Quotes of David Cronenberg

“ I don't think that the flesh is necessarily treacherous, evil, bad. It is cantankerous, and it is independent. The idea of independence is the key. It really is like colonialism. The colonies suddenly decide that they can and should exist with their own personality and should detach from the control of the mother country… ”

- David Cronenberg

“ If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you. ”

- T.S. Eliot

“ Your limits are somewhere up there, waiting for you to reach beyond infinity. ”

- Arnold Henry

“ Leave that room, kid. Shut the screen off. Take your dirty shoes, not the pretty ones, and go out to feel the wind. Touch water. Touch earth. Touch wood, touch skin, touch everything you can touch and memorise everything because that’s all you will live off in the end, and that’s all you will need. ”

- Charlotte Eriksson

“ Grief has no friend, joy has no enemy, and love is everyone's friend. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Grace is what picks me up and lifts my wings high above and I fly! Grace always conquers! Be graceful in everything; in anger, in sadness, in joy, in kindness, in unkindness, retain grace with you! ”

- C. JoyBell C.

“ This is the beautiful secret of minimalism: It may seem like it’s about stuff, but once you’ve cut through the clutter and adopted a new frame of mind, you learn that it’s barely about ‘the stuff’ at all. ”

- Erica Layne

“ Distance was a dangerous thing, she knew. Distance changed people. ”

- Rohinton Mistry

“ You’re only poor if you give up. The most important thing is that you did something. Most people only talk and dream of getting rich. You’ve done something. ”

- Robert T. Kiyosaki

“ The evolutionary algorithm of all life on earth is written in this universal language we call love. ”

- Wald Wassermann

“ I want a tattoo over my heart that reads TRY HARDER YOU LAZY PARAMEDIC SHITBAG OR I WILL HAUNT YOUR BEDROOM FOREVER ”

- Warren Ellis

“ Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back. ”

- Arthur Rubenstein

“ I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ Successful people have no fear of failure. But unsuccessful people do. Successful people have the resilience to face up to failure—learn the lessons and adapt from it. ”

- Roy T. Bennett

“ Tears are words that need to be written. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another. ”

- Veronica Roth

“ Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. ”

- Bil Keane

“ Without term limits, some remain in office for decades; as a result, their power increases and they feel entitled, and ignore the people they represent; but do not be fooled that term limits would ultimately change representation, for it’s the ignorance of the populace who continue returning the same people to office. ”

- RJ Intindola

“ The essence of things is lost in translation, as love and understanding are lost in expectation. ”

- Meeta Ahluwalia

“ In French, you don’t really say ‘I miss you.’ You say ‘tu me manques,’ which is closer to ‘you are missing from me.’ I love that… ”

- Unknown

“ Things are often not what they seem. And then, sometimes they are. The trick is to learn what is real. ”

- Thomas Lloyd Qualls

“ You’re never a loser until you quit trying. ”

- Mike Ditka

“ We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open? ”

- Mawlana JalalalDin Rumi

“ If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter. ”

- John Gottman

“ Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. ”

- Paul Hawken