Thursday, 20 January 2022

I Said Nothing

Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you're sure to be right. ~ Harry "Breaker" Harbord Morant #Quote

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. ~ Confucius #Quote

On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #Quote

I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy. ~ Danny McGoorty #Quote

Learn to be positive, it's your only chance. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics

We must travel in the direction of our fear. ~ John Berryman #Quote

You gain power by pretending to be weak. By contrast, you make people feel so strong. You save people by letting them save you. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #Quote

Even the lion has to defend himself against flies. ~ #Proverb

Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject. ~ John Keats #Quote

Dancing is a sweat job. ~ Fred Astaire #Quote

Goods gone bad, but right is wrong, and I don't know which side I'm on lately. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics

Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. ~ Marshall McLuhan #Quote

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers. ~ Erich Fromm #Quote

All in all is all we all are. ~ Nirvana #Quote, All Apologies

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. ~ Robert Benchley #Quote

It takes so little to ruin a perfect day: a stone in the shoe; a cockroach in the spaghetti sauce; a woman's laugh 🀣. ~ H.L. Mencken #Quote

In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools 🀑. ~ Doris Lessing #Quote

Journalism - an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space. ~ Rebecca West #Quote

Love is blind. #Proverb

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gain the victory. ~ George S. Patton #Quote

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. ~ Joseph Joubert #Quote

Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. . ~ Marshall McLuhan #Quote

People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. #Proverb

The covers of this book πŸ“– are too far apart. ~ Ambrose Bierce #Quote

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. ~ Henry Miller #Quote

Kissing is like drinking salted water 🌊: you drink, and your thirst increases. ~ Chinese #Proverb

Dancing behind masks, just subtle pantomime, but images reveal whatever lonely hearts can hide. ~ Joe Esposito, Lady Lady Lady #Lyrics

The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth. ~ Jean de la Bruyère #Quote

Don't look for your dreams to come true; look to become true to your dreams. ~ Michael Beckwith #Quote

If I had a shotgun, you know just what I'd do. I'd point that shit straight at the sky and shoot heaven on down for you. ~ Sublime, Don't Push #lyrics

I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

He that seeks trouble never misses. #Proverb

I think I’m a weird combination of deeply introverted and very daring. I can feel both those things working. ~ Helen Hunt #Quote

Celebrity status, you're the saddest. Wasn't that OJ case one of the maddest? - Stuck Mojo, Tears #Lyrics

As long as he is moderately comfortable, the average man will not change his ways. Only when existence becomes utterly intolerable and there is no alternative can he be persuaded to do what he should have done from foresight and through self-discipline at the beginning. That is his unalterable nature, and it is why democracy is such a catastrophe. ~ Dr. William L. Pierce #Quote

There is no love sincerer than the love of food. ~ George Bernard Shaw #Quote

A restless spirit who can't reach his goal, can't find a home until I've found my soul. ~ The Kinks, Still Searching #lyrics

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life but that it bothers him less and less. ~ Vaclav Havel #Quote

What have I eaten? Lies and smiles. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

You can't make anything idiot proof because idiots are so ingenious. #OneLiners

The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid. ~ Confucius #Quote

You have to kiss a lot of toads before you find a handsome prince. #Proverb

All this machinery making modern music 🎢 can still be open hearted, not so coldly charted. It's really just a question of honesty. ~ Rush, The Spirit Of The Radio #Lyrics

Failing to plan is planning to fail. #Proverb

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

Hurt me with the truth but don’t comfort me with a LIE. ~ unknown #Quote

I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within. ~ Gustave Flaubert #Quote

If you don’t know where you’re going, you don’t know when you’re lost. ~ Unknown #Quote

Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. ~ Philip K. Dick #Quote

Prohibition goes beyond reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite through legislation. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles this country was founded upon. ~ Abraham Lincoln #Quote

Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art. ~ Maya Angelou #Quote

You're always a little disappointing in person because you can't be the edited essence of yourself. ~ Mel Brooks #Quote

Each of us has his own rhythm of suffering. ~ Roland Barthes #Quote

Beggars mounted run their horses to death. ~ King Henry the Sixth #Quote

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. ~ W. Somerset Maugham #Quote

No man is an island. #Proverb

When I first filmed things, they were always slightly awkward. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

Poetry is indispensable -- if I only knew what for. ~ Jean Cocteau #Quote

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything. ~ Wyatt Earp #Quote

The gospel is good news only if it arrives in time ⏳. ~ Carl F.H. Henry #Quote

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up. ~ A. A. Milne #Quote

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. ~ Erich Fromm #Quote

In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read πŸ“š; if they could read πŸ“š their stuff, they'd stop writing. ~ Will Rogers #Quote

I'm just a man, not a hero. just a boy, who wants to sing this song. ~ Gerard Way #Lyrics

What do we care, if the world is a joke? We'll give it a big kiss, we'll give it a poke. Death wears a big hat cause he's a big bloke. ~ Elvis Costello, Tokyo Storm Warning #Lyrics

If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough. ~ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf #Quote

I cannot live without books. ~ Thomas Jefferson #Quote

A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself. ~ Seneca the Elder #Quote

They love their hair because they're not smart enough to love something more interesting. ~ John Green, Looking for Alaska #Quote

My love for you is immeasurable, my respect for you immense. You're ageless, timeless, lace and fineness, you're beauty and elegance. ~ Rod Stewart, You're In My Heart ❤️ #Lyrics

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows, marriage does. ~ Groucho Marx #Quote

He that plants a tree plants for posterity. #Proverb

Friday, 14 January 2022

To Be Able to Tolerate Insecurity

 In this world, artists are joyous. Unpredictability is the life of their paintings, their music 🎢, their novels. They delight in events not forecasted, happenings without explanation, retrospective. ~ Alan Lightman, Einstein #Quote

You're my valentine, you create a rhyme, all the birds can sing our song divine. Sparkling like a star, sparkling you are, glistening in my heart ❤️, you light my sky. ~ Earth 🌎, Wind 🌬, and Fire πŸ”₯, Sparkle #lyrics

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so. For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. ~ Charles De Gaulle #Quote

The Christians to the lions sold out every night. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics - Give The People What They Want

Never have a battle of wits with an unarmed man #OneLiners

A real leader faces the music 🎢, even when he doesn't like the tune. ~ Anon. #Quote

He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan #Quote

The highest form of vanity is love of fame. ~ George Santayana #Quote

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. ~ W. Fusselman #Quote

Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist. ~ David Ben-Gurion #Quote

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. ~ Confucius #Quote

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. ~ Robert A. Heinlein #Quote

He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. #Proverb

If you can’t beat them, join them. #Proverb

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #Quote

Extraordinary how potent cheap music 🎢 is… - Noel Coward #Quote

If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #Quote

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

The curves of your lips rewrite history. ~ Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray #Quote

Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others. ~ Confucius #Quote

Ground control to Major Tom. ~ David Bowie, Space Oddity #Quote

The man who moves a mountain πŸ” begins by carrying away small stones. ~ Confucius #Quote

Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own. ~ Unknown #Quote

There is great power in letting go, and there is great freedom in moving on. ~ Author Unknown #Quote

Appearances are deceptive. #Proverb

And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. ~ Confucius #Quote

I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous. ~ Salvador Dali #Quote

Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. ~ George Santayana #Quote

The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity. ~ Erich Fromm #Quote

When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire πŸ”₯. ~ David Bowie #Quote

A worthy woman is far more precious than jewels - strength and dignity are her clothing. #Proverb

To the victor go the spoils. #Proverb

Oh, demon alcohol, sad memories I can't recall. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics Alcohol

When Somewhere in the crowd was at least one potential friend who'd understand the fundamental value of goofing off. Because if not, how boring would that be? ~ Alyson Noel, Radiance #Quote

There’s so much comedy on television πŸ“Ί. Does that cause comedy in the streets? ~ Dick Cavett #Quote

Before you condemn me my friends, I suggest you look deep inside you. For good and evil exists in us all. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics - Scream Of The Earth 🌎

To advise is not to compel. ~ #Proverb

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose both. ~ Native American Saying #Quote

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh 🀣. ~ Voltaire #Quote

Work like you don't need the money πŸ’°. Love like you've never been hurt. dance πŸ’ƒπŸ½ like nobody's watching. ~ Satchel Paige #Quote

Terrorist bombers on the left, fascist plots on the right. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics - Have Another Drink

To be wealthy and honoured in an unjust society is a disgrace. ~ Confucius #Quote

Beware of those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone. ~ Charles Bukowski #Quote

If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch. ~ Marshall McLuhan #Quote

He protected his feelings in walls he imagined, but castles crumble exposing the frightened child. ~ Ozzy Osbourne, Fire πŸ”₯ In The Sky #lyrics

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. ~ Confucius #Quote

A hungry man is an angry man. #Proverb

Truth is like all beautiful things in the world; it does not disclose its desirability except to those who first feel the influence of falsehood. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. ~ Frank Tyger #Quote

I've never felt fallow in the sense that there's been no work. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

Ran out of bullets and still had static, grabbed a pregnant lady and out the automatic. Pointed at her head and said the gun was full of lead, he told the cops, back off or honey here's dead. ~ Slick Rick, Childrens Story #lyrics

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. ~ Douglas Adams #Quote

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority. ~ Thomas H. Huxley #Quote

My soul is full of longing for the secrets of the sea ⛵️, and the heart ❤️ of the great ocean πŸŒ… sends a thrilling pulse through me. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #Quote

The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the Federal government but doesn’t have to take a civil-service examination. ~ Ronald Reagan #Quote

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. ~ Malala Yousafzai #Quote

Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music 🎢. Your days are your sonnets. ~ Oscar Wilde #Quote

Monday, 3 January 2022

We Have to Live and Let Live

Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise. ~ Unknown #Quote

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. #Proverb

She stared at her reflection in the glossed shop windows as if to make sure, moment by moment, that she continued to exist. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

Take your time ⏳, don't live too fast. Troubles come, and they will pass. Go find a woman and you'll find love, and don’t forget son, there is someone above. ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd, Simple Man #lyrics

Big Jim done pulled his pistol, shot his friend right between the eyes πŸ‘πŸ‘. ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd, Saturday Night Special #lyrics

Long ago life was clean, sex was bad and obscene, and the rich were so mean. Stately homes for the Lords, croquet lawns, village greens, Victoria was my queen. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics Victoria

People on the outside think there’s something magical about writing, that you go up in the attic at midnight and cast the bones and come down in the morning with a story, but it isn’t like that. You sit in back of the typewriter and you work, and that’s all there is to it. ~ Harlan Ellison #Quote

I wish to cry. Yet, I laugh 🀣, and my lipstick leaves a red stain like a bloody crescent moon on the top of the beer can. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

It's a great pity the right of free speech isn't based on the obligation to say something sensible. #OneLiners

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die -- and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

Instead of killing and dying in order to produce the being that we are not, we have to live and let live in order to create what we are. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work. ~ Mary Oliver #Quote

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #Quote

The way you stretch the envelope of culture is by creating language. ~ Terence McKenna #Quote

When he feels the world is closing in, he turns his stereo way up high. He just spends his life, living in a rock and roll fantasy. ~ The Kinks, #Lyrics Rock N' Roll Fantasy

There are no passengers on spaceship earth 🌎. We are all crew. ~ Marshall McLuhan #Quote

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. ~ Confucius #Quote

Better change your ways, we coming up on stranger days. ~ KRS-One, Tears #lyrics

Teenage angst has paid off well. ~ Nirvana #Quote Serve The Servants

Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion. ~ Steven Weinberg #Quote

Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

Shouldn't scented Deodorant [sic] be called Reoderant? #ShowerThoughts

Each nation knowing it has the only true religion and the only sane system of government, each despising all the others, each an ass and not suspecting it. ~ Mark Twain #Quote

I have often depended on the blindness of strangers. ~ Adrienne E. Gusoff #Quote

Love me, love my dog. #Proverb John Heywood

Who would be a poor man, a beggar man, a thief, if he held a rich man in his hand? ~ Jethro Tull, Cross Eyed Mary #lyrics

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. ~ Plato #Quote

It’s better to travel hopefully than to arrive. #Proverb

My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. ~ Rodney Dangerfield #Quote

Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old. #Proverb

Between religion's this is and poetry's but suppose this is, there must always be some kind of tension, until the possible and the actual meet at infinity. ~ Northrop Frye #Quote

Do not wear out your welcome. #Proverb

Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…Spend your free time ⏳ the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. ~ Susan Cain #Quote

We're awarding all the problems, and we've thrown away the truth, with brothers fighting brothers, the devils on the loose. ~ Commodores, Wake Up Children #Lyrics

A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what a ship is built for. ~ William Shedd #Quote

And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart ❤️ can do. As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water 🌊, there comes a point where simply no more will be absorbed. ~ Sarah Waters #Quote

We have the money πŸ’°, the power, the medical understanding, the scientific know-how, the love and the community to produce a kind of human paradise. But we are led by the least among us – the least intelligent, the least noble, the least visionary. We are led by the least among us and we do not fight back against the dehumanizing values that are handed down as control icons. ~ Terence McKenna #Quote

Dieters -- People that are thick and tired of it ~ Unknown #Quote

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. ~ Voltaire #Quote

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. ~ John Adams #Quote