Sunday, 22 November 2020

To Find an Antidote for the Emptiness of Existence

We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions. ~ Henry Fielding #Quote

Why (he wondered rhetorically) do people who have a position that's being attacked constantly state that they have a right to say it, as if the right itself—rather than the statement—has been challenged. ~ Peter David #Quote

Baby, baby, don't get hooked on me, cause I'll just use you then I'll set you free. ~ Mac Davis #lyrics

Witchcraft scum exploiting the dumb turning children into punks and slaves. ~ Bob Dylan #lyrics

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster. ~ Joe E. Lewis #Quote

You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it. ~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton #Quote

Let there be spaces in your togetherness. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

I believe in low lights and trick mirrors. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will. ~ Vince Lombardi #Quote

If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well. ~ #Proverb

Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word. ~ Eric Gill #Quote

Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. ~ Robert Frost #Quote

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning #Quote

Don't get your knickers in a knot. Nothing is solved and it just makes you walk funny. ~ Kathryn Carpenter #Quote

I've been looking for my miss right, seem she don´t exist ~ Limp Bizkit  #Lyrics

I absolutely don't care about my looks and I'm so used to them that I wouldn't change a thing. I would end up missing my defects. ~ Colin Firth #Quote

Musical comedies aren't written, they are rewritten. ~ Stephen Sondheim #Quote

At least I had that, one guy understood me. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

The day was counting up its birds and never got the answer right. ~ Unknown #Quote

If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name. ~ Kendrick Lamar #Quote

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. ~ Robert Frost #Quote

A simple mind is not a simple thing. ~ Evan and Jaron, How To Keep The Sky From Falling #lyrics

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. ~ Jean De La Fontaine #Quote

You got amphetamine eyes πŸ‘πŸ‘. ~ Rod Stewart #Lyrics

Everyone shines, given the right lighting. ~ Susan Cain #Quote

They’ll never be able to forget us. ~ John Lennon //0-0\\  #Quote

As we look into the future, it's as far as we can see. So let's make each tomorrow be the best that it can be. ~ George Strait #lyrics

Most of us die with much of our beautiful music 🎢 still in us, un-sung, un-played. ~ Grant M. Bright #Quote

I'm losing my heart ❤️, I'm losing my pride. I'd burn our initials in the sun, if it would shine. ~ Our Lady Peace #Lyrics

Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. ~ Albert Camus #Quote

Every day is an opportunity to make a new happy ending. ~ Author Unknown #Quote

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. ~ Margaret Thatcher #Quote

A man may do an immense deal of good, if he does not care who gets the credit for it. ~ Father Strickland #Quote

With one day's reading a man may have the key πŸ— in his hands. ~ Ezra Pound #Quote

Whatever kind of introvert you are, some people will find you ‘too much’ in some ways and ‘not enough’ in others. ~ Laurie Helgoe #Quote

Before men ever wrote in clay they cast their words in verse and line, rhythmbound in poets' minds, defying time ⏳ and age. ~ Dave Beard #Quote

The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence. ~ Woody Allen #Quote

Too weird to live, too rare to die! ~ Hunter S. Thompson #Quote


The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time ⏳ and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever. ~ Nina LaCour #Quote

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it. ~ Salvador Dali #Quote

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. ~ Wayne Dyer #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

Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell. ~ Emily Dickinson #Quote

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death. ~ Walt Whitman #Quote

The first thing we do, lets kill all the lawyers. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

There is nothing wrong with plain t-shirt. #JustWisdom

Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower, dance πŸ’ƒπŸ½ to the radio, tell stories, write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #Quote

You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.... In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~ Henry David Thoreau #Quote

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote


What am I? Flypaper for freaks!? #OneLiners

Lord, please watch over all these lost children born to chase the hurricane. ~ Tom Petty #lyrics

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart ❤️. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ~ C.G. Jung #Quote

Rape my corpse, then leave me in peace ☮. ~ Grave #Lyrics

A darkness grows inside me in fading shades of grey. ~ Stabbing Westward #lyrics

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. ~ Peter Drucker #Quote

Ain't singing for Pepsi, ain't singing for Coke, I don't sing for nobody, makes me look like a joke. ~ Neil Young #Lyrics

Accidents happen. There's one planned today. ~ The Strokes, The Way It Is #lyrics

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas. ~ George Santayana #Quote

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #Quote

They have stopped deceiving you, not loving you. And it seems to you that they have stopped loving you. ~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin #Quote

A window of opportunity won't open itself. ~ Dave Weinbaum #Quote

You’re on a gravy train with biscuit wheels. ~ Bill Murray #Quote

Try to say nothing negative about anybody. a) for three days b) for forty-five days c) for three months See what happens to your life. ~ Yoko Ono #Quote

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money πŸ’° in bed. ~ George Burns #Quote

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed -- and one of them hadn't even been coloured in yet. ~ John Dawkins #Quote

When parents say ‘Because I said so.’ you know you made a good argument. ~ Unknown #Quote

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #Quote

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ~ Joshua J. Marine #Quote

A goodbye isn't painful unless you're never going to say hello again. ~ Unknown #Quote

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart ❤️. ~ Washington Irving #Quote

The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway. ~ Bernard Avishai #Quote

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ~ Jimi Hendrix #Quote

When you walked out on me, in walked misery, and he's been there since. ~ Skyliners #lyrics


If you have a statue in the city centre you could go past it every day on your way to school and never even notice it, right. But as soon as someone puts a traffic cone on its head, you've made your own sculpture. ~ Banksy #Quote

Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with. ~ Peter Marshall #Quote

Remember crime against property is not real crime. People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access. ~ Banksy #Quote


Saturday, 21 November 2020

The Universe Wobbles

The dominant features of Cuenca's [Ecuador] geography are also the source of its name in Spanish: the four rivers of Cuenca (meaning a basin made by a confluence of rivers). These rivers are the Tomebamba (named after the Inca culture), Yanuncay, Tarqui and Machangara, in order of importance. The first three of these rivers originate in the PΓ‘ramo of Parque Nacional Cajas to the west of the city. These four rivers are part of the Amazon river watershed. Cuenca is surrounded by mountains on all sides, with passes to the west, south and east. ~ Via:  Wikipedia

Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats πŸ›₯ to save; they just stand there shining. ~ Anne Lamott #Quote

You feel yourself working to show something. I've learned to distrust that feeling. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

Better to keep quiet and let people think you’re an idiot than speak up and confirm it. ~ Rodney Dangerfield #Quote

You wave your hands up to the sky, kick your legs to the side. Are you ready, let's do the Freddie. ~ Chubby Checkers, Do The Freddie #lyrics

A man with one watch knows what time ⏳ it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. ~ Lee Segall #Quote

I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.. ~ Jack Kerouac author of On The Road #Quote

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart ❤️ don’t know how to laugh 🀣 either. ~ Golda Meir #Quote

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. ~ Newt Gingrich #Quote


Old age may seem a long way off. But on the day it doesn't, it will be too late to do anything about it. ~ Unknown #Quote

I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs. ~ Andy Warhol #Quote

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. ~ George Santayana #Quote

The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so. ~ Nicolas Baileau #Quote

We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, Me and you. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

We'd all like to believe that perhaps people could stop killing each other. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

There is a house in New Orleans they call the Rising Sun, and it's been the ruin of many a poor boy and God I know I'm one. ~ Bob Dylan; The Animals, House Of The Rising Sun #lyrics

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it. ~ Mary Wilson Little #Quote

There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness. ~ Charles Baudelaire #Quote

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. ~ Navajo #Proverb

Some girls they're so pure, some girls are so corrupt. Some girls give me children, I only make love to her once. ~ The Rolling Stones, Some Girls #lyrics

A riot be the rhyme of the unheard. ~ Rage Against the Machine, Calm Like a Bomb #Lyrics

I wanted to be where nobody I knew could ever come. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

Always wear a bra at work. #JustWisdom

Happiness is just how you feel when you don’t feel miserable. ~ John Lennon //0-0\\  #Quote

Anger cannot be dishonest. ~ George R. Bach #Quote

Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real. ~ Ralph Fiennes #Quote

Can't help feeling something's wrong with every one of you. ~ Smashing Pumpkins, Pissant #Lyrics

You’ve achieved success in your field when you don’t know whether what you’re doing is work or play. ~ Warren Beatty #Quote

Only an asshole would care what goes into our assholes. ~ Romanovsky and Phillips, The Sodomy Song #lyrics

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. ~ Alan Watts #Quote

There’s nothing more comfortable than a cosy flower pattern. ~ Kurt Cobain #Quote

When we kill all the government's children, the streets smell of death, maybe they'll see the situation in a new light. ~ Insane Clown 🀑 Posse, Taste #lyrics

You do not have the right to quit trying. (The universe wobbles when you do.) You have the right to quit Toxic People. (They're contagious.) ~ Dr. SunWolf #Quote

I pray to be like the ocean πŸŒ…, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows. ~ Drew Barrymore #Quote

Don't hang on, nothing lasts for ever, but the earth 🌎 and sky. It slips away, and all your money πŸ’° won't another minute buy. ~ Kansas, Dust in the wind 🌬 #lyrics

It's good to be clever, but not to show it. ~ #Proverb

It's the kind of night when you eyes πŸ‘πŸ‘ can see for miles, but your head can't seem to get a thing straight. ~ Head Over Heels, by Foreign Oren #Lyrics

The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one general scheme, under which it strives to bring everything. ~ George Santayana #Quote

That fear may reach all, punish but few. ~ #Proverb

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #Quote


Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep πŸ›Œ in peace ☮. ~ Victor Hugo #Quote

Introverts crave meaning so party chitchat feels like sandpaper to our psyche. ~ Diane Cameron #Quote

Cherish youth, but trust old age. ~ Pueblo #Proverb

Never put off until tomorrow, what you can put off until the day after tomorrow. ~ Mark Twain #Quote

The loftiest edifices need the deepest foundations. ~ George Santayana #Quote

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. ~ Henry J. Kaiser #Quote

Silence is beautiful, not awkward. The human tendency to be afraid of something beautiful is awkward. ~ Elliot Kay #Quote

For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools 🀑. Let's start with typewriters. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #Quote

I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the coloured arrows from a Fourth of July rocket πŸš€. ~ Sylvia Plath #Quote

Day of judgment, God is calling. On their knees the war pigs crawling. Begging mercy for their sins, satan πŸ‘Ί laughing spreads his wings. ~ Black Sabbath, War Pigs #lyrics


When a guy goes to a hooker, he's not paying her for sex, he's paying her to leave. ~ Anon #Quote

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it. ~ Georges Bataille #Quote

Peace ☮ with all nations, and the right which that gives us with respect to all nations, are our object. ~ Thomas Jefferson #Quote

You can do anything that you wanna do, but uh-uh, don't step on my cowboy boots. ~ Hank Williams, Jr., All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight #lyrics

To swear off mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off ideas. ~ Leo Burnett #Quote


I have loved the stars 🌌 too fondly to be fearful of the night. ~ Galileo Galilei #Quote

Come on, maggot brain. ~ Funkadelic, Maggot Brain #Lyrics

There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas. ~ Susan Cain #Quote

Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #Quote