light who shines it, or be the mirror who reflects it." ~ Edith Wharton
"No one is listening until you make a mistake."
"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." ~ Isaac Asimov
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." ~ Carl Sagan
"Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do." ~ Benjamin Spock
"The unexamined life is not worth living." ~ Socrates
"Forget regret, or life is yours to miss." ~ RENT, by Jonathan Larson
"Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional." ~ Hindu Spiritual
"A chain is no stronger than it's weakest link, and life is after all a chain." ~ William James
"We choose, therefore we are." ~ Amit Goswami
"Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." ~ Macbeth, by William Shakespeare
"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations." ~ Charles Swindoll
"We are, all of us, searching for something that's worth everything. Something that makes us feel whole and gives us hope and love." ~ Karleen Young (<--that's me)
"Life is ridiculous! You should have sex on your birthday!" ~ Courtney Love, in "200 Cigarettes"
"Anyone who has been tortured, remains tortured." ~ Primo Levi, The Drowned and the Saved
"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourselves." ~ Andy Warhol
"Don't compromise yourself. You are all that you've got." ~ Janis Joplin
"Razor's a pain, river's a damn, acid stains you, drugs cause cramps, guns aren't lawful, nooses give, gas smells awful, you might as well live." ~ Girl, Interrupted
"Everything is me - in me is everything."
"I suppose I'd rather regret the things I have done than the things I have not."
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy." ~ Anne Frank
"Life is not about the amounts of breath you take, it's abot the moments that take your breath away." ~ "Hitch"