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"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts,
than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence."
-Gandhi


"Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
is the definition of insanity."
-Albert Einstein

"Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing.
We are sentenced to die the day we're born."
-Gary Mark Gilmore


"That man can destroy life is just as miraculous a feat as that he can create
it, for life is the miracle, the inexplicable. In the act of destruction,
man sets himself above life; he transcends himself as a creature. Thus, the
ultimate choice for a man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is
to create or to destroy, to love or to hate."
-Erich Fromm, The Sane Society

"And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own."
-André Malraux, The Voices of Silence


"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."
-Dolores Ibarruri

"I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge,
silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art."
-Kahlil Gibran, "A Handful of Sand on the Shore"


"Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them."
-Walter Kerr

"Beware the fury of a patient man."
-John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel, 1681


"The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all is the
person who argues with him."
-Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

"Sometimes you can cry until there is nothing wet in you.
You can scream and curse to where your throat rebels and ruptures.
You can pray, all you want, to whatever God you think will listen.
And still, it makes no difference. It goes on, with no sign as to when
it might release you. And you know that if it ever did relent,
it would not be because it cared."
-Jhonen Vasquez


"Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought
of their impending death."
-Jhonen Vasquez

"Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong.
No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always
got there first, and is waiting for it."
-Unknown

"Oh what may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side."
- Vincentio

"From Hell's heart I stab at thee.
For Hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee."
- Herman Melville, Moby Dick


"Everytime you turn around, expect to see me. Cuz one time
you'll turn around and I'll be there."
- John Wayne

"The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're
going to be when you kill them."
-William Clayton



"In my absence, be reminded of your impending doom."
- S.C.


"'Tis better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven."
- Milton


Deep into that darkness peering,
long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before
- Poe

"He who will fight the devil with his own weapons,
must not wonder if he finds him an overmatch."
- South


"It is not the darkness you should fear, but the leaving of such... forever."
- Flower Child


"What doesn't seem to be there
Always is."
-Unknown


"I respect human life more than anyone I know,
and I'll kill anyone who says different."
-Unknown

"...and when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you."
-Nietzsche


"Thou hast made danger thy calling; therein there is nothing contemtible.
Now thou perishest by thy calling."
-Nietzsche

"Everybody has a right to be stupid, but some people abuse the privilege."
- Joseph Stalin


"Think of how stupid the average person is. Now realize that,
by definition half of the population is even stupider."
-Unknown

"Better to die a thousand deaths than wound my honor."
-Joseph Addison


"Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them."
-Dion Boucicault

"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite."
-Winston Churchill


"Man's destructive hand spares nothing that lives; he kills to feed himself,
he kills to clothe himself, he kills to adorn himself, he kills to attack,
he kills to defend himself, he kills to instruct himself, he kills
to amuse himself, he kills for the sake of killing.
-Josef de Maistre

"If man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live."
-Martin Luther King


"I desire to go to Hell, not to Heaven. In Hell I shall enjoy
the company of popes, kings and princes, but in Heaven are only beggars,
monks, hermits and apostles."
-Niccolo Machiavelli

"Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men,
and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god."
-Jean Rostand


Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste death but once.
Of all the wonders that I have yet heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear,
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it come.
-William Shakespeare "Julius Caesar"

"Assassination is the extreme form of censorship."
-George Bernard Shaw


"Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed."
-Bruce Springsteen

"Never murder a man who is committing suicide."
-Woodrow Wilson


" ... a man's disposition is never well known
'till he be crossed ... "
-Francis Bacon

" The price one pays for pursuing any proffesion , or calling ,
is an intimate knowledge of it's ugly side ... "
-James Baldwin


" People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest"
-Herman Hesse

"It's a blessing to die for a cause ,because you can so easily die for nothing"
-Andrew Young


" ... With fame in just proportion , envy grows ;
The man that makes a character , makes foes . "
-Edward Young

" He who fears something gives it power over him ."
-Moorish Proverb


" ... Happiness , n. An agreeable sensation
arising from contemplating the misery of another ."
-Ambrose Bierce

" ... People hate the ones who make them feel their own inferiority . "
-Lord Chesterfield


" ... Hatred is the cowards revenge for being intimidated ... "
-George Bernard Shaw

" ... A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer . "
Norwegian Proverb


"Whoever excels in what we prize
Appears a hero in our eyes"
-Johnathan Swift

"The ordinary man is involved in action , the hero acts .
An immense difference"
-Henry Miller


"He that knows least commonly presumes most"
-Thomas Fuller

"Trust , like the soul, never returns ,once it is gone . "
-Pubilius Syrus


"There is no pain in the wound received in the moment of victory"
-Publilius Syrus

"War is like love , it always finds a way ... "
-Berlolt Brecht


" War should be long in preparing ,
in order that you may conquer the more quickly . "
-Publilius Syrus

"Pain is weakness leaving the body...the question isn't how much
more can you take but how much more you can give"
-Marines


"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. "
- Thomas Jefferson

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
- Napoleon Bonaparte


"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed.
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
- Arthur Schopenhauer

"I have often regretted my speech, never my silence."
- Xenocrates


"Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so. "
- Bertrand Russell

"Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me. "
- Ambrose Bierce


"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. "
- Martin Fraquhar Tupper

"Silence is argument carried out by other means. "
- Ernesto"Che"Guevara


"Well done is better than well said. "
- Benjamin Franklin

"The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy. "
- Von Clausewitz


"It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog. "
- Mark Twain

"It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. "
- Niccolo Machiavelli


"We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks,
but by his actions."
-Isaac Bashevis Singer

"Whatever is done from love is always done beyond good and evil."
-Freidrich Nietzsche


"Hell is empty, and all the devils are here."
-William Shakespeare

"Modest is even the thief in presence of sleep;
he always stealeth softly through the night."
-Nietzsche (Reives motto perhaps?)


"I change too quickly; my today refuteth my yesterday."
-Nietzsche (Chaos' Creed???)

"In the shadows of a golden age,
A generation waits for dawn."
-Journey (The new Dawn motto???)


"And if ye cannot be saints of knowledge, then be at least its warriors."
-Nietzsche (Tarmanom? Sykin? Followers of Meri? Decisions, decisions)

"I once dreamed of death, now death dreams of me.
Only the rats and worms can hear my silent plea."
-Unknown (Reminds me of Jvar :P)

 

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