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. ~ Anaïs 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