Wednesday, 28 October 2015

They say...

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they see nothing but sea. ~ Francis Bacon #quote

There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats. ~ Anonymous #quotes

Many people claim coffee inspires them, but, as everybody knows, coffee only makes boring people even more boring. ~ Honoure de Balzac #quote, Treatise on Modern Stimulants

They can because they think they can. ~ Virgil #quote

There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell them. ~ Louis Armstrong #quote

Put yourself in someone else's shoes, if you find it hurting you then it probably hurts them too. ~ Unknown #quote


They can't censor the gleam in my eye. ~ Charles Laughton #quote

There are some women who should barely be spoken to; they should only be caressed. ~ Edgar Degas #quote

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all. ~ Rita Mae Brown #quote

They do not love who do not show their love. ~ Shakespeare #quote

There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see. ~ Leonardo da Vinci #quote

When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

They grow old because they quit playing. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes #quote



Travellers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race. ~ Richard Burton #quote

I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them. ~ Susan Sontag #Quote

They who wonder discover that this in itself is wonder. ~ M.C. Escher #quote

They wear so many faces,
show up in the strangest places
To guide us with their mercy,
in our time of need. ~ Becky Hobbs #lyrics

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being. ~ Goethe #quote

Men weren't really the enemy — they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill. ~ Betty Friedan #quote

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock. ~ Ben Lindsey #quote

Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote


They sicken of the calm who know the storm. ~ Dorothy Parker #quote

Touching the untouchables but they don't know
Respect the disrespectables, but in the end you know
~ Men at Work #lyrics

If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them. ~ George Orwell #quote

They that are born on Halloween shall see more than other folk. ~ Saying of unknown origin #quote




Travel, they say, broadens the mind but in my experience it is the other end of the anatomy that feels the effect ~ Beatrice Lillie #quote

We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes. ~ Gene Roddenberry #Quote

They use thought only to justify their injustices, and speech only to disguise their thoughts. ~ Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) #quote

They say time is the fire in which we burn ~ Soran, Star Trek Generations #linesfrommovies

Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us. ~ Al Capp #quote

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity. ~ George Bernard Shaw #Quote

They screamed when the Beatles sang, and they laughed when the King fell down the stairs. ~ The Police, Born In The 's #Lyrics

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. ~ James F. Byrnes #quote


Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are. ~ Gertrude Stein #quote

They say hard work never hurt anybody, but I figure why take the chance. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote

To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say. ~ Rene Descartes #quote

The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote,  Invisible Monsters

They say that dreams are only real as long as they last. Couldn't you say the same thing about life? ~ Waking Life #linesfrommovies

To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

A fellow can't keep people from having a bad opinion of him, but he can keep them from being right about it. ~ Unknown #quote


They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. ~ Andy Warhol #quote

Them that's got shall get
them that's not shall lose
So the Bible says
and it still is news ~ Blood, Sweat & Tears #lyrics

Roughly speaking, any man with energy and enthusiasm ought to be able to bring at least a dozen others round to his opinion in the course of a year no matter how absurd that opinion might be. We see every day in politics, in business, in social life, large masses of people brought to embrace the most revolutionary ideas, sometimes within a few days. It is all a question of getting hold of them in the right way and working on their weak points ~ Aleister Crowley #quote