Nerdfighters

So this comes from john's latest video. what are your favorite quotes. share them, and we fellow nerdfighters will say what, (knowing only this about you), this sais about your charector and personality. I'll go first I guess.

 

I have a few.

"you do not have a soul ,you are a soul, you have a body" - C.S. Lewis

"you lack the courage of your convictions sir, do it." Louis, interveiw with the vampire

"no one ever told me that greif felt so like fear." C.S. Lewis

"a novelists buissness in lying" Ursula K. LeGuin

"It's unendurable. Its the moaning of the world, it is the martyred creation, wild with angst, filled with terror and groaning" from all quiet on the western front

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"WE MAY FREEZE, BUT WE WILL NEVER GO NUMB. In the summer we tend to forget this, and if an unexpected cold front frosts the crops we fear for our lives. We need not worry. The real danger lies, as we should have learned by now, elsewhere. There is a burning that not even a Midwestern winter can kill."
-the Mountain Goats, in the liner notes of Full Force Galesburg.

The story in those liner notes is one of my very favorite pieces of prose, and I love that last paragraph more than any of the beautiful, amazing songs on the CD itself.
"Literary experience heals the wound, without undermining the privilege, of individuality. There are mass emotions which heal the wound; but they destroy the privilege. In them, our separate selves are pooled and we sink back into sub-individuality. But in reading great literature I become a thousand men and yet remain myself. Like a night sky in the Greek poem, I see with a myriad eyes, but it is still I who see. Here, as in worship, in love, in moral action, and in knowing, I transcend myself; and am never more myself than when I do." - C. S. Lewis

This quote perfectly embodies why I love to read and why I want to be a novelist.
That C.S. Lewis quote is one I have never herd before, but may have just summed up my entire life's purpose. thanks for posting it!
You're welcome! I found it while reading a biography about him.
I love quotes! It's one of my hobbies, actually.
So here are some of my favorites:

"If you overcome a limit, there never was a limit."
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"We're only optimistic or pessimistic when we don't completely understand something. When we completely understand, then we're realistic."
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"There are more things we can not see, than sight that can not be."
-?
"You can't survive life."
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"It's better to have one person hold your hand, than one hundred call your name."
-blackpixi
"It's better to bleach out with someone by your side, than to stand colorfully alone."
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"Many people will understand what you say, just a few will understand what you mean."
-?
"Destiny just happens."
-?
"Not everything we do today affects tomorrow, but everything that happens tomorrow is affected by today."
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"We win, we brag. We lose, we learn."
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"Fear, war and hatred aren't problems. They're symptoms."
-?
"Love people, use things. Not vice-versa."
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"If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said."
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"Endings always begins inside of us."
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"The spaces between your fingers were made for someone else to fill them up."
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"May life be lived."
-Me


So what does this make me for kind of person? Peace homies ^^
That a lot of good quotes. I like the "you can't survive life" one. It's painfully accurate. The next to last one sounds like an Owl City lyric "The spaces between my fingers are right where yours fit perfectly."
I've noticed that too! I Found that quote before the song was released though I think :)
"It's clear that you're going to show the world what you're made of. If I was any help along the way, then I am honored." ~my 11th grade English Teacher said this to me when I thanked him for saving/changing my life when I graduated high school.
"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? " -- Ernest Hemingway =D
I *love* this quote.
"If you follow all the rules, you miss all the fun" -Katherine Hepburn
Truth!

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