Ashleigh Brilliant quotes and sayings
December 9, 1933
I hope I can settle my internal conflicts without bloodshed.
Good ideas are common - what's uncommon are people who will work hard enough to bring them about.
My life has been greatly influenced by many books which I have never read.
Even a meaningless life may contain many good breakfasts.
Why does life keep teaching me lessons I have no desire to learn?
The true artists is one who insists on producing a supply, whether or not there's any demand.
Nothing really matters except a few things that really don't matter very much.
It costs money to stay healthy, but it's even more expensive to get sick.
Sometimes the only way you can win is to stay out of the game.
MAN THE BATTLE STATIONS! Someone's coming who wants to reason with us.
You are what you eat, but eventually you become what eats you.
The older you get, the more important it is to not act your age.
The time for action is past! Now is the time for senseless bickering!
My struggle to remain healthy is gradually killing me.
We can all learn from our failures. What I've learned is how much it hurts to fail.
I try to take it one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
One good thing about my computer: it never asks why.
It's well-known that men and women are different but it keeps being re-discovered with great excitement.
The best thing about being too late is that there's no more need to hurry.
Should I abide by the rules until they're changed, or help speed the change by breaking them?
Communication with the dead is only a little more difficult than communication with some of the living.
There may not be a Heaven, but there is a San Francisco.
If I do enough different things in enough different ways, I may, eventually, do something right.
I don't have any solution, but I certainly admire the problem.
I have many unrecognized talents, but my faults have somehow succeeded in securing wide recognition.
Here is a guaranteed way to get more of what you want: want less.
The truly successful teacher is the one you will never need again.
You can't stop progress, but you can help decide what is progress and what isn't.
What I need is a lawyer who specializes in the law of the jungle.
I'll give up my bad habits as soon as equally satisfying good habits become available.
I like who I am, and am puzzled to find that not everybody shares this opinion.
I have just discovered the truth, and can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it.
Most of my problems have no answer or else the answer is worse than the problem.
Everything takes longer than you expect, even when you expect it to take longer than you expect.
I believe the stars can affect human lives, particularly by providing employment for thousands of astrologers.
Unfortunately, it's possible to be able to do something extremely well that nobody ever wants done.
Life is a process of losing our illusions, until we finally lose the illusion that we're alive.
Why is my autograph so little in demand, except on checks?
Take heart! Many great things have been done by people in poor mental health.
Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.
My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
If you value your safety, avoid holy places founded in the name of peace and brotherhood.
Don't let yourself suffer needlessly, find a need to suffer.
Sometimes the best way to be useful is to get out of somebody's way.
As long as I have you, there's just one other thing I'll always need - tremendous self-control.
There are some things children cannot know, because once they learn them they are no longer children.
I will always love the false image I had of you.
How can I fail when I have no purpose?
How can I be sure I've succeeded, if I can't remember what I was trying to do.
My object is to save the world, while still leading a pleasant life.
My first line of defense against reality is called sleep.
Never underestimate the size and scope of my problems.
Some of my troubles are so familiar, I know them by their first names.
Scientists say we use 10% of our brain. That's way too much. By doing just a little every day, I can gradually let the task completely overwhelm me.
When you plan a journey from your mind into mine, remember to allow for the time difference.
History records no more gallant struggle than that of humanity against the truth.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Please don't ask me what the score is. I'm not even sure what the game is.
Due to circumstances beyond my control, I am master of my fate and captain of my soul.
My worst personal problem is that my computer doesn't understand me.
There's nothing on my mind that couldn't be expressed by a long insane outburst of hysterical rage.
One possible reason why things aren't going according to plan is that there never was a plan.
The price of freedom keeps going up, but the quality keeps deteriorating.
Why is the place where I want to be so often so far from where I am?
My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.
According to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.
Success for some people, depends on becoming well-known, for others it depends on never being found out.
Dying is a part of living, but only a very small part.
Once I wanted total happiness - now I will settle for a little less pain.
Beware! Freedom of speech also includes the freedom to be misunderstood.
Some books makes me want to go adventuring, others make me feel that they have saved me the trouble.
By using your intelligence, you can sometimes make your problems twice as complicated.
My life so far has been a long series of things I wasn't ready for.
It can take a surprisingly long time to get from one part of my mind to another.
In order to keep an open mind, I am trying to avoid learning anything.
If you don't like my opinion of you, you can always improve.
Do what you know is right, but try not to get caught.
Forgive me now - tomorrow I may no longer feel guilty.
I can face anything, except the future, and certain parts of the past and present.
There is a vast region of enormous potential located somewhere between your ears.
My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.
My mind contains many good ideas, but it's not always easy to squeeze one out.
It's hard letting go of the past, when there are no firm handholds in the future.
Aren't I lucky, to have survived so much bad luck.
At great expense, we have built a vast system of inter-connecting stupidities.
I have seen the future! Go back!
Henry David Thoreau
C. S. Lewis
J. K. Rowling
George R. R. Martin
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Julie Anne Peters
Roy Jones Jr.
Robert W. Service
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