• I'm not jealous of your new boyfriend. I feel sorry for him, because he's dating such an unfaithful, selfish asshole...- Author Unknown

  • I would rather have eyes that cannot see; ears that cannot hear; lips that cannot speak, than a heart that cannot love- Brandi Snyder

  • If you're brave enough to say good bye, life will reward you with a new hello - Paul Coehlo

  • In a world filled with seven billion diverse, dynamic people, it is simply foolish, dangerous, and downright destructive to sit alone by a window, debasing your own principles, destroying all your relationships and denigrading yourself to win the condescentation and approval of just one selfish and destructive person... Open that window. Flee that place and find your freedom. Fly..... - Andrew Gorham

  • I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you - Friedrich Nietzsche

  • Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty - John Basil Barnhill

  • You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience. - Teilhard De Chardin

  • Never make someone a Priority when they only make you an option! - from a dear SL friend, Susie Grommet

  • We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. - Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court justice from 1916--1939

  • Butterflies are God's proof that we can still have a second life... - the character 'Alex' (played by Lindsy Forsenca), from the hit TV Show 'Nikita'

  • Life is strange, some times. Once again, I am gently reminded that sometimes doing the RIGHT thing is the most difficult, most painful thing to do. Yet do it, one must... Andurant Krinn

  • I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit.We are no longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men. - Woodrow Wilson 1919, six years after he signed the Federal Reserve Act

  • You can choose to Groom Dogs.. or choose to be Groomed BY them.... You can't do both..... Andurant Krinn

  • The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. We will not solve the problems of the world from the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. More than anything else, this new century demands new thinking: We must change our materially based analyses of the world around us to include broader, more multidimensional perspectives." - Albert Einstein

  • What this country needs are more unemployed politicians. - Edward Langley, Artist 1928--1995

  • you're a pain - Rebecca Stadig

  • Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen, or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? - Kurt Vonnegut

  • One of the most cruel twists of life is the sudden realization that a Misery Addict CAN'T play alone.. They NEED a victim in their life. They'll say, do ANYTHING to keep you by their side. Without you, their 'Fix' goes unfulfilled. Realize that, walk away, and soon enough the Sun will shine over you, once again.. - Andurant Krinn

  • Dogs have Masters. Cats have Slaves... - Dreamy Barbosa

  • I knew I was in trouble when I told my lover that her eyes were the window of her Soul... and she put on a pair of sunglasses - Groucho Marx

  • I've always believed that there are people you come across in your life who leave an indelible mark on your soul; one that can never be erased - The character "Phillip Broyles", played by Lance Reddick, on the Fox TV Show "Fringe"

  • Let them march all they want, so long as they pay their taxes. - Alexander Haig

  • If things get tense and you're going to explode, always remember: Romantic combustion is far more pleasurable than spontaneous combustion... - Andurant Krinn

  • Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor

  • In the end, the only person you can really trust... is yourself - The character "Emily Thorne", from ABC's new TV Show, "Revenge"

  • Virtual reality is a technological curse that will drive the real world from our lives. This is the conclusion being advanced by a growing number of information-age Cassandras who warn that we will become passive electronic junkies, addicted to synthetic experience served up by virtual reality "fantasy amplifiers." Others welcome what the pessimists fear, convinced that virtual reality will deepen our appreciation of the natural world. - Paul Saffo, InfoWorld, Sep. 30, 1991

  • To those who have become familiar with deceit and selfishness, even the TRUTH becomes a lie to them... - Anonymous

  • Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual. - Octavio Paz, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat (1914-1988)

  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding - Kahlil Gibran

  • Never say 'Never' - Marcia Chabert

  • The glue that holds all relationships together - including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity. - Brian Tracy

  • Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I'm awaiting virtuous reality. - Eli Khamarov

  • Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal. - Russell Lynes

  • It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning. - Henry Ford

  • Our senses enable us to perceive only a minute portion of the outside world. - Nikola Tesla

  • Never, EVER, love anyone out of CONVENIENCE. You cheapen the power and purity of the experience, if you do, and you set yourself up, in a balanced universe, to reap an awful tribute, that will ultimately hurt both you and the other... - Andurant Krinn

  • That's my GOOD nightgown, Sir.. and I shall NOT be responsible for its behaviour! - Angela Lansbury, "Bedknobs and Broomsticks"

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. - William Pitt, 1783

  • It DOES matter! Everything we DO matters! - The actor Keifer Sutherland, in the movie 'FlatLiners'

  • Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it. - George Carlin

  • A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. - Bernard Meltze

  • In fact, I do believe one can't be a dog WITHOUT having fleas - The character 'Dean Spanley", from the movie of the same name (Sam Neill, 2008)

  • Love and electricity are one in the same, my dear. If you do not feel the jolt in your soul every time a kiss is shared, a whisper is spoken, a touch is felt, then your not really in love at all. - C. J. Franks

  • I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale. - Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, 1816

  • A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

  • Every human being is a unique individual. Any attempt to replace the personal conscience by a collective conscience does violence to the individual and is the first step toward totalitarianism. - Hermann Hesse -- Author (1877--1962)

  • The Evil Empire(tm) has it all wrong. In the end, we are not judged by the mistakes we make, but rather by our ability (or lack of ability) to overcome those mistakes and set our path to the right again... - Andurant Krinn

  • Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, no conflict, or hard work. Peaces means to be in the middle of all those things and still be calm in your heart. - Richard Ornura

  • When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die! - Anna Letitia Barbauld

  • He is no fool to give up that which he can not keep to gain that which he can not lose. - Jim Elliot

  • We are ALL in the gutter... but some of us are looking at the stars... - Oscar Wilde

  • Time is an illusion.. Hold on to that, when times get rough. What was precious in the past.. remains precious now.. and shall be precious in the future.. All three are one, even if it doesn't seem it in the limited sphere we live in... - Andurant Krinn

  • We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient; that we are only 6 percent of the world's population; that we cannot impose our will upon the other 94 percent of mankind; that we cannot right every wrong or reverse every adversity; and that therefore there cannot be an American solution to every world problem. - John F. Kennedy

  • That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. - William J. H. Boetcker

  • False love, desire, and beauty frail, adieu. Dead is the root whence all these fancies grew... - from "A Farewell to False Love" by Sir Walter Raleigh

  • Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends. - Erica Mann Jong

  • After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price. - Salman Rushdie, preface, The Jaguar Smile

  • It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. - Noel Coward, Blithe Spirit

  • Letting go has never been easy, but holding on can be as difficult. Yet strength is measured not by holding on, but by letting go. - Len Santos

  • Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. - Carl Bard

  • Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly. - Edward Albee

  • Any god that requires small minded bigots to speak for it, is not worth the breath it takes to pray. - Jesper Myrfors

  • My virtual partner is multi-lingual. She yells in Spanish, apologizes in English, and explains herself in Gibberish... - Andrew Gorham, January 16th, 2011

  • Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy. - Groucho Marx

  • No one shows greater love than when he lays down his life for his friends. - Quoted from John 15:13, International Standard Version (2008)

  • He who sacrifices Freedom for Security.. Deserves Neither... - Ben Franklin

  • There is more to being a patriot than simply killing on demand. - Michael Rivero

  • The problem with this country is that we don't place value on VALUES; we only place value on VALUE.... - The character 'Jimmy Palumbo', from the movie "John Q"

  • Gentlemen.. I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuffs of the country.. you divided the profits amongst you, and when you lost, you charged it to the bank... Should I let you go on, you will ruin fifty thousand families, and that would be my sin! You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the Eternal God, I will rout you out. - Andrew Jackson

  • The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury. - George Washington

  • Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear. - Harry S. Truman

  • An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it - Gandhi

  • Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads. - George Bernard Shaw

  • To announce that there must be NO criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President Right or Wrong, is not only UNPATRIOTIC and SERVILE, but is Morally TREASONABLE to the American Public. - Former Republican President, Theodore Roosevelt

  • When a person is alone, they only hear ONE voice, and it's never wrong... - The character 'Madam Gailyn Tenn', from "Ceylo Krinn and the Fourth Faction", by Andurant Krinn

  • I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ. - Gandhi

  • We have to believe that even the briefest of human connections can heal. Otherwise, life is unbearable. - Agate Nesaule

  • A traveler am I and a navigator, and every day I discover a new region within my soul. - Kahlil Gibran

  • Gold and money are seperate things.... Gold is the TRICK mechanism by which you can CONTROL money... that is the root of all Evil... - Thomas Edison

  • What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot. - D. H. Lawrence

  • Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce. And when we realize that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few very powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate. - U.S. President James Garfield. A few weeks after making this statement, he was assassinated on July 12, 1881.

  • In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. - John Fowles

  • Question EVERYTHING.. In a World filled to the brim with Illusion, only an inquisitive and questioning mind can discern the truth about anything.... - Andurant Krinn