Monday, 14 April 2014

Give Yourself to Yourself


In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. #quote

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. ~ Michel de Montaigne #quote

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind, and won't change the subject. #fortunecookiesayings

Never run from your fears because when they catch up to you you're too tired to fight.
 #oneliners

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Your children know you love them by your presence, not your presents. #oneliners

It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, and normal to ignore it. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. #quote

Success comes in cans, not can't s. #oneliners

If all else fails, read the directions. #oneliners

There can be no better exercise for strengthening the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. ~ Gibson Publishing #quote

Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. ~ Honore de Balzac #quote

Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

Learn to listen, opportunity often knocks softly. #oneliners

I am not young enough to know everything. ~ Oscar Wilde #sarcastic #quote


A wile of the devil's [wile = trick intended to deceive or ensnare] #literaryExpression

SELFISH, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

In the 40's, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it 'Bitch'. #factoid

The difference between a good haircut and a bad haircut is about a week. #oneliners


An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quotes

The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list. #BumperSticker

There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher. ~ Flannery O'Connor  #quote

Sometimes to be headstrong, is to be brain-weak. ~ Bob Faravoni #quote

People do not plan to fail, they just fail to plan. #oneliners

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

Your statistical chance of being murdered is one in twenty thousand. #factoid

Success should not go to head and failure should not go to heart. ~ Tamil #Proverb

Abilities were discovered because of a "double-dog-dare. #IwantToGoBackInTime

A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. ~ Albert Einstein #quote


Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth. ~ Samuel Johnson #poetryquotes

INCUMBENT, n. A person of the liveliest interest to the outcumbents. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Situations Vacant: Cleaner required, must be contentious  #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

FASHION, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. - David Brinkley #quotes

It was unbelievable that dodgeball wasn't an Olympic event #IwantToGoBackInTime

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious". #factoid"

Wisdom is a comb given to a man once he is bald. ~ Irish #Proverb

Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. ~ Diogenes #quotes

If things get better with age, I'm approaching magnificent! #oneliners

Four things come not back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past, and the neglected opportunity. ~ Omar Idn Al-Halif #quote

Keep true to the dreams of thy youth. ~ Friedrich von Schiller #quote

We crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow. #oneliners

That which you cannot give away, you don't possess; it possesses you. #oneliners


The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. ~ Rabindranath Tagore #quote

Pure Anarchy: You have two cows. Either you sell the milk at a fair price or your neighbours try to take the cows and kill you. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough. ~ Mario Andretti #quote


It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

We spent our whole youth to obtain wealth and our whole wealth to obtain youth. #oneliners

Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~ Winston Churchill #quote

People are funny: They want the front of the bus, middle of the road, and the back of the church. #oneliners