What is your favorite quote?

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@Molly322 (126)
United States
March 7, 2007 2:39pm CST
One of my hobbies is collecting quotes from books I've read or things I've heard in music or on the television. I have tons of journals on my bookshelves with quotes I've recorded. And I have a very hard time passing up the chance to find new journals or books on quotations whenever I pass by a bookstore. One of my favorite quotes on friendship is by Anais Nin: "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by meeting that a new world is born." Do you have a favorite quote you would like to share? Do you collect quotes too?
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• Canada
7 Mar 07
Anything can be done but skiing through a revolving door. The purpose of life is a life of purpose...Find and follow your purpose.
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@Molly322 (126)
• United States
7 Mar 07
Those are both great! I laughed out loud at the image of someone trying to ski through a revolving door! It made me think of one of those old Disney cartoons with Goofy on skis and all the trouble he got into when he'd fall down or ski off a cliff! I really love the second quote about having a purpose in life. Do you know who said it?
@JuliaPan (565)
• Canada
7 Mar 07
Well, I used to collect funny quotes and new-made proverbs and sayings. They are in Russian, so I don't think that would be interesting for an English-speaking site. But I remembered a saying by Coco Chanel which I liked very much: "A woman has the age she deserves". That's true. Thank you for the topic. :)
@Molly322 (126)
• United States
7 Mar 07
I like that quote by Coco. Thank you for sharing it. The Russian proverbs could be very interesting to read if you happen to have the English translations. I wouldn't let that keep you from sharing them!
• United States
10 Mar 07
I have tons of favorites so I'll share one that is taped to my desk.. so I have to look at it every day. "Try to have absolute acceptance of those you love the most." I don't know's quote it is.
@Molly322 (126)
• United States
11 Mar 07
That's a fantastic quote and a good one to be reminded of every day! I may just have to tape that to my desk! :-) Thank you for sharing!
• Philippines
31 Oct 09
these are my favorite quotes.one is from Coco Chanel:“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”.it is very encouraging to think for yourself and don't care about what other people may think.another is "I don't like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone" by Delta Burke.I love how this quotation empowers being single.
• United States
11 Apr 08
My favorite quote is "Life is not measured by the number of breathes you take but by the moments that take your breath away"
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
Friends may change and friendship evolve but it will not truly end because friendship is not merely a one time trip but a lifetime journey.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
Sometimes things change, plans fail, joy fades, excitements gone. You start to question why? But when you look behind, real friends remain.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
Friendship is the array of sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of the minds.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
Perfect friend exist only in our dreams. In this life we have to settle with whoever comes close, someone not perfect but a real one.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
In the rhythm of life, we sometimes find ourselves out of tune. But as long as there is friendship which became our melody, the music plays on. Thanks mylotters for being one of my songs.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
Friendship is as hard to see one's self to look backwards without turning around.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, more are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of though, a rivalry of aim.
• Philippines
14 Jun 07
"The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. A friend is not an object to be possessed but a subject to be cherished."
@babyjane (1395)
• Philippines
15 Mar 07
Loving You Doesnt Hurt... It Kills Every Thing I Ever Held Close Within, But Yet This Emotion I take, because loving you is my everything
@aweins (4203)
• India
12 Mar 07
" People all over the world smile in the same language." i like this quote very much. i m having many many quotes and i have written it for a friend here in mylot only.
@dyupe_moe (225)
• Philippines
12 Mar 07
Here's one that I read some time ago: "You are never given a wish without being given the power to make it come true. " - One, Richard Bach And here's one from a friend but I don't know who wrote it: "You do not lead by hitting people in the head. That is assault.. not leadership."