Quotes That Have Stuck With Me

  1. Racism doesn't make sense...when you look now, you go "How did that [Hitler] craziness happen? It doesn't make sense"...But if you find the right balance between desperation and fear, you can make people believe anything. -Trevor Noah
    He was speaking about apartheid in South Africa but it seems relevant to just about everything today.
  2. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that. -Albus Dumbledore
    (Or J. K. Rowling I guess...)
  3. Life is pretty much torture. Find the torture you're comfortable with and you've conquered life. -Jerry Seinfeld
    His point was that life is constantly full of things you don't want to do. Even if you love your job, there are days when you just really don't want to go to work.
  4. Cranberries taste like cherries that hate you -John Oliver
    My thoughts exactly.
  5. Knowledge is belief that is true.
    One of my professors said this while we were discussing how powerful people can affect what others believe to be true. But just believing something doesn't make it a fact.
  6. I can live only wholly with you, or not at all. -Ludwig van Beethoven
    A composer and a poet.
  7. To assume the answer before you ask the question leads you no where. - Lawrence Krauss
    A theoretical physicist. Stated in the documentary "The Unbelievers".
  8. Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects. - Will Rogers