Friday, 13 December 2013

Knock on the Sky



We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. ~ Jim Rohn #quote

There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.  ~ Mark Twain #quote

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. ~ Swedish #Proverb

Fate is like a strange unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for & don't always like ~L. Snicket #quote

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. ~ George Burns #quote

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness. ~ Thomas Wolfe #quote

Freedom means choosing your burden.  ~ Hephzibah Menuhin #quote

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.  ~ Adlai Stevenson #quote



There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics ~ Benjamin Disraeli #quote

Sanity is madness put to good uses. ~ George Santayana #quote

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. ~ Mark Twain #quote





All are lunatics, but he who can analyse his delusions is called a philosopher. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.  ~ Andre Gide #quote

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper occasions. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #quote

There is no dying by proxy. ~ French #Proverb



The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others. ~ Tibetan #Proverb

Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed. ~ Thomas Huxley #quote

If experience was so important, we'd never have had anyone walk on the moon.  ~ Doug Rader #quote





The road to hell is paved with good intentions. ~ Samuel Johnson #quote

The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote

The stargazer's toe is often stubbed.~ Russian #Proverb

Those not ruled by the rudder, will be ruled by the rocks. ~ Welsh #Proverb
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.  ~ Elias Canetti #quote

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact. ~ William Shakespeare #quote

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.  ~ Edward Gibbon #quote

Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.  ~ Robert Zend #quote


The best cure for a short temper is a long walk. ~ Author Unknown #quote

There is nothing so ridiculous but some philosopher has said it. ~ Cicero #quote

You become responsible forever for what you've tamed.  ~ Antoine de Saint~Exupéry #quote

Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations. ~ Ralph Charell #quote



The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #quote

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. ~ Samuel Goldwyn #quote

Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.  ~ Zen #Proverb
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. ~ Dalai Lama #quote

We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.  ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld #quote

You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there. ~ George Burns #quote

The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. The madman is the man who has lost everything except his reason. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.  ~ William Faulkner #quote