Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Don't Love the Things You Own

Don't love the things you own, lest they own you. #oneliners

Tempt not too much the hatred of my spirit, for I am sick when I do look on thee. ~ From A Midsummer Night's Dream. #ShakespeareInsults

Ideas are funny little things; they won't work unless you do. #oneliners

You will find that the only thing you can do easily is be wrong, and that's hardly worth the effort. ~ Norton Juster #quote

Don't find fault, find a remedy. ~ Henry Ford #quote

Is this is a dream? O, if it be a dream, Let me sleep on, and do not wake me yet! ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #quote

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? #JustaJoke

Don't marry for money - you can borrow it cheaper. #oneliners

Baby: A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. #oneliners

In the end, everything is a gag. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

Every true genius is bound to be naive. ~ Friedrich Schiller #quotes

Baker's Dozen: Thirteen. #ENGidiom

More people I meet, more I like my dog #bumperstickers

A conclusion is simply the place where you got tired of thinking. #oneliners

There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins. #factoid

A thousand evanescent memories of happy days [evanescent = vanishing like vapour] #literaryExpression

He would make a lovely corpse. ~ Charles Dickens #quote
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. ~ E. B. White #quotes

Beauty is whatever gives joy. ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay #quote

You had the power all along my dear. ~ Glinda the Good Witch. #quote

One of the surest hindrances to the recovery of the sick is the centring of attention upon themselves. ~ Ellen White #quote

It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt #quote

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. ~ Sa’Di #quote

Approximately two-thirds of people tip their head to the right when they kiss #factoid

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quotes

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. ~ Epictetus #quote

We do three kinds of jobs, cheap, quick, and good. #oneliners

On The Fence: Undecided. #ENGidiom

Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most. #oneliners

Don't let people drive you crazy when it is within walking distance. #oneliners

But you who are strong and swift, see that you do not limp before the lame, deeming it kindness. ~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet #quote

A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

GEOGRAPHER, n. A chap who can tell you offhand the difference between the outside of the world and the inside. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Scot-free: To escape and not have to pay. #ENGidiom

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep. ~ Clinton aide George Stephanopolous speaking on Larry King Live #quote

People may not always believe what you say, but they will believe what you do. #oneliners

One of the ceaseless wonders of the world is the power of a smile. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes #quote

Dutch, on average are the tallest people #factoid

Success is getting up just one more time than you fall down. #oneliners

Sometimes it's easier to ask forgiveness than permission. #oneliners

The expression to 'knuckle down' originated from playing marbles (players used to put their knuckles to the ground for their best shots #quote #ENGlanguage

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. ~ Alfred Adler #quote

Many who burnt heretics in the ordinary way of their business were otherwise excellent people. ~ G. M. Trevelyan, Bias in History #quote

How can I lose to such an idiot? ~   A shout from chess master Aaron Nimzovich (1886-1935) #quote