JMo’s Fave Quotes Totes McGoats

From time to time I stumble upon stuff someone else has either written or spoken, and it’s awesome.  It’s an on going thing, so check back from time to time and get inspired!  -xojmo

“Love is like a sleepy town.” – woman in my dream. I don’t remember what she said about her simile after she said it.  Please take a guess yourself!

“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” – William Blake

“I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake.” – Ernest Hemingway

“It takes a genius to whine appealingly.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.” – Doctor Who

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.” – Robert Byrne

“A lot of business takes place in cursive.” – Stan Smith (American Dad!)

“When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.” – Dylan Thomas

“Be curious, not judgemental.” – Walt Whitman

“Reality continues to ruin my life.” – Bill Watterson

“What’s the point of havin’ a rapier wit if I can’t use it to stab people?” – Jeph Jacques

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.” – Joseph Conrad

“STRESSED spelled backwards is DESSERTS.” – T-Shirt for sale at Sugar Heaven candy store.

“If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

“The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.” – Franklin P. Jones

“We would never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” – Helen Keller

“The lotus flower blooms most beautifully from the deepest and thickest mud.” – Buddhist proverb

“Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Smile and the world smiles with you, probably because they think you are an idiot, but whatever.” – Paul Reen

“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.” – William Shakespeare

“This country is stupid.  It’s all bullshit.  And everybody sucks.” – Bill Maher (Agreed – xojmo)

“The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.”  – Maya Angelou

“Life is a dirty game. Sometimes you have to play dirty to win.” – Harris

“Duh. Winning!” – Charlie Sheen

“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified?” – Frank J. Giblin II

“Remember: No one is the boss of you. YOU are the boss of you. And don’t you forget it.” – JMo Original

“You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.” – Scott Adams

“Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes” – Elvis Presley

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

“We all have secrets. In that way, I’m just like everyone else. Sorta.”  – Dexter Morgan

“Life after death is as improbable as sex after marriage!” – Mrs. White from Clue (movie. Which is a JMo FAVE!)

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much room.” – Lorraine Teel

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” – Janis Joplin

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – e.e. cummings

“Don’t let other people tell you what you want.” – Pat Riley

“When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.” – Unknown

“If someone wants to be a part of your life they’ll make an effort to be in it so don’t bother reserving a space in your heart for someone who doesn’t make an effort to stay.” – Unknown

“Wishes are a rip off. Fountains came up with them to rob you of your change.” – Flipit, TVGasm

“All that really matters is what you do from here.” – T.D.

“nope i still have no idea what is going on half the time.” – search engine term that brought a reader to my blog on 06/19/2012. Dear person who wrote that: You are friggin’ amazing. xojmo

“Being on death’s door is never good. Unless you are Death himself. Then I bet it feels good to be home.” – JMo Original

“I don’t like math. I’m good at math.  That doesn’t mean I like it.” – my nephew after someone dared to say he “liked” math.

“People will stare.  Make it worth their while.” – Harry Winston

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

“Tears are words that need to be written.” – Apulo Coelho

“If prayer worked, there would be no atheists.”– Elaine Fattah

7 thoughts on “JMo’s Fave Quotes Totes McGoats

  1. “If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water”
    -Bulgarian Proverb

    Nice to see you drowning in introspective writing. Keep it up, willya? 😉

  2. “To not dare is to have already lost. We should seek out ambitious even unrealistic projects…because things only happen when we dream” – Andrée Putnam

  3. Great quotes! My favorite:

    “I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” – anonymous

  4. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” –Dr. Leonardo Buscaglia

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