Sunday, 20 January 2019

I Will Praise Any Man

Nothing else is needed to make you depressed, than to fancy you are so. ~ Source Unknown #quote

Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness. ~ Henrik Ibsen #quote

Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty-eight and forty. ~ James Thurber #quote

Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing. ~ Voltaire #quote

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast. ~ Norman Vincent Peale #quote

Love is stronger than violence. ~ Hermann Hesse #quote

When the grass is cut, the snakes will show. ~ Jay-Z, Blue Print #lyrics

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

If you went crazy, would you know it?  ~ Todd Rundgren, I Went To The Mirror #lyrics

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

Everybody gets high, everybody gets low, these are the days when anything goes. ~  Prince; Sheryl Crow, Every Day Is A Winding Road #lyrics

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote

What is peculiar in the life of a man consists not in his obedience, but his opposition, to his instincts. In one direction or another he strives to live a supernatural life. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote


You got the force fed future, you got the funk after death. ~ The Cars, I'm In Touch With Your World #lyrics

Are you taking over or taking orders, are you going backwards or are you going forwards? ~ The Clash, White Riot #Lyrics

When any real progress is made, we unlearn and learn anew what we thought we knew before. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Thank heaven! the crisis The danger, is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last, and the fever called Living is conquered at last. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

Then one day you find, ten years have got behind you. No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun. ~ Pink Floyd, Time #Lyrics

Patriotism has nothing to do with Conservatism. It is actually the opposite of Conservatism, since it is a devotion to something that is always changing and yet is felt to be mystically the same. ~ George Orwell #quote

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers. ~ Kahlil Gibran #quote, "Beauty"

It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love. ~ Voltaire #quote

Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking into the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent. ~ George Orwell #quote, 1984

When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say. ~ Edith Wharton #quote

When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. ~ Victor Hugo #quote

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~ Lao-Tzu #quote

Maturity: among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #quote

You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #quote


Going nowhere is like giving up. ~ Less Than Jake, Al's War #lyrics

Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return. ~ Gore Vidal #quote

I will Praise any man that will Praise me. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

I never trust anyone who's more excited about success than about doing the thing they want to be successful at. ~ Randall Munroe #quote

Call the police and call the press, but please, dear God, don't tell my friends. ~ Bare Naked Ladies, This Is Where It Ends #Lyrics

Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

It's tempting to just write a comic called 'Everyone Mail Randall Munroe Twenty Bucks' - maybe it would work, and I could just close down the 'xkcd' store and sit on a beach and draw pictures and make snarky Reddit posts for the rest of my life. ~ Randall Munroe #quote

Camp is a vision of the world in terms of style - but a particular kind of style. It is love of the exaggerated. ~ Susan Sontag #Quote

A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote


What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #quote

A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

Time is the beauty of the road being long. Just wait and it will come. ~ Blues Traveler, Just Wait #lyrics

Orthodoxy is unconsciousness. ~ George Orwell #quote, 1984

Conscience is a man's compass. ~ Vincent Van Gogh #quote


To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle. ~ Norman Vincent Peale #quote

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. ~ Orson Welles #quote

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin, dance me through the panic til I'm gathered safely within. Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove, dance me to the end of love. ~ Leonard Cohen, Dance Me To The End Of Love #Lyrics

You is what you am, a cow don't make ham. ~ Frank Zappa, You Are What You Is #lyrics

Next to the wound, what women make best is the bandage. ~ Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly #quote

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion. ~ Vincent Van Gogh #quote