Tuesday, 15 October 2013

A Broad, Complacent, Admiring Imbecility


The average person has 10,000 taste buds #factoids

You were born as an original; don't die as a copy. #oneliners

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. ~ Lee Iacocca #quote

We see things not as they are, but as we are. #oneliners

A broad, complacent, admiring imbecility breathed from his nose and lips #literaryExpression

No Room to Swing a Cat: An unusually small or confined space. #ENGidiom



The most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression #factoid

France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese. #factoid

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. ~ William Arthur Ward #quote

Big Ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them. ~ John Elliot, Jr. #quote

No amount of darkness can hide a spark of light. #oneliners

Opportunities always look bigger going than coming. #oneliners

However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible. ~ Lewis Mumford #quote

Vision that looks inward becomes duty. #oneliners

AGE, n. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we have no longer the enterprise to commit. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote 


Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it. ~ Maurice Chevalier #quote

Character is what a person is in the dark. ~ Dwight Moody #quote

My eyes may be closed, but my mind is not asleep. #oneliners


Vision that looks outward becomes aspiration. #oneliners

It is better to be quotable than to be honest. ~  Tom Stoppard #quote

I'm not as dumb as you look #bumperstickers


The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith. #oneliners

Men have become the tools of their tools. ~ Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) #quote

Iceland has the highest concentration of broadband users in the world. #factoid


There was only one guy in the whole Bible Jesus ever personally promised a place with him in Paradise. Not Peter, not Paul, not any of those guys. He was a convicted thief, being executed. So don't knock the guys on death row. Maybe they know something you don't. ~ Neil Gaiman, American Gods #quote

A cold, hard, frosty penuriousness was his prevalent characteristic [penuriousness = stingy; barren; poverty-stricken] #literaryExpression

Be yourself- who else is better qualified? ~ Frank J. Giblin II #quote

Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly. #oneliners


Leadership is the ability to get men to do what they don't want to do and like it. ~ Harry S. Truman #quote

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. #oneliners

People will believe most anything that is whispered to another. #oneliners

If a small thing has the power to make you angry; does that not indicate something about your size? ~ Sydney J. Harris #quote

The first Lifesaver flavor was peppermint. #factoid

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. ~ Einstein #quote

Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them. ~  Jim Davis #quotes #cats

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. ~ Albert Einstein #quote




Public transportation notice: "When you exit this vehicle, please be sure to lower your head and watch your step. If you fail to do so, please lower your voice and watch your language. Thank you." #justajoke

You wouldn't care what people thought of you if you realized how seldom they do. #oneliners

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney #quotes

Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt #quotes