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Christopher Hitchens Quotes and Sayings

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One of the many problems with the American left has
been its image as something rather too solemn,
mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome,
righteous, and boring.
- Christopher Hitchens

Nothing could make me forget what the Reagan years had actually been like.
- Christopher Hitchens

Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by
speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.
- Christopher Hitchens

Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts
by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars.
- Christopher Hitchens

 

Ronald Reagan said that he sought a Star Wars defense
only in order to share the technology with the tyrants of the U.S.S.R.
- Christopher Hitchens

Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible,
and demanding it at gunpoint.
- Christopher Hitchens

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

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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 PHOTO

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

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

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 PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

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

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One unlikelihood entertained leads a parade of innovation.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry


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