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Amy's Quote Montage

Quotes from who knows what

"Which reality is actually more powerful; that of the present, instantly absorbed by the senses and discernable, or the memory of what we experienced previously?  Is the present truly more real than the past?" MC Escher

"If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as 'candle making industry threatened'."- Newt Gingrich

"Its not who you are that holds you back, its who you think youre not"- unknown

"They say men are children, but sometimes children are men; maybe that's where the confusion lies... All I knew was that night the world seemed suddenly very big and I felt very small, so I did what I could...... 1972 was a crazy time. Kids played football, drove cars, went to school, celebrated life; while soldiers, heroes, their brothers struggled to find their way home from war; and young boys watched and grew wiser in their dreams." Adult Kevin in the best show ever "The Wonder Years"

"When I was a teenager I wanted to write the Great American novel. But then I realized that I didn't even want to read the Great American Novel."- Everybody Loves Raymond

"I'm a moral person but I think, like most people, my moral values are pretty fuzzy."- Mick Jagger

"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." -Margaret Thatcher

". . it's while you're thinking, while you're sweating things out, while you're weighing the pros and cons, that life goes on -- passes you by while you're doing nothing." Unknown

"The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it." -Colin Wilson

"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."- Calvin and Hobbes

"The only skills I have the patience to learn are those that have no real application in life."-Calvin and Hobbes

"It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool."- Calvin and Hobbes

"Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth." Mary Schmich, "Wear Sunscreen", graduation speech

"The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues." Elizabeth Taylor

"Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he choose to be or not." --Nathaniel Hawthorne

"That was the summer of 1963 when everybody called me Baby, and it didn't occur to me to mind. That was before President Kennedy was shot, before the Beatles came, when I couldn't wait to join the Peace Corps, and I thought that I'd never find a guy as great as my dad."- Baby, Dirty Dancing

"It's a little childish and stupid, but then again so is high school."- Ferris Bueler's Day Off

"Never underestimate the power of denial."- American Beauty

"You know those posters that say 'today is the next day of the rest of your life'? Well, that is true of everyday except one. The day you die."- American Beauty

"I came up with a new game-show idea recently. It's called The Old Game. You got three old guys with loaded guns onstage. They look back at their lives, see who they were, what they accomplished, how close they came to realizing their dreams... the winner is the one who doesn't blow his brains out. He wins a refrigerator. - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

"I suppose I do have one unembarresed passion in life: I want to know how it feels to care about something passionately." - Adaptation

"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life." - Office Space

"It's not that I'm lazy, it's that I just don't care. " - Office Space