Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Some Interesting Quotes

My ass is worn out tonight and I'm too tired to concentrate on writing anything, so I leave you with a list of interesting quotes.

A "Normal" person is the sort of person that might be designed by a committee. You know, "Each person puts in a pretty color and it comes out gray."
~Alan Sherman

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
~Dr. Seuss

A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. ~J.K. Galbraith

Before you can break out of prison, you must first realize you're locked up. ~Author Unknown

I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations, nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.
~Fritz Perls

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it - even if I have said it - unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Our concern must be to live while we're alive... to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The plague of mankind is the fear and rejection of diversity: monotheism, monarchy, monogamy and, in our age, monomedicine. The belief that there is only one right way to live, only one right way to regulate religious, political, sexual, medical affairs is the root cause of the greatest threat to man: members of his own species, bent on ensuring his salvation, security, and sanity.
~Thomas Szasz

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
-- JFK

Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
-- W. Somerset Maugham

Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him.
-- Remy De Gourmont

Virtue is its own punishment.
- Aneurin Bevan

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