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Quotes About Friendship

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Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I
was the only one.
C.S. Lewis
tags: friendship
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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside
me and be my friend.
Albert Camus
tags: friends, friendship
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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
Elbert Hubbard
tags: friend, friendship, knowledge, love
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Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain
tags: books, contentment, friends, friendship, life
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It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche
tags: friendship, lack-of-friendship, lack-of-love, love, marriage, unhappy-marriage
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If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live
without you.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship
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Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.


"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship, piglet, pooh, reassurance
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Bob Marley
tags: friendship
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There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.


Linda Grayson
tags: chocolate, friendship
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There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving
people by halves, it is not my nature.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
tags: friendship, love
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If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.
Alfred Tennyson
tags: friendship, love
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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have
become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
William Shakespeare
tags: friendship
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It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.


Marlene Dietrich
tags: friend, friendship
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Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.


Sarah Dessen, Someone Like You
tags: friendship
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When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it
is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and
touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of
despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not
knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend
who cares.
Henri J.M. Nouwen, The Road to Daybreak: A Spiritual Journey
tags: empathy, friends, friendship, inspirational
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When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe
in their mouth.
Jess C. Scott, The Intern
tags: desire, emotion, friendship, honesty, imagination, individuality, life, love, passion, reality,relationships, romance, truth, wisdom, wisewords
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We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet.


Even longer,' Pooh answered.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship
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I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
Helen Keller
tags: friendship
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You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I
treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
tags: friendship, love
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of
those things which give value to survival.
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
tags: friendship, inspirational
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Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You
have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.
E.B. White, Charlotte's Web
tags: friendship
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Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
A.A. Milne
tags: christopher-robin, friendship, love, pooh, sweet, the, winnie
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What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.


Aristotle
tags: friendship, soul
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I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and
let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take
them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
Jon Katz
tags: faith, friends, friendship, love
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Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if
you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali

tags: friendship
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How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread?
Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How
much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.
Shel Silverstein
tags: friend, friendship, good-day, how-many, how-much, life, live-well, love
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Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.
Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy
tags: friendship, humor, romance
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Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by
this meeting that a new world is born.
Anas Nin, The Diary of Anas Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934
tags: friendship
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Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say
that counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
tags: friendship
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Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lamb, The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb
tags: friendship, nonsense
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Quotes About Intelligence


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I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.


Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories
tags: intelligence, self-deprecation
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Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.


Oscar Wilde
tags: intelligence, quotation, wit
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Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
Walter Cronkite
tags: education, ignorance, intelligence, libraries
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He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.


Alexander Hamilton
tags: bravery, conviction, ignorance, intelligence, stand, strength, stupidity, wisdom
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When you know better you do better.


Maya Angelou
tags: education, intelligence, knowledge, wisdom
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It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.
Albert Einstein
tags: intelligence, learning, wisdom
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The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche
tags: enemies, friends, friendship, hatred, intelligence, knowledge, love, wisdom
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The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.


Albert Einstein
tags: adaptation, flexibility, intelligence, open-mindedness, wisdom
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom
use.
Sren Kierkegaard
tags: civil-rights, free-speech, free-will, freedom, intelligence, liberty, stupidity
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I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson
tags: brains, intelligence
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You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to
be ignorant.
Harlan Ellison
tags: ignorance, intelligence, opinions, stupidity
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An intellectual? Yes. And never deny it. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I like
this, because I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched. "Can they be brought
together?" This is a practical question. We must get down to it. "I despise intelligence" really means:
"I cannot bear my doubts.
Albert Camus
tags: intellectuals, intelligence, philosophy, scholars
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Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the
loftiest intelligence whether much that is glorious whether all that is profound does not spring
from disease of thought from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect.
Edgar Allan Poe, Complete Tales and Poems
tags: greatness, insanity, intelligence, sanity
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Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead.
Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It
makes you eager. stay eager.
Susan Sontag
tags: action, attention, concentration, connection, eagerness, inspiration, intelligence, observation,vitality
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I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt
tags: atheism, intelligence

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A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a
literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
Nelson Mandela
tags: education, goodness, intelligence, kindness, scholarship
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A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something.
Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Friedrich Nietzsche
tags: failure, intelligence, science, scientific-process, success, truth
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being--forgive me--rather cleverer than most men, my
mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
tags: failure, intelligence, mistakes, self-recognition
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If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
tags: books, intelligence, wisdom
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The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
C.G. Jung
tags: intelligence, morality, psychology, reason
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I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always
forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Jim Morrison
tags: emotions, intelligence, timing
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All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.


Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
tags: exercise, intelligence, reflection, thinking, walking
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Ms. Wormwood: Calvin, can you tell us what Lewis and Clark did?
Calvin: No, but I can recite the secret superhero origin of each member of Captain Napalm's
Thermonuclear League of Liberty.
Ms. Wormwood: See me after class, Calvin.
Calvin: [retrospectively] I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
Bill Watterson
tags: calvin, hobbes, humor, intelligence
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He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no
more.
P.G. Wodehouse
tags: classic-insult, humor, intelligence, people, stupidity
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It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.


Albert Camus
tags: compassion, death, execution, intelligence, scholars, thinkers
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Mary wished to say something very sensible, but knew not how.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
tags: foolishness, intelligence, sense, stupidity
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The intelligence of that creature known as a crowd is the square root of the number of people in it.
Terry Pratchett, Jingo
tags: crowds, intelligence, mob-rule, mobs, people
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I always appear smarter when I dress up in my giant nipple costume. I know this because I'll
overhear people say things like, "At least he's not a complete boob.
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me
tags: appearance, boob, costume, funny, humor, idiot, intelligence, people, smart
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It is a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word.
Andrew Jackson
tags: humor, intelligence, spelling
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You will never be happy if you continue to search for what


happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking
for the meaning of life.
Albert Camus
Life, Happiness, Happy

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find


out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to
find out there is.
Albert Camus
Religion, Life, God

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.


Albert Camus
Love, Duty

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me


an invincible summer.
Albert Camus
Nature, Learned, Winter

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so


absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Albert Camus
Free, Become, Act

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be
broken.
Albert Camus
Moving On, Blessed, Broken

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous


energy merely to be normal.
Albert Camus
Energy, Nobody, Normal

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a


man and the life he leads?
Albert Camus
Happiness, Life, Simple

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a


confession.
Albert Camus
Art, Work, Guilty

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.


Albert Camus
Nature, Spring, Flower

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.


Albert Camus
Intelligence, Mind, Someone

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.


Albert Camus
Respect, Fear, Based

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of


ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as
malevolence if they lack understanding.
Albert Camus
Good, Ignorance, Evil

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.


Albert Camus
Ethics, Wild, Beast

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.


Albert Camus
Freedom, Chance

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover,


through the detours of art, those two or three great and
simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Albert Camus
Work, Great, Art

At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand,


know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know
how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And,
above all, accept these things.
Albert Camus
Far, Accept, Himself

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes'
without having asked any clear question.
Albert Camus
Getting, Question, Answer

Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.
Albert Camus
Place, Wait, Last

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a


minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to
stretch out over the whole of time.
Albert Camus
Beauty, Time, Whole

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.


Albert Camus
Experience, Cannot, Create

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest


with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the
good opinion they have of themselves.
Albert Camus
Good, Friends, Opinion

Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other


people sleep.
Albert Camus
Sleep, Talk, While

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a


man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Albert Camus

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A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most


certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything
but bad.
Albert Camus
Good, Freedom, Bad

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it


has a policy, but nothing more.
Albert Camus
Government, Sometimes, Conscience

Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to


justify it.
Albert Camus
Courage, Philosophy, Lack

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.


Albert Camus
Happy, Others, Concerned

Integrity has no need of rules.


Albert Camus
Integrity, Rules

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.


Albert Camus
Motivational, Oneself, Assert

Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.


Albert Camus
Inspirational, Men, Point

It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they


can be happy without money.
Albert Camus
Money, Happy, Spiritual

The welfare of the people in particular has always been the


alibi of tyrants.
Albert Camus
Welfare, Tyrants, Particular

What is a rebel? A man who says no.


Albert Camus
Says, Rebel

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and


an appeal to the essence of being.
Albert Camus
Act, Innocence, Nostalgia

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.


Albert Camus
Truth, Essential, Absurd

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless,
life stifles and dies.
Albert Camus
Work, Life, Goes

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous


beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or
in a restaurant's revolving door.
Albert Camus
Great, Thoughts, Often

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you


generously consent to share them.
Albert Camus
Happiness, Share, Forgiven

A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares


nothing.
Albert Camus

Truth, Passion, Taste

It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.


Albert Camus
Painting, Paintings

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a


beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
Albert Camus
Truth, Beautiful, Light

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they


can be happy without money.
Albert Camus
Finance, Money, Happy

After all manner of professors have done their best for us,
the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true
university of these days is a collection of books.
Albert Camus
Teacher, Best, Knowledge

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a


rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall
back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason
that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and
hopeless labor.
Albert Camus
Rock, Thought, Reason

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his


face.
Albert Camus
Age, After, Face

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew


ourselves perfectly, we should die.
Albert Camus
Life, Die, Ourselves

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.


Albert Camus
Mind, Sign, Vulgar

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it


imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus

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Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a


clear question.
Albert Camus
Getting, Question, Answer

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love


- first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Albert Camus
Love, Ourselves, Deceive

Note, besides, that it is no more immoral to directly rob


citizens than to slip indirect taxes into the price of goods that
they cannot do without.
Albert Camus
Cannot, Price, Taxes

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.


Albert Camus
Stupidity, Getting, Knack

We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it


so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives...
inside ourselves.
Albert Camus
War, Used, Lives

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for


truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Albert Camus
Friendship, Truth, Passion

Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.


Albert Camus
Creature, Refuses

Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the


seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
Albert Camus
Men, Death, Sincerity

We are all special cases.


Albert Camus
Special, Cases

Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and
without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
Albert Camus
God, Alone, Days

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any


man in the face.
Albert Camus
Feeling, Face, Street

Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten,


mocked or used. As for being understood - never.
Albert Camus

Friend, Between, Used

Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify


non-violence.
Albert Camus
Today, Philosophy, Eternity

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.


Albert Camus
Alone, Learning, Real

The society based on production is only productive, not


creative.
Albert Camus
Society, Creative, Based

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the


power of the State.
Albert Camus
Power, State, Modern

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city.


Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Albert Camus
Life, Society, Big

It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to


lose it all.
Albert Camus
Life, Give, Away

There is the good and the bad, the great and the low, the
just and the unjust. I swear to you that all that will never
change.
Albert Camus
Change, Good, Great

When you have really exhausted an experience you always


reverence and love it.
Albert Camus
Experience, Love, Exhausted

In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from


it on occasion.
Albert Camus
Understand, Away, Order

What the world requires of the Christians is that they should


continue to be Christians.
Albert Camus
Continue, Christians, Requires

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the


present.
Albert Camus
Future, Real, Giving

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as


inevitably as clouds announce a storm.
Albert Camus

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If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most
important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.
A.A. Milne
tags: confidence
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How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
A.A. Milne
tags: christopher-robin, friendship, love, pooh, sweet, the, winnie
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Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.


A.A. Milne
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Some people care too much. I think it's called love.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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I think we dream so we dont have to be apart for so long. If were in each others dreams, we can be
together all the time.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: dreams, together
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You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them
sometimes.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship, inspirational, pooh, winnie
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It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy
words like "What about lunch?
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship

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Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
A.A. Milne
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Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
A.A. Milne
tags: goodbyes, love
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One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.
A.A. Milne
tags: discovery, eccentric, life
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How do you spell 'love'?" - Piglet


"You don't spell it...you feel it." - Pooh
A.A. Milne
tags: love, piglet, pooh-bear, winnie-the-pooh
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People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: humor, idleness, inspirational
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Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: patience, perseverance
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What day is it?"


It's today," squeaked Piglet.
My favorite day," said Pooh.
A.A. Milne
tags: live-in-the-moment, optimism
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If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he
has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to
yourself?"
"What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?"
"I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?" said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully. "It's the same thing," he said.
A.A. Milne
tags: breakfast, winnie-the-pooh
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I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?


A.A. Milne

tags: pooh-bear
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The things that make me different are the things that make me.
A.A. Milne
tags: individuality
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Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: animals
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It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily.


"So it is."
"And freezing."
"Is it?"
"Yes," said Eeyore. "However," he said, brightening up a little, "we haven't had an earthquake
lately.
A.A. Milne
tags: humor, optimism
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Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping
slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
A.A. Milne
tags: wisdom
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Oh Tigger, where are your manners?"


"I dont know, but I bet theyre having more fun than I am.
A.A. Milne
tags: humor, manners, pooh, tigger

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Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you
can't hear, and not bothering.
A.A. Milne
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Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating
Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was
better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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A.A. Milne > Quotes

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When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going
to happen.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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What I like doing best is Nothing."


"How do you do Nothing," asked Pooh after he had wondered for a long time.
"Well, it's when people call out at you just as you're going off to do it, 'What are you going to do,
Christopher Robin?' and you say, 'Oh, Nothing,' and then you go and do it.
It means just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering."
"Oh!" said Pooh.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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I dont feel very much like Pooh today," said Pooh.


"There there," said Piglet. "Ill bring you tea and honey until you do.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship
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When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing
which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other
people looking at it.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: a-a-milne, pooh
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If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
A.A. Milne
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I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.


"I wish I were there to be doing it, too.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friendship, piglet, pooh
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Friendship," said Christopher Robin, "is a very comforting thing to have.


A.A. Milne
tags: friends
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[A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a
laborious business."

(The Record Lie)


A.A. Milne, If I May
tags: independent-thought, quotations, quotes
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Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.


"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: brain, cleverness, humor, piglet, understanding, winnie-the-pooh
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Think, think, think.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: humor, think
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Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness; however big Tigger seems
to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of
Gratitude.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: friends, friendship, gratitude
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A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

tags: exercise, fitness, humor


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What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
A.A. Milne
tags: character, food, potatoes
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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: children-s-literature, recycled-by-bil-keane, recycled-by-eleanor-roosevelt
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Pay attention to where you are going because without meaning you might get nowhere.
A.A. Milne
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Think it over, think it under.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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Hallo, Rabbit, he said, is that you?


"Lets pretend it isnt, said Rabbit, and see what happens.
A.A. Milne
tags: pooh, pretending, rabbit
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To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.


A.A. Milne, The World of Winnie-the-Pooh
tags: illiteracy
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It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.


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tags: attachment, importance, modesty
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I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.


"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't. But there was going to be when I began it. It's just that
something happened to it along the way.
A.A. Milne
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Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten.


A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is
only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is
thinking.
A.A. Milne
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Bother.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
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Pooh," said Rabbit kindly, "you haven't any brain."


"I know," said Pooh humbly.
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

tags: humor
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If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember.
you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most
important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.
It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy
words like "What about lunch?
A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
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I do remember, and then when I try to remember, I forget.


A.A. Milne
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I was walking along looking for somebody, and then suddenly I wasn't anymore.
A.A. Milne
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You can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right; but
spelling isn't everything. There are days when spelling Tuesday simply doesn't count.
A.A. Milne

Ender's Game Quotes


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Ender's Game Quotes (showing 1-30 of 285)


Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: identity, pretend
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In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then
in that very moment I also love him. I think its impossible to really understand somebody, what they
want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very
moment when I love them.... I destroy them.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: enemy, epiphany, hate, love, understanding
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If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: hard-work, inaction, just-do-it, success, team
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I don't care if I pass your test, I don't care if I follow your rules. If you can cheat, so can I. I won't let
you beat me unfairly - I'll beat you unfairly first.
- Ender
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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I think that most of us, anyway, read these stories that we know are not "true" because we're hungry
for another kind of truth: the mythic truth about human nature in general, the particular truth about
those life-communities that define our own identity, and the most specific truth of all: our own selfstory. Fiction, because it is not about someone who lived in the real world, always has the possibility

of being about oneself. --From the Introduction


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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Remember, the enemy's gate is down.


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: ender
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I think it's impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not
love them the way they love themselves.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: people, truth, wisdom
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Sometimes lies were more dependable than the truth.


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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Because never in my entire childhood did I feel like a child. I felt like a person all alongthe same
person that I am today.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: introduction, orson-scott-card
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Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: happiness, humanity, mazer-rackham
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Early to bed and early to rise," Mazer intoned, "makes a man stupid and blind in the eyes.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

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You're a monster.
Thanks. Does this mean I get a raise?
No, just a medal. The budget isn't inexhaustable.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: humor
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Ender Wiggin isn't a killer. He just winsthoroughly.


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: ender, ender-wiggin, graff, killing
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I also remembered that you were beautiful."


"Memory does play tricks on us."
"No. Your face is the same, but I don't remember what beautiful means anymore.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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Peter, you're twelve years old. I'm ten. They have a word for people our age. They call us children
and they treat us like mice.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: humor
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There are times when the world is rearranging itself, and at times like that, the right words can
change the world.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: change, control, greatness, power, words
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An enemy, Ender Wiggin," whispered the old man. "I am your enemy, the first one you've ever had
who was smarter than you. There is no teacher but the enemy. No one but the enemy will tell you
what the enemy is going to do. No one but the enemy will ever teach you how to destroy and conquer.
Only the enemy shows you where you are weak. Only the enemy tells you where he is strong. And the
rules of the game are what you can do to him and what you can stop him from doing to you. I am
your enemy from now on. From now on I am your teacher.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven't seen yet. I
want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they're absolutely stupid.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: bean, ender, ender-wiggin, strategy
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Human beings are free except when humanity needs them. Maybe humanity needs you. To do
something. Maybe humanity needs meto find out what you're good for. We might both do
despicable things, Ender, but if humankind survives, then we were good tools.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: ender, freedom, necessity, service
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I've lived too long with pain. I won't know who I am without it.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: ender-wiggin, identity, pain
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Fiction, because it is not about somebody who actually lived in the real world, always has the
possibility of being about oneself.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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Human beings may be miserable specimens, in the main, but we can learn, and, through learning,
become decent people.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

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So the whole war is because we can't talk to each other.


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: communication, war
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We have to go. I'm almost happy here.


Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: ender, happiness
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I will remember this, thought Ender, when I am defeated. To keep dignity, and give honor where it's
due, so that defeat is not disgrace. And I hope I don't have to do it often.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: defeat, dignity, disgrace, honor
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He could see Bonzo's anger growing hot. Hot anger was bad. Ender's anger was cold, and he could
use it. Bonzo's was hot, and so it used him.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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I've watched through his eyes, I've listened through his ears, and I tell you he's the one.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: first-sentence
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The story itself, the true story, is the one that the audience members create in their minds, guided
and shaped by my text, but then transformed, elucidated, expanded, edited, and clarified by their
own experience, their own desires, their own hopes and fears.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

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The story is one that you and I will construct together in your memory. If the story means anything
to you at all, then when you remember it afterward, think of it, not as something I created, but rather
as something that we made together.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
tags: interpretation, story
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We're all trying to decide whether your scores up there are a miracle or a mistake."
"A habit.
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game