Sunday, 25 August 2013

There is no Grief like the Grief that does not Speak

Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes.  ~ Werner Finck #quote

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air.  A psychotic...who lives in it.  A psychiatrist...the man who collects the rent ~ J. Lawrence #quote

The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible.  ~ Judith Regan #quote

Never confuse motion with action. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.  ~ William James #quote

There is still no cure for the common birthday.  ~ John Glenn #quote

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Behavioral psychology is the science of pulling habits out of rats.  ~ Douglas Busch #quote
 

If we were to wake up...& find that everyone was the same race, creed & color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon ~ G.Aiken #quote

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. ~ Henry Ford #quote


Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in. ~ Katherine Mansfield #quote

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote

Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.  ~ Merry Browne #quote

When you are through changing, you are through. ~ Bruce Barton #quote

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. ~ Jules Renard #quote

In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy. ~ Jean Paul Getty #quote

Breathe-in experience / breathe-out poetry. ~ Muriel Rukeyser #quote

We are young only once, after that we need some other excuse.  ~ Author Unknown #quote



The poet doesn't invent.  He listens.  ~ Jean Cocteau #quote

The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #quote

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. ~ Henry Wordsworth Longfellow #quote


Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples ~ F. La Rochefoucauld #quote

Ink runs from the corners of my mouth / There is no happiness like mine / I have been eating poetry ~ Mark Strand #quote

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil. ~ Jerry Garcia #quote

The biggest liar in the world is They Say.  ~ Douglas Malloch #quote

Come to the edge
We can't. We're afraid...
Come to the edge.
And they came
And he pushed them
And they flew
~ Guillaume Apollinaire #quote

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line. ~ Oscar Levant #quote

That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.  ~ Adlai Stevenson #quote

Then black despair / The shadow of a starless night, was thrown / Over the world in which I moved alone. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley #quote

Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come. ~ James Russell Lowell #quote

The land of faery... Where nobody gets old and crafty and wise / Where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue. ~ William B. Yeats #quote

These are the times that try men’s souls. ~ Thomas Paine #quote

All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

Minds that have nothing to confer / Find little to perceive. ~ William Wordsworth #quote

A great devotee of the Gospel of Getting On. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. ~ Lewis Carrol #quote

You must be the change you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote