Friday, 14 August 2015

The Greatest Hindrance to Living is Expectancy

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy ~ Robert Half #quote

You live and learn. At any rate, you live. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. ~ George Eliot #quote




Don't be so open-minded your brains fall out. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Be who you are and say what you think because those that mind don't matter and those that matter don't mind. ~ Unknown #quote




Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith #quote

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. ~ Unknown #quote

What shapes our lives are the questions we ask, refuse to ask, or never think to ask ~ Sam Keen #quote

Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who decided to stand their ground. ~ Unknown #quote

Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.~ Sarah Bernhardt #quote

Sloths only leave their tree once a week, to pee and poo. #factoid

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. ~ Vincent van Gogh #quote

The miles travelled by the Apollo 11 crew to the moon were greater than every single exploration mission to the New World combined. #factoid

Be honest with yourself, diplomatic with others.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience. ~ Henry Miller #quote

Why should my happiness depend on the thoughts going on in someone else's head? ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.~ William Ellery Channing #quote

I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see. ~ PEGGY NOONAN in What I Saw at the Revolution #quote

If you make the world a little better, then you have accomplished a great deal. ~ Unknown #quote

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. ~ Samuel Butler #quote

Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders while computer scientists stand on each other's toes. ~ Richard Hamming #quote

If you feel tired, rest. #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. ~ Milton Friedman #quote

Do not grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. ~ Rumi #quote

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. #cleverquotes


Our greatest pretences are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.~ Thich Nhat Hanh #quote

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. ~ Jimmy Johnson #quote

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.~ Christopher Reeve #quote

All computers wait at the same speed. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. ~ Unknown #quote


After all is said and done, a lot more will be said than done. ~ Unknown #quote


In our age there is no such thing as keeping out of politics. All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. ~ George Orwell #quote


Juggernaut, Sanskrit for a giant carriage used to transport an image of the god Krishna. ~ #ENGwordorigins

If you have three hundred coupons you want to run, warn the people behind you in the checkout line. #thingsthatshouldberules

I'm in favour of separation of church and state. These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. ~ George Carlin #quote



If it's wrong when they do it, it's wrong when we do it. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

It's never too late to be obnoxious. ~ John Jantos #quote

Life has no rehearsals, only performances. ~ Unknown #quote

Love is staying up all night with a sick child, or a healthy adult. #cleverquotes.


Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote

When I can't sleep, I count the number of buckles on my straightjacket. ~ Unknown #quote

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources #cleverquotes

The greatest hindrance to living is expectancy, which depends upon tomorrow and wastes today ~ Seneca #quote

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. ~ Vince Lombardi #quote

Man staggers through life yapped at by his reason, pulled and shoved by his appetites, whispered to by fears, beckoned by hopes. Small wonder that what he craves most is self-forgetting. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote