Thursday, 19 September 2013

We're Not in "Canada" Anymore

Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age. ~ Percy B. Shelley #quote

We will now discuss in a little more detail the Struggle for Existence. ~ Charles Darwin #quote

You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance. ~ Eden Phillpotts #quote

We live as we dream: alone. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote

The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not "Am I really that oppressed?" but "Am I really that boring?" ~ Margaret Atwood #quote

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they see nothing but sea. ~ Francis Bacon #quote

It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers. ~ James Thurber #quote

If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder. ~ Ray Bradbury #quote

We often give our enemies the means to our own destruction. ~ Aesop #quote

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. ~ W.H. Auden #quote

Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anyone. ~ Mark Twain #quote

If you can't sleep...get up & do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep ~ D. Carnegie #quote





I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am. ~ Thomas Carlyle #quote

We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry. ~ English #Proverb

The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds. ~ Samuel Butler #quote

Fair's what's best for me - and everyone has the same definition ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote





Truth is heavy, so few men carry it. ~ Jewish #Proverb

The tyranny of majorities may be as bad as the tyranny of kings. ~ Arthur Balfour #quote

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. ~ Neil Armstrong #quote

When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion. ~ African #Proverb

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

I believe in an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out. ~ Arthur Hays Sulzberger #quote

Had I not seen the Sun / I could have borne the shade ~ Emily Dickinson #quote

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees. ~ Hal Borland #quote


I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong. ~ Leo Rosten #quote

Persistence is a strong will. Obstinance is a strong won’t. ~ Anonymous #quote

Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional. ~ Hindu #Proverb

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you. ~ Irving Layton #quote

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind. ~ Bob Marley #quote

Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you. ~ Marlene Dietrich #quote

Dorothy: We're not in Kansas anymore. ~ The Wizard of Oz #linesfrommovies


We live by the Golden Rule.  Those who have the gold make the rules.  ~ Buzzie Bavasi #quote

If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Morality is a private and costly luxury.  ~ Henry B. Adams #quote

If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed. ~ Mark Twain #quote

All morons hate it when you call them a moron.  ~ J.D. Salinger #quote

If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

[R]omance is dead.  It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.  ~The Simpsons #quote

Big Brother is watching you. ~ 1984, George Orwell #quote