Here's a review of Hotch's Quotes!
"Nothing is so common as the wish to be remarkable."
(attributed to) William Shakespeare
"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe."
A Real Rain:
"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent."
"Other things may change us, but we start and end with family."
"The house does not rest on the ground, but upon a woman."
The Perfect Storm:
"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. The most massive characters are seared with scars."
"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth."
"The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but that this humiliation is seen by everyone."
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."
The Last Word:
"Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always."
"There is not a righteous man on Earth who does what is right and never sins."
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."
Ashes and Dust:
"The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
"Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity, nothing exceeds the criticisms made of the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed."
"Nothing is permanent in this wicked world. Not even our troubles."
In Name and Blood:
"Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone."
Scared to Death:
"He who controls others may be powerful but he who has mastered himself is mightier still."
Philosopher Lao Tzu
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do."
"Nothing is easier than to denounce the evil doer; Nothing more difficult than understanding him."
"Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed."
"Now what else is the whole life of mortals, but a sort of comedy in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each ones part until the manager walks them off the stage?"
"It doesn't matter who my father was, it matters who I remember he was."
"No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies."
"It is a wise father that knows his own child." William Shakespeare
"There is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings."
"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves. We must die to one life before we can enter another."
"The man visited by ecstasies and visions, who takes dreams for realities is an enthusiast; the man who supports his madness with murder is a fanatic."
"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime."
The Angel Maker:
“We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
“The past is our definition. we may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.”
"A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell."
"Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden."
"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind and finds the readiest response."
Amos Bronson Alcott
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats."
"The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other."
Pleasure is my Business:
"The prostitute is not, as feminists claim, the victim of men, but rather their conqueror, an outlaw, who controls the sexual channels between nature and culture."
“Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.”
Roman author Publilius Syrus
“Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call destiny.”
House on Fire:
"We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out."
"I have loved to the point of madness; That which is called madness, That which to me, is the only sensible way to love."
The Big Wheel:
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present."
“I'm not sure about automobiles. With all their speed forward they may be a step backward in civilization.”
To Hell...and Back:
"If there were no hell, we would be like the animals. No hell, no dignity."
"One need not be a chamber to be haunted, one need not to be a house. The brain has corridors surpassing material place."
"There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man."
"He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you."
"So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty."
The Slave of Duty:
"It's love that makes the world go round. If that is true, then this world must have spun a little bit faster with Haley in it."
W. S. Gilbert
"Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love."
A Rite of Passage:
"Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
A Thousand Words:
"I have seen children successfully surmount the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul."
The Internet is Forever:
"The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place."
George Bernard Shaw