Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Who Am I to Blow Against the Wind


What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose. ~ Robert Bulwer-Lytton #quote

Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret. ~ Ralph Nader #quote

We come. We go. And in between we try to understand. ~ Rod Steiger #quote



I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth. ~ Pete Townshend #quote

A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity. ~ Ralph Nader #quote

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll #quote




Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it. ~ Richard Whately #quote

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune. ~ Richard Whately #quote
The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe. ~ Peter De Vries #quote

We are not primarily put on this earth to see through one another, but to see one another through. ~ Peter De Vries #quote

You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth. ~ Odysseus Elytis #quote

Interdependence is a fact, it's not an opinion. ~ Peter Coyote #quote

There is no free market in oil. ~ Peter DeFazio #quote

The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. ~ Pablo Picasso #quote

It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us. ~ Peter De Vries #quote

There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late. ~ Og Mandino #quote
I believe that if you treat China as an enemy, then it is likely to become one. ~ Peter Mandelson #quote

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. ~ Pablo Picasso #quote

Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it. ~ Peter Lynch #quote

Do you think my mind is maturing late, or simply rotted early? ~ Ogden Nash #quote

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror. ~ Pappy Boyington #quote

If you don't have enemies, you don't have character. ~ Paul Newman #quote

There used to be a me behind the mask, but I had it surgically removed. ~ Peter Sellers #quote

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. ~ Peter S. Beagle #quote

Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working. ~ Pablo Picasso #quote

I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman. ~ Peter Max #quote

I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out if me with steel pipes. ~ Patton Oswalt #quote




We never see ourselves as others see us. ~ Oliver Hardy #quote

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. ~ Peter Ustinov #quote

Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged. ~ Oliver Cromwell #quote

I finally figured out what my crime was. I lived. Big mistake. ~ Patty Hearst #quote


The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone. ~ Oswald Chambers #quote

A man sees what he wants to see / And disregards the rest. ~ Paul Simon #lyrics

Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true. ~ Paracelsus #quote



If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance. ~ Orville Wright #quote

Faith is an island in the setting sun / But proof is the bottom line for everyone. ~ Paul Simon #lyrics

The dose makes the poison. ~ Paracelsus #quote

Who am I to blow against the wind? ~ Paul Simon #lyrics

The game isn't over till the clock says zero. ~ Paul Pierce #quote

A universe that came from nothing in the big bang will disappear into nothing at the big crunch.  ~ Paul Davies #quote