Favourite Quotes

  • Favourite Quotations

  • ‘an optimist see’s the doughnut, a pessimist see’s the hole (by an optimist) ‘
  • ‘people come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime..’ (sex and the city, season 4)
  • ‘10,000 spoons when all u need is a knife’ (alanis morrisette, Ironic)
  • ‘I dont wana be your other half i believe that one and one make two’ (alanis morriesette, Not the Doctor)
  • ‘Nolite te bastardes carborundorum’  (The Handmaids Tale, Margaret Atwood..meaning ‘dont let the bastards grind you down.’)
  • ‘how do i love thee? let me count the ways..’ (elizabeth barratt-browning, sonnet 43)
  • ‘it is a truth universally acknowledged , that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.’ (Pride and prejudice…the famous opening line)
  • ‘Love all, trust few, do wrong to none’ (Shakespeare, All’s Well that Ends well)
  • ‘I went to the garden of love, that so many sweet flowers bore, and i saw it filled with graves, and tombstones where flowers should be.’ (William Blake, The Garden of love, Songs of Experience)
  • ‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ (Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
  • ‘We are but food, they eat us hungerly and when they are full they belch us.’ (Shakespeare, Othello)
  • ‘Whats in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.’ (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juilet)
  • ‘If men could menstruate … clearly, menstruation would become an enviable, boast-worthy, masculine event: Men would brag about how long and how much…. Sanitary supplies would be federally funded and free. (Gloria Steinem)
  • ‘if love is blind then why arent blind dates more popular?’ ‘even a stopped clock is right twice a day.’
  • ‘Not a red rose or a satin heart. I give you an onion. It is a moon wrapped in brown paper. It promises light like the careful undressing of love.’ (Carol Ann Duffy, Valentine’)
  • ‘If high heels are so wonderful then men would be wearing them too.’ (Sue Grafton)
  • ‘Behind every great man is a great woman….and behind her is a man looking up her skirt’ ‘i like to cook with wine….sometimes i even put it in the food!’
  • ‘i would give up chocolate…but im no quitter!’
  • ‘Smile and the whole world smiles with you….cry and noone gives a shit!’
  • ‘If friends with flowers, I’d pick you.’
  • ‘Sometimes i wake up grumpy…sometimes i let him sleep!’
  • ‘Love conquers all things, even snoring!’
  • ‘There is nothing like a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate!’
  • ‘Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.’ Groucho Marx

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