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Chuck Palahniuk

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” —Chuck Palahniuk, born: February 21, 1962


Chuck Palahniuk

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” —Chuck Palahniuk, born: February 21, 1962


Jordan Peterson

“I mean I’ve stopped, almost completely stopped, reading twitter comments in the last month and I’m definitely better for it.” —Jordan Peterson, born: June 12, 1962    


Jordan Peterson

“If you’re a reasonable person, you’re very sensitive to criticism because it’s rare and because you might be wrong especially if there’s a lot of people criticizing you because you kind of have to be psychopathic in order to just Read more…


Joel Osteen

“When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.” —  Joel Osteen, Born: March 5, 1963


Jordan Peterson

“I don’t think that you have any insight whatsoever into your capacity for good until you have some well-developed insight into your capacity for evil.” – Dr. Jordan Peterson Quotes Born: June 12, 1962


Mark Twain

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain Quotes Born November 30, 1835


Edgar Allan Poe

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Edgar Allan Poe

“All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.” – Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Born January 19, 1809


Arthur Conan Doyle

“Where there is no imagination there is no horror.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Arthur Conan Doyle

I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. – Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Born May 22, 1859


Richard Dawkins

“We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.” – Richard Dawkins, Born March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.” – Richard Dawkins, Born: March 26, 1941


Richard Dawkins

“By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.” – Richard Dawkins, Born: March 26, 1941


Mark Twain

“I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” – Mark Twain, Born November 30, 1835


Garrison Keillor

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.” – Garrison Keillor, August 7, 1942


Christopher Hitchens

“What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“To the dumb question, ‘Why me’ the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, ‘Why not’” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“I don’t think it’s possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Christopher Hitchens

“Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.” – Christopher Hitchens, Born: April 13, 1949


Dr. Seuss

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“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, Born: March 2, 1904


Dr. Seuss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss, Born: March 2, 1904


Og Mandino

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino, Born: December 12, 1923


Leo Buscaglia

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” – Leo Buscaglia, Born: March 31, 1924


H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr., Born 1940


Charles R. Swindoll

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll, Born: October 18, 1934


Shiv Khera

“Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera, Born: August 23 1961


Mignon Mclaughlin

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon Mclaughlin, Born: June 6, 1913


Richard Bach

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” – Richard Bach, born June 23, 1936 Books by Richard Bach at Amazon  


Leo Buscaglia

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn. – Leo Buscaglia


George Sand

There is only one happiness in this life. To love and be loved. – George Sand


Mark Twain

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain


Helen Keller

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller


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