Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Disturb the Comfortable

Books, I found, had the power to make time ⏳ stand still, retreat or fly into the future. ~ Jim Bishop #Quote

I think all of us are always five years old in the presence and absence of our parents. ~ Sherman Alexie #Quote

To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #Quote

Blue jean baby, LA lady, seamstress for the band. Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you'll marry a music 🎶 man. Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand. ~ Elton John #lyrics

I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps but other people emphasize my loneliness. ~ Anais Nin #Quote

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean 🌅. But the ocean 🌅 would be less because of that missing drop. ~ Mother Teresa #Quote

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. ~ Anonymous #Quote

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean 🌅. ~ H.P. Lovecraft

I like to be the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place. Being the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place is worth it because something interesting always happens. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

Men are disturbed, not by things that happen, but by their opinion of things that happen. ~ Epictetus #Quote

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. ~ Cesar Cruz #Quote

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. ~ Ambrose Redmoon #Quote

All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.. ~ Jack Kerouac #Quote

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #Quote

Our repugnance to death increases in proportion to our consciousness of having lived in vain. ~ William Hazlitt #Quote

No man can be an exile if he remembers that all the world is one city. ~ C.S. Lewis #Quote

An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late. ~ #Proverb

A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap. ~ #Proverb

Of all the things which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy are the things we call books. ~ Thomas Carlyle #Quote

Everybody is wrong about everything, just about all the time ⏳. ~ Chuck Klosterman #Quote

If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything. ~ Bill Lyon #Quote

Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art. ~ Charles McCabe #Quote

When somebody tells you nothing is impossible, ask him to dribble a football. ~ Unknown #Quote


He who is only wise lives a sad life. ~ Voltaire #Quote

We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones. ~ L. Rochefoucauld #Quote

Creativity takes courage. ~ Henry Matisse #Quote

People change and forget to tell each other. ~ Lillian Hellman #Quote


Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~ Michael Leunig #Quote

There are those who give little of the much which they have— and they give it for recognition and their hidden desire makes their gifts unwholesome. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Few are humble, for it takes a self-esteem few possess. ~ Robert Brault #Quote

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. ~ Socrates #Quote

Love has the nasty habit of disappearing overnight ~ The Beatles #Lyrics

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. ~ Audrey Hepburn #Quote

In her dealings with man, destiny never closed her accounts. ~ Oscar Wilde #Quote

Stand up to bullies.You’ll only have to do it once. #JustWisdom

An arch never sleeps. ~ #Proverb

Consciousness Expansion' went out with LBJ . . . And it is worth noting, historically, that downers came in with Nixon. ~ Hunter S. Thompson #Quote

If your knowledge teaches you not to rise above human weakness and misery and lead your fellow man on the right path, you are indeed a man of little worth and will remain such till Judgment Day. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Everything in this room is edible. Even I'm edible. But, that would be called cannibalism. It is looked down upon in most societies. ~ Roald Dahl #Quote

A youth becomes a man when the marks he wants to leave on the world have nothing to do with tires. ~ Unknown #Quote

Nothing is interesting if you're not interested. ~ Helen MacInness #Quote

Fasten your seat-belts. It's going to be a bumpy night. ~ All About Eve #LinesFromMovies

If they substituted the word 'Lust' for 'Love' in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth. ~ Sylvia Plath #Lyrics

They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep. ~ Chinese #Proverb

It is better to trust the eyes 👁👁 rather than the ears. ~ #Proverb

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don’t think they’ve ever remembered. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

Other arms reach out to me, other eyes 👁👁 smile tenderly. But still in peaceful dreams, I see the road leads back to you. ~ Ray Charles #Lyrics

Study me as much as you like, you will never know me. For I differ a hundred ways from what you see me to be. ~ Rumi #Quote

When you go out with a drunk, you'll notice how a drunk fills your glass so he can empty his own. As long as you're drinking, drinking is okay. Two's company. Drinking is fun. If there's a bottle, even if your glass isn't empty, he'll pour a little in your glass before he fills his own. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #Quote

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.. ~ Jack Kerouac #Quote

Basically, get the ride started. I'm ready to go. ~ Douglas M. Buchanan Jr. #Quote

Man may live and man may die searching for the question why. But if he tries to rule the sky, he must fall. ~ Cat Stevens #lyrics


If your diet soda has zero calories, zero sugar and zero fat, what the hell are you drinking? ~ Regina Griffin #Quote

Have a heart ❤️ that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts. ~ Charles Dickens #Quote

Our currency is flesh and bones. ~ Pink Floyd, Dogs Of War #Lyrics

Hate was just a legend and war was never known. The people worked together and they lifted many stones. ~ Neil Young #lyrics

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. ~ George Santayana #Quote

I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes. ~ Unknown #Quote

You don't have to suffer to be a poet. Adolescence is enough suffering for anyone. ~ John Ciardi #Quote

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here. This is the War Room! ~ PRESIDENT MUFFLEY (Peter Sellers) in Dr. Strangelove #LinesFromMovies

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. ~ Franklin P. Jones #Quote

And in the end, we were all just humans…drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald #Quote

If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner. ~ Tallulah Bankhead #Quote


Sunday, 22 November 2020

To Find an Antidote for the Emptiness of Existence

We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions. ~ Henry Fielding #Quote

Why (he wondered rhetorically) do people who have a position that's being attacked constantly state that they have a right to say it, as if the right itself—rather than the statement—has been challenged. ~ Peter David #Quote

Baby, baby, don't get hooked on me, cause I'll just use you then I'll set you free. ~ Mac Davis #lyrics

Witchcraft scum exploiting the dumb turning children into punks and slaves. ~ Bob Dylan #lyrics

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster. ~ Joe E. Lewis #Quote

You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton #Quote

Let there be spaces in your togetherness. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

I believe in low lights and trick mirrors. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will. ~ Vince Lombardi #Quote

If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well. ~ #Proverb

Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word. ~ Eric Gill #Quote

Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. ~ Robert Frost #Quote

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning #Quote

Don't get your knickers in a knot. Nothing is solved and it just makes you walk funny. ~ Kathryn Carpenter #Quote

I've been looking for my miss right, seem she don´t exist ~ Limp Bizkit  #Lyrics

I absolutely don't care about my looks and I'm so used to them that I wouldn't change a thing. I would end up missing my defects. ~ Colin Firth #Quote

Musical comedies aren't written, they are rewritten. ~ Stephen Sondheim #Quote

At least I had that, one guy understood me. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

The day was counting up its birds and never got the answer right. ~ Unknown #Quote

If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name. ~ Kendrick Lamar #Quote

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. ~ Robert Frost #Quote

A simple mind is not a simple thing. ~ Evan and Jaron, How To Keep The Sky From Falling #lyrics

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. ~ Jean De La Fontaine #Quote

You got amphetamine eyes 👁👁. ~ Rod Stewart #Lyrics

Everyone shines, given the right lighting. ~ Susan Cain #Quote

They’ll never be able to forget us. ~ John Lennon //0-0\\  #Quote

As we look into the future, it's as far as we can see. So let's make each tomorrow be the best that it can be. ~ George Strait #lyrics

Most of us die with much of our beautiful music 🎶 still in us, un-sung, un-played. ~ Grant M. Bright #Quote

I'm losing my heart ❤️, I'm losing my pride. I'd burn our initials in the sun, if it would shine. ~ Our Lady Peace #Lyrics

Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending. ~ Author Unknown #Quote

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. ~ Margaret Thatcher #Quote

A man may do an immense deal of good, if he does not care who gets the credit for it. ~ Father Strickland #Quote

With one day's reading a man may have the key 🗝 in his hands. ~ Ezra Pound #Quote

Whatever kind of introvert you are, some people will find you ‘too much’ in some ways and ‘not enough’ in others. ~ Laurie Helgoe #Quote

Before men ever wrote in clay they cast their words in verse and line, rhythmbound in poets' minds, defying time ⏳ and age. ~ Dave Beard #Quote

The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. ~ Woody Allen #Quote

Too weird to live, too rare to die! ~ Hunter S. Thompson #Quote


The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time ⏳ and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever. ~ Nina LaCour #Quote

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it. ~ Salvador Dali #Quote

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. ~ Wayne Dyer #Quote

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart ❤️. ~ Helen Keller #Quote

Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell. ~ Emily Dickinson #Quote

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death. ~ Walt Whitman #Quote

The first thing we do, lets kill all the lawyers. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

There is nothing wrong with plain t-shirt. #JustWisdom

Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower, dance 💃🏽 to the radio, tell stories, write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #Quote

You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.... In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~ Henry David Thoreau #Quote

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote


What am I? Flypaper for freaks!? #OneLiners

Lord, please watch over all these lost children born to chase the hurricane. ~ Tom Petty #lyrics

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart ❤️. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ~ C.G. Jung #Quote

Rape my corpse, then leave me in peace ☮. ~ Grave #Lyrics

A darkness grows inside me in fading shades of grey. ~ Stabbing Westward #lyrics

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. ~ Peter Drucker #Quote

Ain't singing for Pepsi, ain't singing for Coke, I don't sing for nobody, makes me look like a joke. ~ Neil Young #Lyrics

Accidents happen. There's one planned today. ~ The Strokes, The Way It Is #lyrics

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. ~ George Santayana #Quote

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #Quote

They have stopped deceiving you, not loving you. And it seems to you that they have stopped loving you. ~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin #Quote

A window of opportunity won't open itself. ~ Dave Weinbaum #Quote

You’re on a gravy train with biscuit wheels. ~ Bill Murray #Quote

Try to say nothing negative about anybody. a) for three days b) for forty-five days c) for three months See what happens to your life. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money 💰 in bed. ~ George Burns #Quote

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed -- and one of them hadn't even been coloured in yet. ~ John Dawkins #Quote

When parents say ‘Because I said so.’ you know you made a good argument. ~ Unknown #Quote

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #Quote

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ~ Joshua J. Marine #Quote

A goodbye isn't painful unless you're never going to say hello again. ~ Unknown #Quote

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart ❤️. ~ Washington Irving #Quote

The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway. ~ Bernard Avishai #Quote

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ~ Jimi Hendrix #Quote

When you walked out on me, in walked misery, and he's been there since. ~ Skyliners #lyrics


If you have a statue in the city centre you could go past it every day on your way to school and never even notice it, right. But as soon as someone puts a traffic cone on its head, you've made your own sculpture. ~ Banksy #Quote

Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with. ~ Peter Marshall #Quote

Remember crime against property is not real crime. People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access. ~ Banksy #Quote