Marty Rubin Quotes

Who is Marty Rubin?

Self-titled aphorist, philosopher bum and happiness freak Marty Rubin is known for his witty aphorisms that build a bridge between philosophy and poetry.

Rubin likes to describe himself as an iconoclast with nihilistic tendencies. He is the author of the book 'Boiled Frog Syndrome'.

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“A belief in violets isn't necessary for violets to exist.”

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“A blackbird doesn't change its tune to suit the times.”

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“A fool who cursed the sun was surprised to see it still shining.”

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“A new theory doesn't change the way things actually happen.”

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“A pessimist is someone who has forgotten the joy of beginning.”

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“All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey.”

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“All our prayers can't keep a single leaf from falling.”

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“An echo has no voice of its own.”

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“Any place is a good place to begin.”

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“As long as you can ignore a problem, it is not a problem.”

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“Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story.”

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“Better to find one thing to live for than a thousand things to be against.”

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“Beware of becoming a pawn in your own game.”

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“Calling the cat stupid never made the mice wise.”

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“Digging, one finds more rocks than gold.”

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“Diseases are not cured by giving them a name.”

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“Like childhood, old age is irresponsible, reckless, and foolhardy. Children and old people have everything to gain and nothing much to lose. It's middle-age which is cursed by the desperate need to cling to some finger-hold halfway up the mountain, to conform, not to cause trouble, to behave well.”

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“Don't stare out the window; run through the fields.”

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“Dreams were the first movies.”

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“Eternity: the length of a life.”

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“Every language has its own word for the sun, but the sun is always the same.”

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“Everyone has the right to play their cards their own way.”

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“Everyone I meet wants to give me directions, but I'm not lost.”

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“Expectations have no effect on the harvest.”

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“Freedom began on the day the first sheep wandered away from the herd.”

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“Giving alms to the rich is a luxury no beggar can afford.”

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“Happiness lies in the physical life, sorrow in thought.”

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“Here's what I've learned: there's more than one way to live.”

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“Herring today is better than catfish tomorrow.”

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“How many deaths before the real one?”

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“How wonderful life is! How sad to squander it in bitterness, self-loathing and hate!”

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