Quotes about Change and Being Gay


“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

quotes on living life

 

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

“Only the shallow know themselves.” – Oscar Wilde

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”

― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

“The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

“If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” – Win Borden

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

Quotes on being gay

You could move.  ~Abigail Van Buren, “Dear Abby,” in response to a reader who complained that a gay couple was moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to improve the quality of the neighborhood

You know what they say:  You can’t teach a gay dog straight tricks.  ~Trey Parker & Matt Stone, South Park

That word “lesbian” sounds like a disease.  And straight men know because they’re sure that they’re the cure.  ~Denise McCanles

Homosexuality is god’s way of insuring that the truly gifted aren’t burdened with children.  ~Sam Austin

Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?  ~Ernest Gaines

Isn’t it a violation of the Georgia sodomy law for the Supreme Court to have its head up its ass?  ~Letter to Playboy magazine, February 1987

When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.  ~Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988 (Thanks, Marlene)

If homosexuality is a disease, let’s all call in queer to work:  “Hello.  Can’t work today, still queer.”  ~Robin Tyler

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