Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Seek Not Happiness too Greedily



Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions, than salt water has on thirst. #oneliners

Borrow money from pessimists. #oneliners

Life is like an onion. You peel it off layer by layer and sometimes you cry. #oneliners

If wealth is lost nothing is lost. #oneliners

People laugh because I'm different, I laugh because they're all the same. #oneliners

Murphy's Law isn't recursive. #oneliners

Washing your car to make it rain doesn't work. #oneliners

Ours is not to reason why #ENGexpressions

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. ~ Moshe Dayan #quote

You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures. #oneliners (Charles Noble)

Rats can hear in the range of 1,000 to 50,000 Hz. #factoid

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Complained #OtherWordsforSaid

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. ~ Maya Angelou #quote



Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness. ~ Lao Tzu #quote

No one ever injured his eyesight by looking on the bright side of things. #oneliners

Imprisoned within an enchanted circle #literaryExpression

Be mischievous and you will not be lonesome. #fortunecookiesayings

Extraordinary: it is the "extra" that make us more than ordinary. #oneliners

A golden summer of marvelous fertility #literaryExpression

Smile is contagious; just smile at someone and see their reaction. #oneliners

Vicissitudes of wind and weather [vicissitudes = sudden or unexpected changes] #literaryExpression

The blue bowl of the sky, all glorious with the blaze of a million worlds #literaryExpression

Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs. ~ Christopher Morely #quote

Loose Cannon: Someone who is unpredictable and can cause damage if not kept in check. #ENGidiom


LOQUACITY, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

PHOTOGRAPH, n. A picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. It is a little better than the work of an Apache, but not quite so good as that of a Cheyenne. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood. from King Lear. ~ #ShakespeareInsults

MERCY, n. An attribute beloved of detected offenders. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote



The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely. - William Osler #quotes

Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Talibanism: Nobody has anything. The government shoots you in the soccer stadium. #EssenceofPoliticalScience