Personal Quotes

Thursday, June 30, 2005
By: Matthew Doucette

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“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” - unknown

“Access to power must be confined to men who are not in love with it.” - Plato

“Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment, or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you're supposed to be. Your fictional self is who you are when you have a social mask on to please everyone else. Give yourself permission to be your authentic self.” - Dr. Phil, Single and Sick of It?

“Children always understand. They have open minds. They have built-in shit detectors.” - Madonna

“Do not judge me until you walk a mile in my shoes.” - unknown

“Don't become what someone else wants you to be. If they don't want you now, they won't want you no matter what you become, even if you become what they want you to be.” - M.D.

“Don't make someone a priority who only makes you an option.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“Enjoy everything that happens in your life, but never make your happiness or success dependent on an attachment to any person, place, or thing.” - Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” - Carl Gustav Jung

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I AM continually shocked and appalled at the details people voluntarily post online about themselves.” - Jon Callas, PGP Chief Security Officer

“I don't give trust, you earn my trust.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“I don't really hate anyone because it's a waste of my time and energy to spend on someone that I don't care about.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“I really don't spend time on being fake to people I don't like or care for.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“I think that everyone should get married at least once, so you can see what a silly, outdated institution it is.” - Madonna

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” - James Thurber

“Most girls are so bored with themselves that they have nothing better to do than talk about other people and things that shouldn't even matter to them.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“People make mistakes, so forgive them and let them make it right again.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“People say I want peace." If you remove I {ego}, and your want {desire}, you are left with peace.” - Satya Sai Baba

“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” - unknown

“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.” - Oscar Wilde

“We are most asleep when awake.” - Paul Reps

“What has been done cannot be undone.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“When the mistake is repeated more than one time, that mistake has just turned into a habit.” - Lisett cOroNa, (off

“When you live a life that has you ignoring your true gifts and talents while performing assigned or inherited roles instead, you are living as your fictional self.” - Dr. Phil, Defining Your Authentic Self

“When you're not living faithfully to your authentic self, you find yourself feeling incomplete, as if there is a hole in your soul. You may have found that it's easier to fill the roles your family and friends expect of you, rather than becoming who you really want to be. Living this way drains you of the critical life energy you need to pursue the things you truly value.” - Dr. Phil, Defining Your Authentic Self

“You can tell more about a person by what they say about others, than by what others say about them.” - unknown

“You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy.” - unknown


About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $180,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.