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Edward Gorey Quotes

I hope you find these Edward Gorey Quotes inspiring and motivational.

I just kind of conjured them up out of my subconscious
and put them in order of ascending peculiarity.
- Edward Gorey

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time.
At any given moment the floor may open up.
Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.
- Edward Gorey

To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
- Edward Gorey

I realize that homosexuality is a serious problem for anyone who is -
but then,
of course, heterosexuality is a serious problem for anyone who is,
too.
And being a man is a serious problem and being a woman is,
too.
Lots of things are problems.
- Edward Gorey


 

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard


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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

Just Do it!
- Nike ad

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Without zest, what is life?
Just waiting for death?
- Osho

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What if we just pretended that life was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What if we just acted like everything was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Mind exists as a Principle in the universe,
just as electricity exists as a principle.
- Ernest Holmes

I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
- Woody Allen

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

I wrap the potential for bitterness,
resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness
and just set it down.
Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world just IS, and we all have our stories about it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make a conscious choice to live
a serene and stress-free life.
Stress is always waiting just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

Grace isn't just a little prayer
you say before receiving a meal.
It's a way to live.
- Jackie Windspear

Life just happens - enjoy it anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
- Alanis Morissette

Electricity is really just organized lightning.
- George Carlin

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're just left with yourself all the time,
whatever you do anyway.
You've got to get down to your
own God in your own temple.
It's all down to you, mate.
- John Lennon

We'll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- The Buddha

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I buy expensive suits.
They just look cheap on me.
- Warren Buffett


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