Monday, 22 July 2013

Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come In



Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. ~ Warren Buffet #quote

Making friends out of enemies is difficult, but it is actually worthwhile. #oneliners

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. ~ Mark Twain #quote

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ~ Albert Einstein (1879-1955) #quote

His words trailed off brokenly #literaryExpression

Rich as Croesus #ENGexpressions

You can't make someone else's choices. You shouldn't let someone else make yours. ~ Colin Powell #quote
Don't wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it. #oneliners

Pernicious: injurious, deadly #ExquisiteAdjectives

It was a desolating vision #literaryExpression

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. ~ Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) #quote


Stale and facile platitudes #literaryExpression

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back. ~ Paul Erdos (1913-1996) #quote

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. – Max De Pree, former chairman of Herman Miller, Inc. #quote

Crapulous: immoderate in appetite #ExquisiteAdjectives


The resting potential in a squid giant axon is -70 mV. #factoid

Serenity beamed from his look #literaryExpression

Under capitalism man exploits man. Under socialism it's just the opposite. #oneliners (Anon)


Nice:  pleasant, charming, fascinating, captivating, delightful, pleasurable, pleasing #alternativesToOverusedWords

The low hills on the horizon wore a haze of living blue #literaryExpression

Have an Axe to Grind: To have a dispute with someone. #ENGidiom

It is better to live day by day for you might not be here tomorrow. #oneliners

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ~ Emile Zola (1840-1902) #quote

A disheveled and distraught figure #literaryExpression

Getting a foot of snow was a dream come true. #IwantToGoBackInTime
Ian Fleming, creator of the JAMES BOND adventure novels also wrote "CHITTY-CHITTY BANG BANG". #factoid

Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. ~ Eugene Ionesco #quote

Stem the tide of opinion #literaryExpression

There is no sincerer love than the love of food. ~ George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) #quote

Reputation is made in a moment: character is built in a lifetime. #oneliners


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Better an end with pain, than pain with no end. #oneliners

LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote


 If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams. ~ Les Brown #quote

Enraged Cow Injures Farmer with Ax #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

GHOST, n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. #justajoke

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. ~ Albert Einstein #quote


A snail can sleep for three years. #factoid

Saved By The Bell: Saved at the last possible moment. #ENGidiom

You can't prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but can prevent them from building their nest on it. #oneliners