Monday, 16 November 2015

Give Time Time

When you're climbing the ladder, don't forget the rungs. ~ Author Unknown #quote

A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them. ~ Henry Kravis #quote

I set my monkey on the log, and ordered him to do the Dog. He wagged his tail and shook his head, and he went and did the Cat instead. ~ Bob Dylan #quote,  I Shall Be Free

There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive. This ecstasy, this forgetfulness of living, comes to the artist, caught up and out of himself in a sheet of flame; it comes to the soldier, war-mad in a stricken field and refusing quarter; and it came to Buck, leading the pack, sounding the old wolf-cry, straining after the food that was alive and that fled swiftly before him through the moonlight. ~ Jack London #quote

Don’t buy stuff you don’t need. ~ Life Lessons from a 90 Year Old #quote

The unreal is more powerful than the real.... Because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last.  Stone crumbles.  Wood rots.  People, well, they die.  ~ Chuck Palahniuk, Choke #quote


You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough.  ~ William Blake, #Proverbs of Hell #quote

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin #quote

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote, Invisible Monsters

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. ~ Faith Baldwin  #quote

The test of democracy is freedom of criticism.  ~ David Ben-Gurion #quote

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. ~ Nelson Mandela #quote



What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote, Choke

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong.  They are conflicts between two rights.  ~ Georg Hegel #quote

Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space. ~ Diana Black #quote

When people ask me how to find happiness in life I tell them, First learn how to cook. ~ Charles Simic #quote

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. #quote

When you're sad and when you're lonely and you haven't got a friend, just remember that death is not the end. ~ Bob Dylan #quote

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theatre. ~ Roman Polanski #quote

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals. ~ Unknown #quote

If you understand compound interest, you basically understand the universe.  ~ Robert Brault #quote

It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. ~ Mae Jemison #quote

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. ~ Ludwig van Beethoven #quote



If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen. ~ Loretta Girzartis #quote

When in doubt, just take the next small step. ~ Life Lessons from a 90 Year Old #quote

Lord knows I've paid my dues getting through, tangled up in blue. ~ Bob Dylan #quote,  Tangled Up In Blue


Do, or do not. There is no 'try'. ~ Yoda ('The Empire Strikes Back') #quote

It can only take a moment to waste the rest of your life. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote,  Snuff

Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly - all these make for great stories. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote

The only journey is the one within. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke #quote

To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.  ~ Stanislaus I of Poland #quote



When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. ~ Clifton Fadiman #quote

One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

Being alone does not mean you are lonely, and being lonely does not mean you are alone. #piecesoftruth #quote

When they go fishing, it is not really fish they are after.  It is a philosophic meditation.  ~ E.T. Brown  #quote



Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Chinese #Proverb #quote

What's terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

Time heals almost everything. Give Time time. ~ Life Lessons from a 90 Year Old #quote

There isn’t anything noble about being superior to another person. True nobility is in being superior to the person you once were. #InspirationalQuote

Don’t look for someone who will solve all your problems; look for someone who will face them with you. #piecesoftruth #quote



Each forward step we take we leave some phantom of ourselves behind.  ~ John Lancaster Spalding #quote

First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me. ~ Steve Martin  #quote

L’esprit de escalier: (French) The feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. #WordsWeNeedInEnglish

I am a sociologist, God help me. ~ John O'Neill #quote

A goal is a dream with a deadline. ~ Napoleon Hill #quote


It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. ~ Dalai Lama #quote

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.  The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.  ~ Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams #quote

You don't take a photograph, you make it. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.  ~ Ludwig Börne #quote

People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like. ~ Abraham Lincoln, in a book review #quote

Ask himself if it’s him or them that’s really insane ~ Bob Dylan #quotes

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them. ~ Sir William Bragg #quote

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. ~ Alphonse de Lamartine #quote