Saturday, 31 January 2015

Let's Cool It Brothers

Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs. – Maxwell Maltz, author, Psycho-Cybernetics #quote

Did you brush your teeth? #Momism

Change is good ... you go first #bumperstickers                                     
 
If we say something that can be interpreted in two ways, and one of the ways makes you sad or angry, we meant the other way. #ifmenwrotetherules  
                 
Microbiology Lab: Staph Only #bumperstickers  

The average age of Forbes's 400 wealthiest individuals is 63. #factoid 


Niagara Falls could fill 4,000 bathtubs every second #factoid 

Repetition is always better the second time #bumperstickers                                      
The world is coming to an end. Please log off #bumperstickers 

     

A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip. #factoid

A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein. #factoid #collectivenouns                                      
How can you have nothing to wear? Your closet is FULL of clothes! #Momism    


The Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs #factoid

Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms. #factoid

Don't go out with a wet head, you'll catch cold. #Momism
                                   


Let's cool it brothers . . .   Spoken to his assassins, 3 men who shot him 16 times. ~ Malcolm X #famouslastwords

A poet can survive everything but a misprint. ~ Oscar Wilde #poetryquotes

'X' became symbolic for a kiss because in the middle ages when a lot of people were illiterate and they used to sign documents with an X they would then kiss it for sincerity. #factoid    
                                
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein #quote  

Honk if you love boy bands - then drive into a tree #bumperstickers  
                                 
Leave your sister (brother) alone! #Momism    

The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old. #factoid

The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard. #justajoke        
                            
It wasn't odd to have two or three "best friends". #IwantToGoBackInTime      



It takes strength to be gentle and kind. ~ Stephen Morrisey #quote  
                                  
My other auto is a 9MM #bumperstickers

Naturalists use marshmallows to lure alligators out of swamps. #factoid  
                                 
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. #sarcasticsayings    
                                
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school. #factoid

Hot water freezes quicker than cold water #factoid

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. ~ Albert Einstein #quote                                          
    
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue. #factoid                                      
Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors. #IwantToGoBackInTime                                      
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote  
                             
Let us ogle. If we don't look at other women how can we know how pretty you are? #ifmenwrotetherules 
                                   
Don't laugh it's paid for #bumperstickers  
                                 
Amnesia used to be my favorite word, but then I forgot it #bumperstickers 

To know someone with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed, that can make life a garden. ~ Goethe #quote  
                                                                         

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Rule of Thumb



The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturdays #factoid

As long as you live under my roof, you'll do as I say. #Momism  
                                  
Running away? I'll help you pack. #Momism                                      
If your gonna be a turd then go lie out in the yard #bumperstickers  
                                  
We have enough youth. How about a fountain of "Smart" #bumperstickers    




Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does. #factoid

Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right while women’s shirts have the buttons on the left #factoid        
                            
Am I talking to a brick wall? #Momism        
                            
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote                                       




Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI. #factoid
                                    
On the ball #englishlanguageidiom      
                             
You know your getting older when Happy Hour is a nap #bumperstickers         
                           
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. ~ Albert Einstein #quote



Growth is the only evidence of life. - John Henry Newman #quote  
                                  
How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven. ~  Robert A. Heinlein #quotes #cats

You find beauty in ordinary things, do not lose this ability. #fortunecookiesayings  
                                  
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. ~ Albert Einstein #quote 
                   
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. ~ Albert Einstein #quote                       
           



Bust your chops ~ To say things intended to harass  #ENGidioms    
                                
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding. - Brandeis #quote  
                     
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses. #factoid    
                                
Children grow faster in the springtime. #factoid  

The number of people staring at you is directly proportional to the stupidity of your actions #bumperstickers  





Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it. ~ Albert Einstein #quote     
                               
Seven days without laughter makes one weak. ~ Mort Walker #quote    
                                
Ideas are like children; there are none so wonderful as your own. #fortunecookiesayings  
                                  
Stupid should hurt #bumperstickers     
                               
Clean up after yourself! #Momism        




You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart until it is burning within your own. – Eleanor Doan #quote                                      
A meow massages the heart. ~  Stuart McMillan #quotes #cats  
                                 
It’s very beautiful over there. ~ Thomas Edison #famouslastwords     
                               
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ~ Albert Einstein #quote   





The most common injury in ten pin bowling is a sore thumb #factoid      
                              
The longest possible eclipse of the sun is 7.31 minutes #factoid

During the reign of Elizabeth I, there was a tax put on men's beards. #factoid  
                                  
CAUTION: This car will be left behind during rapture #bumperstickers  
                                  
Now, say you're sorry and MEAN it! #Momism   



Do unto others before they do unto you #bumperstickers                                      
What if everyone jumped off a cliff? Would you do it, too? #Momism      
                              
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb. #factoid
                                    
When all else fails, lower your standards #bumperstickers                                      


I'm with the band #bumperstickers                                      
You will witness a special ceremony. #fortunecookiesayings
                                  
Where there's a will, I want to be in it #bumperstickers  
                                  
I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record . . . ~ Dylan Thomas #famouslastwords

You reveal who you are by what you do with what you have - Unknown #quote                                      
Change breaks the brittle. - Jan Houtema #quote

If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward you're always in the same place. ~ Nora Roberts #quote          
               
                              
                                       
                               

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Tell me, What is it You Plan to Do?




If you don't believe in something, you'll fall for anything. ~ Unknown #quote

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? ~ Mary Oliver #quote

After dinner, wash the dishes.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Foolish consistencies are the hobgoblins of small minds! ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  #quote

Love is not blind, it sees more not less; But because it sees more it chooses to see less. ~ Unknown #quote

To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self. ~ Charles Horton Cooley  #quote

Success and happiness are not destinations, they are exciting, never-ending journeys. ~ Zig Ziglar #quote






We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come. ~ Milan Kundera #quote

To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero #quote

It's not the heat I mind... It's the Humanity. ~ Ryan Richards #quote

A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future. ~ Sidney J. Harris #quote

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake. ~ Wallace Stevens #quote

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground. ~ Unknown #quote

You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are. ~ Richard Bach #quote

Through humour, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. ~ Bill Cosby #quote


There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Neurologically speaking, seeing somebody else smile actually makes you happier. #factoid

I know Kung Fu, karate, and 47 other dangerous words. ~ Unknown #quote


The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. ~  Francis Maitland Balfour #quote



Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary'  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. #quote

An act against my will is not my act. ~ Unknown #quote

I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger as reason. I am so thirsty for the marvellous that only the marvellous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvellous, I let go. Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls. ~ AnaΓ―s Nin #quote



Baby rabbits are called kittens. #factoid

Mandarin:  The name of the fruit feels as though it ought to be Chinese, but may well have come from Swedish. ~ #ENGwordorigins

Bad decisions make good stories. #ModernObservations

Military Intelligence. The greatest oxymoron ever. ~ Unknown #quote

Don't be afraid to take one large step because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps. ~ Unknown #quote

I'm for capital punishment. You've got to execute people. How else are they going to learn? ~ Mort Sahl #quote

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

If the grass is greener on the other side, you can bet the water bill is higher. #cleverquotes





If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. ~ Unknown #quote

Always remember that you are unique, just like everyone else. ~ Unknown #quote



Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. ~ Unknown #quote

When once the right of the individual to liberty and equality is admitted, there is no escape from the conclusion that he alone is entitled to the rewards of his own industry. Any other conclusion would necessarily imply either privilege or servitude. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

It can never be satisfied, the mind, never. ~ Wallace Stevens #quote

Drink plenty of water.  When asked what you would like to drink, say, "Water, please".  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett #quote

People never seemed to notice that, by saving time, they were losing something else. No one cared to admit that life was becoming ever poorer, bleaker and more monotonous. The ones who felt this most keenly were the children, because no one had time for them anymore. But time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart. And the more people saved, the less they had. ~ Michael Ende #quote




I have not lost my mind - it's backed up on disk somewhere. ~ Unknown #quote

Only the disciplined are free. ~ James C. Penney #quote

Take out the trash.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett




He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard deserves to be kicked by the foot. ~ Unknown #quote

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. ~ Michael Jordan #quote

Onslaught, from the Dutch aanslag - related to a word in Old High German for a shower. ~ #ENGwordorigins

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater. ~ Unknown #quote 

A goodbye isn't painful unless you're never going to say hello again. ~ Unknown #quote

Sea horses mate for life, are completely faithful and travel together by holding on to each others tails. #factoid

Sarcasm helps keep you from telling people what you really think of them. #cleverquotes

I dropped a tear in the ocean. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you. ~ Unknown #quote


Monday, 19 January 2015

Is Everybody Happy?



Mark Twain was born on a day in 1835 when Halley's Comet came into view.  When he died in 1910, Halley's Comet was in view again. #factoid

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

I will always love you - no matter what. #Momism

If you don't do it NOW, then when are you going to do it? #Momism

Clams ~ A bed of clams. #factoid #collectivenouns


How many times do I have to tell you? #Momism
                                   
Whenever possible, please say whatever you have to say during commercials. #ifmenwrotetherules      
                             
Annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world's oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans. #factoid

I don't care what everyone is doing. I care what YOU are doing! #Momism  
                                  
Just remember that the things you put into your head are there forever ... You might want to think about that. –  Cormac McCarthy, author, The Road #quote     



The largest diamond that was ever found was 3106 carats. #factoid      
                               
Sometimes the simplest gesture seems like the biggest showing of kindness possible. ~ Erica Lynn Dager #quote

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Diamonds - Julius Caesar  #factoid

I don't buy snacks to feed the neighborhood! #Momism

Badgers ~ A cete of badgers. #factoid #collectivenouns

It's tough to get ahead when you waste your time getting even. ~ Lou Holtz, football coach #quote       




Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day. #sarcasticsayings

BOMB SQUAD: If you see me running you better catch up #bumperstickers
                                     
A little birdy told me! #Momism
                                   
Courage doesn't always roar. ~ Mary Anne Radmacher #quote

If ignorance is bliss, then tourists are in a constant state of euphoria #bumperstickers


Who do you think you are? #Momism
                                    
Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner. #factoid                                      
Who said life was going to be easy? #Momism  
                                  
Do I look like a freakin' People Person #bumperstickers                                      
Plagiarism is copying from one source; research is copying from two or more #bumperstickers  




In the 17th century, the average married woman gave birth to 13 children. #factoid  
                                     
Your skull is made up of 29 different bones. #factoid

If you're too sick to go to school, you're too sick to play outside. #Momism

It is not length of life, but depth of life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote  
                                
More steel in the US is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies. #factoid


Custer was the youngest General in US history, he was promoted at the age of 23. #factoid

On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree. #aDogsAdvice

An eyeball weighs about 1 ounce. #factoid  
                                
I'm doing this for your own good. #Momism
                                   
Thrive on attention and let people touch you. #aDogsAdvice              

Fish ~ A Shoal, Drift, Nest, School of fish; A Run of fish in motion. #factoid
                                       
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. ~ Albert Einstein #quote                                      
Why be normal? #bumperstickers

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility. ~ Albert Einstein #quote               

Always be a poet, even in prose. ~ Charles Baudelaire #poetryquotes

There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones! #factoid                                    
Don't worry about what anybody else is going to do. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. - Alan Kay #quote  
How Many Roads Must A Man Travel Down Before He Admits He is lost #bumperstickers                                      
Is everybody happy? I want everybody to be happy. I know I'm happy. ~ Ethel Barrymore #famouslastwords                                      
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world. #factoid                                      
The average golf ball has 336 dimples #factoids  
                                 
Bored! How can you be bored? I was never bored at your age. #Momism                                      
                             

Saturday, 17 January 2015

As if We had Another One in the Bank


I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. ~ Mohandas Gandhi #quote

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option. #observationalHumour


When ideas fail, words come in very handy. ~ Goethe #quote

The path involves respect for all small and subtle things.  Learn to recognize the right moment to strike the necessary attitudes. ~ Manual of the Warrior of Light #quote

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding. ~ Gian Carlo Menotti #quotes

Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do over! #IwantToGoBackInTime"



Russian Communism: You have two cows. You have to take care of them, but the government takes all the milk. You steal back as much milk as you can and sell it on the black market. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

There is no time like the present for postponing what you ought to be doing. ~ Anonymous #humanNature

Sliced bread was patented by a jeweller, Otto Rohwedder, in 1928. He had been working on it for 16 years, having started in 1912. #factoid


Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around. ~ Dave Barry #quote

We judge others by their actions; we judge ourselves by our intentions. #oneliners

Like bats, dolphins use echolocation for movement and locating objects. #factoid

My house was clean last week. #oneliners

The Island - Vancouver Island, B.C. or if you're in the Maritimes (NB, NS, etc.), refers to either PEI (Prince Edward Island) or Cape Breton Island #CanadianSlang

You are getting on my last nerve. #Momism

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. ~ Anais Nin #quote

If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit #bumperstickers


You should be women and yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so. ~ From Macbeth. #ShakespeareInsults

Some people say "If you can't beat them, join them". I say "If you can't beat them, beat them", because they will be expecting you to join them, so you will have the element of surprise. ~ #JustaJoke

The dot on top of the letter 'i' is called a tittle #ENGlanguage

The answer to having a better life is not about getting a better life, it's just about changing how we see the one we have right now. ~ Angel Kyodo Williams #quote


The desire of love is to give… the desire of lust is to get. #oneliners

Barking Up The Wrong Tree: A mistake made in something you are trying to achieve. #ENGidiom

DOGS ~ A Pack (wild dogs) or kennel of dogs; A Cowardice of curs; A Litter of puppies. #factoid  #collectivenoun

Most of us spend our lives as if we had another one in the bank. ~ Ben Irwin #quote



The best way to beat your enemy is to beat him at politeness. #oneliners

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. ~ Paul Valery #quotes

Save time: Exact bloody revenge now, before the bastards have a chance to wrong you. ~ The Onion, Sagittarius Horoscope, 3/15/00 #humanNature

Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid all together #bumperstickers
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face. ~ Dave Barry #quote

Wedding cake was originally thrown at the bride and groom, instead of eaten by them. #factoid

Anything  is possible if you don't know what you are talking about. #lifelaws

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. ~ Maya Angelou #quote



My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. ~ Dave Barry #quote

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. ~ Nicola A. Sills #quote

You can never understand the true value of something until you don't have it anymore. #oneliners



Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%. #factoid

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil. ~ J. Paul Getty #quotes

Don't let yesterday take up too much of today. ~ Will Rogers #quote

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars. ~ J. Paul Getty #quote

War does not determine who is right - only who is left. ~ #OneLiner

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt #quote

My goal in life is to be the sort of person my dog thinks I am. #oneliners