Saturday, 2 January 2016

All I Know

"All I know is that our civilization is a result of struggling and defining the ultimate truth."
"What is that?"
"We must be kind and forgive one another or we won't survive" ~ Fannie Flagg, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl #quote

A sentiment of distrust in its worth had crept into her thoughts #literaryExpression

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ~ John Wooden #quote

Cerebrospinal fluid is normally clear and colourless. #factoid

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it. ~ Malcolm X #quote

Borrow money from a pessimist - they don't expect it back. #justajoke

Back To The Drawing Board: When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over. #ENGidiom

Disfigured by passages of solemn and pompous monotony. #literaryExpression

If  you don't feel well, make an appointment to go to the doctor,  by the time you get there you'll feel better. But don't make  an appointment, and you'll stay sick. #lifelaws

Black olives contain on average 10 to 30% more oil than green olives #factoid

Dreams come true, without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. ~ John Updike #quote

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

ORATORY, n. A conspiracy between speech and action to cheat the understanding. A tyranny tempered by stenography. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Drink wet cement and get really stoned. #oneliners

What we see is mainly what we look for. #oneliners

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. ~ Jeannette Rankin #quote

It takes 720 peanuts to make one pound of peanut butter. #factoid

I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring. ~ Richard Feynman #famouslastwords

Give us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for, because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything. ~ Peter Marshall #quote

Einstein, stop telling God what to do! ~ Niels Bohr #quote

To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

I like poems that are little games. ~ Peter Davison #poetryquotes

Lima beans contain cyanide #factoid

In requital for various acts of rudeness #literaryExpression

Do's and don'ts influence wills and won'ts. #oneliners

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~ William Arthur Ward #quote

Watch your habits; they become character. #oneliners

ELECTOR, n. One who enjoys the sacred privilege of voting for the man of another man's choice. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

When in doubt, mumble. ~ #OneLiner #BumperSticker

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. ~ Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

CONTROVERSY, n. A battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannon-ball and the inconsiderate bayonet. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Drunkenness is his best virtue, for he will be swine drunk, and in his sleep he does little harm, save to his bedclothes about him. from All's Well That Ends Well. ~ #ShakespeareInsults

Full Monty: This idiom can mean either, "the whole thing" or "completely nude". #ENGidiom

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. #oneliners

The definition of a recession is when your neighbor loses his job. #oneliners

Ill-bred insolence was his only weapon #literaryExpression

If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

Who died and left you boss? #Momism

Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true! ~ Dave Barry #quote

British Democracy: You have two cows. You feed them sheeps' brains and they go mad. The government doesn't do anything. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

A blazing blue sky poured down torrents of light #literaryExpression

During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants. #factoid

Respect is mutual, if you don't respect others viewpoints, chances are they won't acknowledge yours. #oneliners