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"Tout est pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles": "In the best of all possible worlds"

This is one of my favorite lines, said by the ultimate optimist Dr Pangloss in Voltaire's hilarious and pathetic book Candide.

Do you have a line from a book of movie, a quote or adage that inspires you?

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From "Finding Nemo": Just keep swimming...
A quote from Douglas Adams...
"If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?"
From Edward Yashinsky, the German poet who survived a Nazi concentration camp only to die in a Soviet Gulag.

“Fear not your enemies, for they can only kill you.
Fear not your friends, for they can only betray you.
Fear only the indifferent, who permit the killers and betrayers
to walk safely on the Earth.”
"I think I'll be a clown when I get grown," said Dill. "Yes, sir, a clown.... There ain't one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I'm gonna join the circus and laugh my head off." "You got it backwards, Dill," said Jem. "Clowns are sad, it's folks that laugh at them." "Well, I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks." ~Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 22
"We're all mad here."
-Cheshire Cat-Lewis Caroll- "Alices Adventures In Wonderland"
MM said: "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened - Dr.Seuss"

Thank you MM. I love that.
People may doubt what you say, but they always believe what you do.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
I too have some of my favourites on my profile page - but this one is an absolute fav.

" It's not the age, but what one does within the age, that matters." Jean Paul Sartre
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
-- Audrey Hepburn
Life is what happens to you while you're making other plans. Unknown
That was John Lennon.




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