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My life isn't necessarily more important than anyone else's:
by Adam Duritz

My life isn't necessarily more important than anyone else's:
I'm just better in talking about it.
- Adam Duritz

Sometimes the world seems like a big hole.
You spend all your life shouting down it and all you
hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.
- Adam Duritz

If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
- Adam Duritz

For me, songwriting is something like breathing:
I just do it.
But that doesn't mean you're fantastic.
- Adam Duritz

 

There just is exponentially more money in the movie
business than in the music business.
As a result there are more people involved in the creative process.
- Adam Duritz

When so much money is involved in these movies,
someone somewhere is going to try to screw you.
- Adam Duritz

All my songs are where I am.
- Adam Duritz

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Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits,
and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren't hits.
You have a career, the reason why we're still around
10 years is that we do have successful songs.
- Adam Duritz

But what you realise after you've been in the business
for a while is that people develop opinions about you
that don't have anything to do with your music,
they like or dislike you for a million reasons,
they like or dislike you for your last record.
- Adam Duritz

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be the Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell


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