Some of My Favorite Quotes

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently—they’re not fond of rules and they have no respect for the status quo… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, about the one thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… they push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do.”
– Steve Jobs

“It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry, for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom.”

—Albert Einstein

“Real freedom will come only when we free ourselves of the domination of Western education, Western culture, and the Western way of living.”


“But his cunning overreached his aim; his words touched too deep, and awoke a fire more fierce than he designed…”
– Tolkien, of Morgoth’s words to Fëanor

“Good photographers just take a lot of pictures.”
– Jonathan William Ramer

“Jesse, everyone is unique, but you are different.”
– Angela

“Goodbye’s before a long trip aren’t as hard as greeting friends when you get back… because you haven’t seen each other in so long.”
– Silas Sheffer

“Jesse, you are acting crazy. No! Wait! Jesse, How many Rockstars have you had today?” [awkward pause] “Jesse!”
– Patty Fasbender

“Where you were born doesn’t matter much; the spot a person really needs is always right in front of their eyes.”
– Holland Novak

“There are two kinds of people on earth to-day;
Just two kinds of people, no more, I say.

Not the sinner and saint, for it’s well understood,
The good are half bad, and the bad are half good.

No; the two kinds of people on earth I mean,
Are the people who lift, and the people who lean.”
– Selected from Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“You can’t go into the sanctuary right now, the pastor is doing a salvation call.”
– Res Life Church Usher

Jesse: Go sugar free! If you drink an NrG drink w/ sugar, then after a few hours you fall asleep.
Jacob: That’s why you drink another one with sugar!

“Test, one two. This is the President of the United States. Test. I’ve finally found a solution to the problem with the Soviet Union. The bombing starts in ten minutes. Oh, oh, are we live on the air!?”
– Ronald Regan …and it wasn’t an accident >:)

“Many who live deserve death, but many who die deserve life; can you give it to them, Frodo?”
– Gandalf

“If I was going to have a view as controversial as ‘Earthly Perfection’ I would have kept it to myself.”
– Silas Sheffer

“Organizers demand solutions; leaders reach them.”
– Rush Limbaugh

“But in the midst of the war a spirit of great strength and hardihood came to the aid of the Valar, hearing in the far heaven that there was battle in the Little Kingdom; and Arda was filled with the sound of his laughter. So came Tulkas, the Strong, whose anger passes like a mighty wind, scattering cloud and darkness before it; and Melkor fled before his wrath and his laughter, and forsook Arda, and there was peace for a long age. And Tulkas remained and became one of the Valar of the Kingdom of Arda; but Melkor brooded in the outer darkness, and his hate was given to Tulkas for ever after.”
– Tolkien on Tulkas and the first defeat of Morgoth

“Now a new one… an eBook. For those of you in Rio Linda, an eBook is… uhh.. is a book you would read on a Kindle. That may not help… uhh… is a book that you would read on an iPad… uhh… is a book that you would read on an iPod Touch… forget it, I’m talking about READING! What am I doing here? Reading in Rio Linda? I’m sorry, folks…”
– Rush Limbaugh

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