Friday, 21 September 2018

The More We Sweat in Peace

You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin #quote #PeaceDay

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. ~ Dalai Lama #quote #PeaceDay

You cannot find peace by avoiding life. ~ Virginia Woolf #quote #PeaceDay

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ~ Mother Teresa #quote #PeaceDay

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Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote  #PeaceDay

One must look hard through history to find when a clear understanding of the truth moved anyone to fire the first shot. ~ Robert Brault #quote  #PeaceDay

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote  #PeaceDay

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war. ~ Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit #quote  #PeaceDay

Let there be peace on earth, And let it begin with me. ~ Seymour Miller & Jill Jackson #quote  #PeaceDay

I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace. ~ James Conrad #quote  #PeaceDay

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Golda Meir #quote  #PeaceDay

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. ~ John Andrew Holmes #quote  #PeaceDay

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Futile and Hopeless Labour

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

Traditional slot machines have images of fruit on the wheels because they dispensed fruit-flavoured gum instead of money before gambling was legal. #Factoid

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. ~ Salvador Dali #quote

A fellow can't keep people from having a bad opinion of him, but he can keep them from being right about it. ~ Unknown #quote

Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ~ Charles Darwin #Quote

If you laid all of the lawyers in the world, end to end, on the equator -- It would be a good idea to just leave them there. ~ Unknown #quote

How are we to survive? Solemnity is not the answer, any more than witless and irresponsible frivolity is. I think our best chance lies in humour, which in this case means a wry acceptance of our predicament. We don't have to like it but we can at least recognize its ridiculous aspects, one of which is ourselves. ~ Ogden Nash #quote

Every relationship you are in will fail, until one doesn't. ~ Dan Savage #quote

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.  ~ Heinrich Heine #quote

Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman. ~ Coco Chanel #quote

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote

Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other. ~ William Faulkner #quote

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning Good morning at total strangers. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Indubitably, Magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics. ~ Aleister Crowley #quote

No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known. ~ William E. B. Du Bois #quote

In the summer, bus windows never open. In the winter, bus windows never close. #Magary'sLaw

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions. It only guarantees equality of opportunity. ~ Irving Kristol #quote #WithThisWasTrue

By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it. ~ George Burns #quote

Water is good; it benefits all things and does not compete with them
It dwells in [lowly] places that all disdain
This is why it is so near to Tao.
~ Lao-tzu  #quote

If you have trouble getting your children's attention, just sit down and look comfortable. #OneLiners

Work is nothing but the slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great images in whose presence His Or Her heart first opened. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself.  It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime.  ~ Potter Stewa#quote

A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering. ~ Freeman Dyson #quote

When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (Earthly Paradise) #quote

Humour is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humour than in anything else. Because, you see, humour is truth. ~ Victor Borge #quote

A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream. ~ William Faulkner #quote

Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep. #OneLiners

In elementary school, in case of a fire you have to line up quietly in a single file line from smallest to tallest. What is the logic? Do tall people burn slower? ~ Warren Hutcherson #quote

When they back the ‘hearse’ up to the front door, they are not making a practice run ~ Van Crouch #quote

Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic. ~ Salvador Dali #quote

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing. ~ Josh Billings  #quote

The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldn't. ~ Russell Beland #quote

Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

In 1997, the Sheffield, UK police department put a black suspect in a lineup with eight white men in blackface. #Factoids

Have the courage to say no.  Have the courage to face the truth.  Do the right thing because it is right.  These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. ~ W. Clement Stone #quote

It is with a word as with an arrow - once let it loose and it does not return. ~ Unknown #quote

It is in solitude that the works of hand, heart and mind are always conceived, and in solitude that individuality must be affirmed. ~ Robert Lindner (Must You Conform?) #quote

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question ~ Albert Camus #quote

Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

If you don't know there's a trampoline in the room, you're not going to dust the ceiling for prints.  ~ From the television show Law & Order #quote

The innocent is the person who explains nothing. ~ Albert Camus #quote

If you set the example, you won't need to set many rules. ~ Mama Zigler #quote

I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three. ~ Elayne Boosler #quote

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labour. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Talk Like a Pirate Day 2018

 I'm not a pirate. I'm an innovator. ~ Kim Dotcom #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate. #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Get rid of their mast, knock holes in the hull, then get back on board. ~ John Flanagan, The Emperor of Nihon-Ja #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Shiver me timbers. #TalkLikeAPirateDay

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Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all. ~ Johnny Depp #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

The rougher the seas, the smoother we sail. Ahoy! #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Even pirates, before they attack another ship, hoist a black flag. #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Let's jump on board and cut them to pieces! ~ Blackbeard #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

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“If I take a tumble, I'll mae quite a splash, but at least I won't smash against the deck and make a mess. Still be dead, though. ~ L.A. Meyer, #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay