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Tom Robbins Quotes and Sayings

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We waste time looking for the perfect lover,
instead of creating the perfect love.
- Tom Robbins

Related topics: Love

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly,
equality is in regarding different things differently.
- Tom Robbins

When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.
- Tom Robbins

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
- Tom Robbins

 

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced,
not because it has been sober, responsible,
and cautious, but because it has been playful,
rebellious, and immature.
- Tom Robbins

People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.
- Tom Robbins

In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
- Tom Robbins

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There are many things worth living for,
a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.
- Tom Robbins

If it is committed in the name of God or country,
there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.
- Tom Robbins

To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
- Tom Robbins

Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
- Tom Robbins

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses,
it's the cyanide.
- Tom Robbins

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved
one a unique and irreplacable being.
- Tom Robbins

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing
in government and business.
- Tom Robbins

True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced.
A truly stable system expects the unexpected,
is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
- Tom Robbins

The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe's pajamas.
- Tom Robbins

We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes,
and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
- Tom Robbins

I believe in nothing, everything is sacred.
I believe in everything, nothing is sacred.
- Tom Robbins

To be or not to be isn't the question.
The question is how to prolong being.
- Tom Robbins

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

Regret is an appalling waste of time.
- Katherine Mansfield

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Regret is an appalling waste of energy,
you can't build on it - it's only good for wallowing in.
- Katherine Mansfield

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart...
forgiveness saves the expense of anger,
the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
- Auguste Rodin

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
- Roger Babson

Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life,
or master your time and master your life.
- Alan Lakein

Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
- William Wordsworth

If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you,
down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy
going back to pick it up.
- Tommy Bolt

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
- Philip Johnson

Not having to own a car has made me realize what a
waste of time the automobile is.
- Diane Johnson

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy
ought to have the decency to get themselves buried,
and not waste time about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste
the sky as well as the earth.
- Henry David Thoreau

The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
- William Gibson

If we spend the time we waste in sighing
for the perfect golden fruit
in fulfilling the conditions of its growth,
happiness will come, must come.
It is guaranteed in the very laws of the universe.
If it involves some chastening and renunciation, well,
the fruit will be all the sweeter for this touch of holiness.
- Helen Keller

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
- Taylor Caldwell

Waste your money and you're only out of money,
but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
- Michael LeBoeuf

Every day you waste is one you can never make up.
- George Allen, Sr.

Suffering passes, while love is eternal.
That's a gift that you have received from God.
Don't waste it.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

It's a waste of time for people to say things they
think other people want to hear,
or try and come off in a certain way.
I try to be as honest as I can.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many
things at once is appalling.
- Orison Swett Marden

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book -
I'll waste no time reading it.
- Moses Hadas

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be.
Be one.
- Marcus Aurelius

Optimism doesn't wait on facts.
It deals with prospects.
Pessimism is a waste of time.
- Norman Cousins

Some people feel that what we're doing makes no sense,
that it's just a waste of money.
But it's working.
- Calvin Klein

Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
- Robert Greene

Women are responsible for their children,
they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.
- Wangari Maathai

I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing.
It seemed a waste of time to have him.
After that he became less and less, until he was...
nothingness.
- Frances Farmer

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

We need to address our Nation's mounting garbage problem
by generating less garbage,
particularly paper waste.
- Wendell H. Ford

I want the concentration and the romance,
and the worlds all glued together, fused,
glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
- Virginia Woolf

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you
are not seems to me a futile waste of time.
- Hartley William Shawcross

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

I'm treading the backward path.
Mostly, I just waste my time.
- Syd Barrett

There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
- Benjamin Disraeli

We've pumped waste into cavities in solid rock and
found that it spread through the rock.
- David R. Brower

To me an unnecessary action, or shot,
or casualty, was not only waste but sin.
- T. E. Lawrence

I will die like a true-blue rebel.
Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.
- Joe Hill

I think one's feelings waste themselves in words;
they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
- Florence Nightingale


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