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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Happy new year famous quotes

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.
~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce

May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions.
~Joey Adams

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
~Oprah Winfrey

The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears.
~W.H. Auden

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
~Bill Vaughn

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
~Hal Borland

I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me.
~Anaïs Nin

New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.
~Mark Twain

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time
~James Agate

From New Year's on the outlook brightens; good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining
~Leonard Bernstein

A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other.

** Some of the Happy new year sms collection can be found here

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Left handed famous quotes - lefty quote

Left-handers are wired into the artistic half of the brain, which makes them imaginative, creative, surprising, ambiguous, exasperating, stubborn, emotional, witty, obsessive, infuriating, delightful, original, but never, never, dull.
~ James T deKay and Sandy Huffaker from The World’s Greatest Left-Handers: Why Left-Handers are Just Plain Better than Everybody Else

Let not the right side of your brain know what the left side doeth.
~ George Bernard Shaw

Light is the left hand of darkness and darkness the right hand of light.
~ Ursula K Le Guin from The Left Hand of Darkness

It is often argued that left-handed batsmen have an advantage compared with the right-handers. I do not agree.
~ Frank Woolley

Now Some funny:

The right half of the brain controls the left half of the body. This means that only left handed people are in their right mind.
~ Author unknown

God made everyone right-handed, the truly gifted overcome it.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Famous quotes on happiness

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
~ Mohandas K. Gandhi

Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.
~ Mark Twain

Happiness does not depend on outward things,but on the way we see them."
~ Leo Tolstoy

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
~ Denis Waitley

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
~ Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
~ Albert Schweitzer

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
~ Anne Frank

Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
~ Aristotle

Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others.
~ Lord Budha

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
~ John Barrymore

Independence is happiness.
~ Susan B. Anthony

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Merry Christmas famous quotes

At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year
~Thomas Tusser

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. ~Charles Dickens
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
~Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.
~Kin Hubbard

This December,
That love weighs more than gold!
~Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon

A Christmas candle is a lovely thing;
It makes no noise at all,
But softly gives itself away.
~Eva Logue

If "ifs" and "buts" were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a Merry Christmas?
~Don Meredith

The earth has grown old with its burden of care,
But at Christmas it always is young.
~Phillips Brooks

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Famous quotes on family

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. ~Johann Schiller

The family is a haven in a heartless world. ~Attributed to Christopher Lasch

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. ~Barbara Bush

Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich. ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, "Identity Crisis," M*A*S*H

Sometimes our hearts get tangled
And our souls a little off-kilter
Friends and family can set us right
And help guide us back to the light.
~Sera Christann

In time of test, family is best. ~Burmese Proverb

What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. ~George Eliot

Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. ~Anthony Brandt

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future. ~Gail Lumet Buckley

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Famous rock group quotes

"I sit there and I go 'Oh God, what am I gonna write?' and all of a sudden, it happens. The first line's down and all hell flows after that."
~ James Alan Hetfield , Metallica

"We're a rock group. we're noisy, rowdy, sensational and weird."
~ Angus Young, AC/DC

"I had a house in the middle of the woods, ... I stayed alone the whole time, and I tried always to be battling with the things I thought the character was battling with - seclusion, drug addiction, severe chronic depression and suicidal tendencies."

~ Michael Pitt

"We weren't kids, and not too many odds were in our favor, ... We didn't look the part of a rock group by any stretch. We played the Copa, and Walter Winchell said it was a good show but (that) we looked like two bookies, a jockey and a basketball player!"

~ Bob Gaudio

“Numbers from the Beast”

~ Iron Maiden

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Mahatma Gandhi's quotes

A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

Fear has its use but cowardice has none.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

More of Mahatma Gandhi's quotes can be found here