Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Our Culture is Saturated With Irony

You know it's hard to hear what a bearded man is saying. He can't speak above a whisker. ~ Herman J. Mankiewicz #quote

There's a blaze of light / In every word / It doesn't matter which you heard / The holy or the broken Hallelujah ~ Leonard Cohen #lyrics

Every word out of her mouth was challenged / Mocked or countered, puffed, dismissed, simply lost or thrown away ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote


A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval. ~ Barbara Walters #quote

Don't confuse having a career with having a life. ~ Hillary Clinton #quote

A moving body whose motion was not retarded by any resisting force would continue to move to all eternity. ~ Hermann von Helmholtz #quote

Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones aren't. ~ Barbara Sher #quote

All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It's scary. ~ Barbara Kruger #quote

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. ~ Charles Spurgeon #quote


Listen: our culture is saturated with irony whether we know it or not. ~ Barbara Kruger #quote

Deep experience is never peaceful. ~ Henry James #quote

A bore is a fellow who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it. ~ Henry Ford #quote

If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. ~ Charley Reese #quote

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. ~ Henry Ford #quote

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Any fool can make a rule. ~ Henry Thoreau #quote



The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended...longer than 15 min. is...surprising to me & completely baffling to my wife. ~ B. Obama #quote

Treat the other man's faith gently: it is all he has to believe with. ~ Henry S. Haskins #quote

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously. ~ Henry Kissinger #quote


Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. ~ Charles Schultz #quote

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. ~ Barack Obama #quote

It's a riddle / A guessing game / A labyrinth of cause and effect / It's mind set / & Bringing up / & Reaching out or / Digging in ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote


If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag; wash it. ~ Norman Thomas #quote

Do not speak of evil for it creates curiosity in the hearts of the young. ~ American Indian #Proverb

The universe never did make sense. I suspect that it was built on a government contract. ~ Robert A. Heinlein #quote



A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. A psychotic is a guy who's just found out what's going on. ~ William S. Burroughs #quote


Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings. ~ John Updike #quote

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt #quote

The nail that stands out will be hammered down. ~ Japanese #Proverb

Kyle Reese: Pain can be controlled, you just disconnect it. ~ The Terminator #linesfrommovies

 

No star is ever lost we once have seen / We always may be what we might have been. ~ Adelaide Proctor #quote

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. ~ Charlotte Bronte #quote



Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot / nothing is going to get better. It's not. ~ Dr. Seuss #quote

Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind. ~ Thomas Babington Macauley #quote

A camel is a horse designed by committee. ~ Sir Alec Issigonis #quote

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. ~ Aristotle #quote