Wednesday, February 23, 2011

My Favorite Quotes (thus far)

Some of these quotes are motivational, some of them are funny, and some are just random. Some of these quotes are from famous people, some of them are from my friends, some are from anonymous people (or I don't know/remember who said them), and some are from myself. Some of these quotes are from movies, TV shows, or plays, some of these are from interviews, and some of these are simply from everyday life. Here it goes.

*I'm not going to put my friends' last names on here, just for protection purposes. I guess. If there is no last name, chances are he/she is a friend of mine.
*The movie/TV show/play a quote was taken from will be in parentheses.

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why it's called present." -Master Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)

"Avoid redundancies because highly repetitive redundancies subjects the hearer to many unnecessary repetition of phrases repeatedly repetitively over and over again." -Andy

"Dear Lord, Thank you for all the blessings You gave us....before they were taken away." -Aleisha Allen (Are We Done Yet?)

"Smile now. Cry never."

"I was a model...but then I woke up." -Andrew

"We must destroy the status quo because the status is not quo." -Taryn

"Even when your heart is broken, keep a smile on your face because you never know who's falling in love with it." -Faith Givens

"Those who criticize our generation forgot who raised it."

"Roses are red. Violets are blue. Faces like yours belong in the zoo. Oh, don't be mad. I'll be there too. Not in the cage, but laughing at you."

"I worship the rain that falls on the grass that grows on the ground you walk on." -Steve Urkel (Family Matters)

"I am all that in the mineral in the mineral in the mineral of the salt on the chip in the bag in the box on the truck that belongs to the Frito-Lay Company." -Nia Langley

"Having a smoking section in restaurants is like having a peeing section in pools."

"Me without you is like a nerd without braces, a shoes without laces, asentencewithoutspaces."

"Never look down on anyone unless you are helping them up." -Jesse Jackson

"I need to tell the world that shorts are shorts. Pants should be called longs." -Dillon

"I won't dare question God why I suffer pain and anguish, because I never try to question Him when I feel happiness and fortune." -Ian Carlo Campomanes

"If your fake ponytail is pressed and straight and your regular hair doesn't match the texture and/or color. You're a DooDoo If you are a gangbanger. Welcome to the DooDoo club. If you walk it out or lean with it rock with it to everyone song. You're a DooDoo. If you walk around yelling "Besty" "Sissy" "Pookie" "Ay Babay" "Cuzzy" "Bootah" or anything close. You're a DooDoo." -urbandictionary

"I've been fly for so long that I'm jetlagged." -Devon

"When you let a lot of people into your life, it gets complicated." -Beyoncé

"Forgive your enemies but never forget their names" -JFK

"Be who you are, and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind" -Dr. Seuss

"Single does not always mean available." -Nia Langley

"If he invited you out, he's got to pay." -Beyoncé

"You can't appreciate up till you've been down." -Madea (Madea's Big Happy Family)

"The point of the blessing is to point to the Blesser." -Gerard

"Haters are just confused admirers." -Rev Run

"They just hate me cuz they ain't me."

"Stop the violence! Increase the peace! When you make bread, don't forget the yeast!"

"Life is like a lime. Tart and tangy. Sweet, ooohh sublime. Quiet, speechless like a mime. Bold and noisy like a crime. Don't you dare waste my time! Cuz life can STOP!...on a dime." -Beret Girl in Café (An Extremely Goofy Movie)

"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you go through a test that teaches you a lesson."

"She must get so exhausted putting make-up on two faces each morning."

"If you snooze, you lose...unless it's a sleeping contest." -Hanz

"Dear Goliath,

"Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door." -Coco Chanel

""No offense" means "I'm about to insult you. Prep now so you won't get mad."" -Nia Langley

"Aye. Business is business. Money is money. I never said we were friends." -T.I. (Takers)

"Any man has a chance to sweep any woman off her feet; he just needs the right broom." -Will Smith (Hitch)

"The church shouldn't be a country club for saints but a hospital for sinners." -Chris

"Forgiving isn't for the other person. Forgiving is for you." -Ellen (Madea Goes To Jail)

"You want a perfect girl? Go buy a Barbie."

"Sometimes a whisper can speak louder than a shout."

"A diva needs her soft hands."

"Don't roll your eyes at me. I will ruin your life in this place." -Jillian Michaels (Biggest Loser)

"Regrets are mistakes you don't learn from." -Analeigh (America's Next Top Model)

"Good things come to those who wait...but only the things that are left behind by those who hustle."

"That's right. It's the Nia Langley Show. All Nia. All the time. If you have a problem, I can recast." -Nia Langley

"Why mess with the rest when you already got the best."

"Keep your friends close; keep your enemies closer."

"Don't ever confuse popularity with respect." -Scott

"Never lie, steal, cheat, or drink. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away from bad company. If you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that take your breath away." -Will Smith (Hitch)

"Don't stress the "could haves". If it should have, it would have." -Bobby

"I have no problem with cutting people off. Removing you from my life is like cutting a stray thread off a cardigan." -Nia Langley

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others." -Marianne Williamson

"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous." -Coco Chanel

"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it." -Lena Horne

"This is the intro to my outro. Bye." -Nia Langley

I think that's pretty much it! Thanks for reading!

Did you like any quotes from my collection? Do you have any favorite quotes?

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