Saturday, 19 December 2015

A Man's Last Romance




By learning to obey, you will know how to command. #oneliners (Italian Proverb)

History repeats itself, but each time the price goes up. #oneliners

Icing On The Cake: When you already have it good and get something on top of what you already have. #ENGidiom

You don't have to blow out anothers candle to make yours shine bright. #oneliners

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. ~ Margaret Hungerford #quote


You are not a human doing. #oneliners

Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. #oneliners (Anna Cummins)

Silence is wise if we are foolish, but foolish if we are wise. #oneliners

The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer. ~ Joan Collins #quotes

You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty. ~ Sacha Guitry (1885-1957) #quote

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned #ENGexpressions

Was today really necessary #bumperstickers

Have one's work cut out for one #ENGexpressions

Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. #oneliners


Sickening contrasts and diabolic ironies of life #literaryExpression

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class. #factoid

Television ruins more minds than drugs. #oneliners


The shiver of the dusk passed fragrantly down the valley #literaryExpression

Sometimes life can be as bitter as dragon tears. But whether dragon tears are bitter or sweet depends entirely on how each man perceives them. Chinese #Proverb

No child of MINE would do something like that. #Momism

Take one's hat off to someone #ENGexpressions

BOUNDARY, n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of the other. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Streets paved with gold #ENGexpressions


...and why can't I accept that one's closest  friends at moments stick a knife in, deep, between the ribs? ~ The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing #quote

The indefinable air of good-breeding #literaryExpression

Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, they will never cease to be amused. #oneliners

The greatest danger could be your stupidity. #fortunecookiesayings

A Taste Of Your Own Medicine: When you are mistreated the same way you mistreat others. #ENGidiom

The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all. ~ Swami Vivekanada #quote

By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Keep your chin up: To remain joyful in a tough situation. #ENGidiom

Her life had dwarfed her ambitions #literaryExpression

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct; what they like to be is a man's last romance. #oneliners

Someday your face will freeze like that. #Momism
Biting sentences flew about #literaryExpression

The shadows of the night seemed to retreat #literaryExpression

Love is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity. ~ Helen Hayes #quote

An avidity that bespoke at once the restlessness, [avidity = eagerness] and the genius of her mind #literaryExpression
Break A Leg: A superstitious way to say 'good luck' without saying 'good luck', but rather the opposite. #ENGidiom

She stilled and trampled on the inward protest #literaryExpression

DISTANCE, n. The only thing that the rich are willing for the poor to call theirs, and keep. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote




Good' did not triumph. 'Evil' did not triumph. The two resolved, destroyed each other and created new 'evils', new 'goods' which slew each other in their turn. ~ Eric Ambler, Epitaph for a Spy #quote

Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ~ Elizabeth Browning #quote

A diet is a selection of food that makes other people lose weight. #oneliners

When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion. ~ Robert Pirsig (1948-) #quote

DESTINY, n. A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won’t. ~ George Patton #quote