Thursday, 25 July 2013

Stay Foolish





Our society's need for escapism has always interested me. ~ David Lloyd #quote

JEALOUS, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

I'm just trying to make a smudge on the collective unconscious. ~ David Letterman #quote

One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake. ~ Anton Chekhov #quote





Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make big choices in life. Because almost everything, all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure--these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart-------Stay hungry, stay foolish. ~ Steve Jobs #quote




Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. ~ Daniel Patrick Moynihan #quote

I make it a rule always to believe compliments implicitly for five minutes, and to simmer gently for twenty more. ~ Alice James #quote

Drunkenness is temporary suicide. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

This whole world is wild at heart and weird on top. ~ David Lynch #quote



A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. ~ Daniel Webster #quote

Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slave driver. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital. ~ Daniel Webster #quote

Seek not good from without: seek it within yourselves, or you will never find it. ~ Bertha von Suttner #quote




A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. ~ James Beard #quote

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. ~ James Madison ~ #quote

Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil. ~ Daniel Yergin #quote

Valor is common but great souls are rare. ~ Bernard Joseph Saurin #quote




Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect. ~ Benny Hill #quote

We all have faults, and mine is being wicked. ~ James Thurber #quote

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. ~ Dave Barry #quote

The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act. ~ Bernard De Voto #quote





Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night. ~ Dave Barry #quote

Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation. ~ James Thurber #quote

In fact, when you get right down to it, almost every explanation Man came up with for anything until about 1926 was stupid. ~ Dave Barry #quote



The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau #quote

Everyone is normal until you get to know them. ~ Dave Sim #quote

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. ~ James Herriot #quote

Dream as if you'll live forever; live as if you'll die tomorrow. ~ James Dean #quote






Let them march all they want, as long as they continue to pay their taxes. ~ Alexander Haig #quote

No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau #quote

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. ~ James Huneker #quote





In war: Resolution; In defeat: Defiance; In victory: Magnanimity; In peace: Goodwill ~ Winston Churchill #quote

Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter. ~ James A. Garfield #quote

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl. ~ Benjamin Jowett #quote

I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came. ~ James A. Garfield #quote