Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Careful! We Don't Want to Learn from This.


There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true. ~ Winston Churchill #Quote

When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities. ~ Matt Groening #Quote

I’m going to marry my novels and have little short stories for children.. ~ Jack Kerouac #Quote

Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart ❤️. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote


Don't tell my heart ❤️, my achy breaky heart ❤️, I just don't think it'd understand. ~ Billy Ray Cyrus #lyrics

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart ❤️ of darkness comes the light. ~ Jean Giraudoux #Quote

Man is born to live, not to prepare for life. ~ Boris Pasternak #Quote

Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media. ~ Noam Chomsky #Quote

People everywhere confuse what they read 📚 in newspapers with news. ~ A. J. Liebling #Quote

I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain #Quote

Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic. ~ Tryon Edwards #Quote

Policemen and security guards wear hats with a peak that comes down low over their eyes 👁👁. Apparently this is for psychological reasons. Eyebrows are very expressive and you appear a lot more authoritative if you keep them covered up. The advantage of this is that it makes a lot harder for cops to see anything more than six foot off the ground. Which is why painting rooftops and bridges 🌉 is so easy. ~ Banksy #Quote

Careful. We don’t want to learn from this. ~ Bill Watterson #Quote

There's no crying in baseball! ~ A League of Their Own #LinesFromMovies

Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship. ~ Sharon Stone #Quote

To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward. ~ Aristotle #Quote

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. ~ Alfred Adler #Quote

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her. ~ Oscar Wilde #Quote

I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching they are your family. ~ Jim Butcher #Quote

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. ~ Ayn Rand #Quote

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time ⏳. ~ Vince Lombardi #Quote

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. ~ John Lennon //0-0\\  #Quote

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope. ~ George Eliot #Quote

If one morning I walked on top of the water 🌊 across the Potomac river 🏞, the headline that afternoon would read 📚: PRESIDENT CAN'T SWIM. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson #Quote

Between the silence of the mountains and the crashing of the seas, there lies a land I once lived in and she's waiting there for me. ~ The Moody Blues #lyrics


Freedom has its dangers as well as its joys. And the sooner we learn to get up after a fall, the better off we'll be. ~ Alice Steinbach #Quote

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. ~ James F. Byrnes #Quote

So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers. ~ John Sutherland Bonnel #Quote

I have enough money 💰 to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something. ~ Jackie Mason #Quote

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #Quote

I will never agree with the theory [of evolution], even if it's somehow proven (beyond a shadow of a doubt, 100%) correct. ~ Paul Allen Panks, one of the many true idiots of our time ⏳ #Quote



You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ~ Gautama Buddha #Quote

Don't ever save anything for a special occasion. Being alive is the special occasion. ~ Unknown #Quote

I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy. ~ Bern Williams #Quote

Be kind. For everyone is fighting a hard battle. ~ Anonymous #Quote

Where is the good in goodbye? ~ Meredith Willson #Quote

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. ~ Plato #Quote

A world of violent rage, but it's one that I can recognize having never seen the colour of my father's eyes 👁👁. ~ Rage Against The Machine #lyrics

I dropped a tear in the ocean 🌅. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you. ~ Unknown #Quote

The best way out is always through ~ Robert Frost #Quote

As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma. ~ Sri Guru Granth Sahib #Quote

As a final incentive before giving up a difficult task, try to imagine it successfully accomplished by someone you violently dislike. ~ K. Zenios #Quote

Good manners can replace morals. It may be years before anyone knows if what you are doing is right. But if what you are doing is nice, it will be immediately evident. ~ P.J. O'Rourke #Quote

Graffiti ultimately wins out over proper art because it becomes part of your city, it' s a tool; "I'll meet you in that pub, you know, the one opposite that wall with a picture of a monkey holding a chainsaw". I mean, how much more useful can a painting be than that? ~ Banksy #Quote

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out.... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. ~ A.E. Housman #Quote

Masters who sacrifice for servants will receive the gift of loyalty. ~ #Proverb


Who ever does not respect confidence will never find happiness in their path. ~ #Proverb

Mind is everything. Muscle — pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind. ~ Paavo Nurmi #Quote

There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate. ~ Robert Brault #Quote

When God created Man, he gave him music 🎶 as a language different from all other languages. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote


Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence. ~ Henrik Tikkanen #Quote

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself. ~ Albert Einstein #Quote

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. #Quote

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. ~ Sara Teasdale, "The Philosopher" #Quote

You'll never be greater than yourself. ~ Bob Dylan #quote

Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. ~ Gloria Steinem #quote

Life is a waste of time and time is a waste of life, so waste your time and have the time of your life! ~ Unknown #quote



Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Each One of Us Could Make the Difference



We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #quote

When you call my name, I salivate like Pavlov's dog. ~ The Rolling Stones #Lyrics

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

Come on, baby, light my fire.  ~ The Doors #lyrics

In my day, there were things that were done, and things that were not done, and there was even a way of doing things that were not done. ~ Peter Ustinov #quote

It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now. ~ Allen Ginsberg #quote

One man puts the fire out, the other lights the fuse. ~ Steve Winwood #Lyrics

A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty. ~ Seneca the Elder #Quote

If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame. ~ Source Unknown #quote

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be Praised until it is known how he employs it. ~ Socrates #Quote

Let it be, let it be. There will come an answer, let it be. ~ The Beatles #Lyrics

Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy. ~ Henry Kissinger #quote

The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

Those big-shot writers could never dig the fact that there are more salted peanuts consumed than caviar. ~ Mickey Spillane #quote

It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

The major ingredient of any recipe for fear is the unknown. ~ Michael Jackson #Lyrics

Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours. ~ Rudyard Kipling #quote

This world is run by people who know how to do things. They know how things work. They are equipped. Up there, there's a layer of people who run everything. But we - we're just peasants. We don't understand what's going on, and we can't do anything. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

The hurt of a love that is lost has no cure but the love of another heart. ~ Christopher Cross #lyrics

I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love. ~ John Lennon #quote

The man of understanding finds everything laughable. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote


The last act is bloody, however fine the rest of the play. They throw earth over your head and it is finished forever. ~ Blaise Pascal #quote

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own. ~ Charles De Gaulle #quote

Lose your dreams and you will loose your mind. Ain't life unkind? ~ The Rolling Stones #lyrics

Where there is love there is life. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride. ~ Jonathan Swift #quote

It is he who has broken the bond of marriage - not I. I only break its bondage. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

True friends stab you in the front. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

With my New York brim and my gold tooth displayed, nobody gives me trouble cause they know I've got it made. ~ ZZ Top #Lyrics

We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture. ~ Sigmund Freud #quote

If you wish to be loved; Love! ~ Seneca the Elder #Quote

Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it cost them. ~ John Updike #quote

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move. ~ David Letterman #quote

Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

When you are old and grey and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. ~ William Butler Yeats #quote

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources. ~ Norman Vincent Peale #quote

Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavouring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh. ~ Allen Ginsberg #quote

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war - for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more. ~ John Lennon #quote

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #quote

Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-after, when it has become apparent that what triumphant science has done hitherto is to improve the means for achieving unimproved or actually deteriorated ends. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. ~ Kahlil Gibran #quote

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote


They call it paradise, I don't know why. To call someplace paradise, kiss it good-bye. ~ The Eagles #Lyrics

The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterward, when you've worked on your own corner. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. ~ Sir Isaac Newton #quote

What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn't. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years. ~ Stephen Leacock #quote

The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way. ~ Seneca the Elder #Quote

They found our hero in the gutter with a diamond ring and a gun.  ~ Eric Clapton #Lyrics

To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote


Every moral has a story, every story has and end. Every battle has its glory, and its consequence. ~ Ben Harper #Quote

I'm a commercial writer, not an author. Margaret Mitchell was an author. She wrote one book. ~ Mickey Spillane #quote

Rock and roll will always be, it'll go down in history. ~ Danny and the Juniors #Lyrics