Monday, 2 November 2015

Other Words for Said:

All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. – Blaise Pascal, mathematician, physicist and religious philosopher #quote

It was a night of stupefying surprises #literaryExpression

Ask me about my vow of silence #bumperstickers

Counsel of perfection #ENGexpressions

A Doubting Thomas:  A skeptic who needs physical or personal evidence in order to believe something. #ENGidiom

To be a good loser is to learn how to win. - Carl Sandburg #quotes

Curtains of opaque rain #literaryExpression

An exquisite perception of things beautiful and rare #literaryExpression

We are the people our parents warned us about #bumperstickers

Moods of malicious reaction and vindictive recoil #literaryExpression

Plato was a bore. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

Happy news is on its way to you. #fortunecookiesayings

Jejune: dull, puerile #ExquisiteAdjectives

The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'. ~ unknown  #quote

I don't feel good. ~ The last words of Luther Burbank #quote

Pain occurs when sounds are above 130 db. #factoid

She was oppressed by a dead melancholy #literaryExpression

Christopher Columbus didn't need directions and neither do we. #ifmenwrotetherules

Twilight creeps upon the darkening mind #literaryExpression

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. - Andre Gide #quotes

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Francis Bacon #quotes

An instant she stared unbelievingly #literaryExpression

Penny has dropped, the #ENGexpressions

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. - James Huneker #quotes

Home straight/stretch #ENGexpressions

You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime. #factoid

Lectured #OtherWordsforSaid

If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams. ~ Les Brown #quotes

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. True nobility comes from being superior to your previous self. – Hindu proverb #quote

Why don't you write books people can read? ~ Nora Joyce to her husband James #quote

Holier-than-thou #ENGexpressions

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Put one's oar in #ENGexpressions

Play one's ace #ENGexpressions

Enraged cow injures farmer with ax #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

PIRACY, n. Commerce without its folly-swaddles, just as God made it. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Shoot one's bolt #ENGexpressions