Saturday, 27 May 2017

But We Need the Electricity


The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything #cleverquotes

Duality: it's not just for breakfast, lunch, and dinner any more. ~ Faisal N. Jawdat #quote

Take a deep breath.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Enthusiasm:  From the Greek entheos, which means ''to be within energy", suggesting being spiritually ''possessed". ~ #ENGwordorigins





Love is blind, but marriage is a real eye-opener. ~ Quoted by Paula Deen on the Food Network #quote

The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing we ought to do, we have no time for anything else~we are the busiest people in the world. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

Sometimes silence is golden, and other times it's just a plain yellow. ~ Unknown #quote

A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles. ~ Tim Cahill #quote

Don't let people drive you crazy when you know it's in walking distance. ~ Unknown #quote




It is not for me to change you. The question is, how can I be of service to you without diminishing your degrees of freedom? ~ R. Buckminster Fuller #quote

Never make anything simple and efficient when a way can be found to make it complex and wonderful. ~ Unknown #quote




There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo #quote

You don't have to be a 'person of influence' to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.~ Scott Adams #quote

Here is Edward Bear, coming down the stairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. ~ A. A. Milne #quote

All power corrupts, but we need the electricity. ~ Unknown #quote

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~  Buddha #quote

If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away. ~ Rev. Jim Ignatowski (Taxi) #quote

Bonsai - Although we think the tree-cultivating art is Japanese, it originated in China. ~ #ENGwordorigins

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. #ModernObservations



Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance. ~  Oprah Winfrey #quote

A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it. ~ Unknown #quote

If you hate your lot but wouldn't trade it, it's not your lot you hate. ~ Mignon McLaughlin #Quote

A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. ~ Montaigne #Quote

How many legs does a dog have, if you call the tail a leg?  Four.  Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg. ~ Abraham Lincoln #Quote

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time ⏳, made new. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin #Quote



Barnum was wrong - it's more like every 30 seconds. ~ Unknown #quote

Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky  #quote

Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets and then teams up with three complete strangers to kill again. ~ (TV listing for the movie The Wizard of Oz in the Marin Independent Journal. ~ #quote)

Zeg - Translates as "the day after tomorrow."  #WordsWeNeed
InEnglish

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Unnecessary laws are not good laws, but traps for money. ~Thomas Hobbes #quote

I believe in dragons, good men, and other fantasy creatures. ~ Unknown #quote

Yoko meshi ~ Is the Japanese term for the stress felt when speaking a foreign language. #WordsWe
NeedInEnglish

It doesn't take a lot of muscle to give the heart a lift. ~ Unknown #quote

How it is we have so much information, but know so little? ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

Hope for everything. Expect nothing.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote


Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light. ~ Norman B. Rice #quote

Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind, but in the people your life has touched. ~ Unknown #quote




You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are. ~ Richard Bach #quote

Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes. ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

Astronomers say the universe is finite, which is a comforting thought for those people who can't remember where they leave things. ~ Unknown #quote

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Aristotle Onassis #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

Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. #ModernObservations

It's amazing how nice people are to you when they know you're going away. #cleverquotes

Don't knock on Death's door. Ring the bell and run - he hates that. ~ Unknown #quote