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Quotes printed In Boogie Pensacola Volume 3

In publication from May 1998 to July 2000, Boogie Pensacola was an alternative biweekly newspaper. One of its popular regular features was quotes scattered throughout each issue. For your browsing enjoyment, all the quotes printed in Volume 3 (2000) are collected here. (Please note that these are unsourced, which means that some of them are likely incorrect. A good place to search for quotes with sources is Wikiquote.)


Volume 3 #13

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Third President of the United States

Old age is no place for sissies.
-- actress Bette Davis (1908-1989)


Volume 3 #12

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
-- author Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
-- artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)


Volume 3 #11

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
-- artist Grandma Moses (1860 - 1961)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
-- physicist Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
-- scientist Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)


Volume 3 #10

Don't let people put labels on you - and don't put them on yourself.
-- activist Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
-- inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931)

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
-- author and activist Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
-- author and poet Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)


Volume 3 #9

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
-- inventor Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

Rules are for people who don't know how to get around them.
-- Tori Harrison

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
-- 1960's author Mignon McLaughlin

Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
-- composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)


Volume 3 #8

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
-- billionaire investor Warren Buffett

I never married because I have three pets at home that answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls every morning, a parrot that swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
-- novelist Marie Corelli (1855-1924)

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do on a rainy afternoon.
-- 1920's novelist Susan Ertz

Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.
-- French author Andre Gide (1869-1951)


Volume 3 #7

This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
-- mobster Al Capone (1899-1947)

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong that will be imposed upon them.
-- abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
-- author Ursula K. LeGuin

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
-- actress Helen Rowland (1876-1950)


Volume 3 #6

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
-- basketball legend Michael Jordan

I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
-- actress Carrie Fisher

It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
-- actress Shirley MacLaine

Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.
-- British statesman Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)


Volume 3 #5

Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
-- author Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

This thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.
-- silent film star Mary Pickford (1892-1979)

Madness is rare in individuals--but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.
-- philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Lead me not into temptation, I can find the way myself.
-- author Rita Mae Brown


Volume 3 #4

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
-- author Mark Twain (1835-1910)

We lost our corkscrew, and I was forced to live on nothing but food and water for days.
-- comedian W.C. Fields (1880-1946)

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
-- philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.
-- Angela Monet


Volume 3 #3

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.
-- actress Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968)

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand -- and melting like a snowflake.
-- Marie Beyon Ray

Life is never fair . . . And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
-- author and poet Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Art is a collaboration betweeen God and artist, and the less the artist does the better.
-- French author Andre Gide (1869-1951)


Volume 3 #2

Sex appeal is 50% what you've got and 50% what people think you've got.
-- actress Sophia Loren

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
-- physicist Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)


Volume 3 #1

It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
-- actress Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992)

Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.
-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Third President of the United States

Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
-- Richard L. Evans

I often quote myself.
-- playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

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