Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Activism is my Rent for Living on this Planet



Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do. ~ Bertrand Russell #humanNature

TAKE, v.t. To acquire, frequently by force but preferably by stealth. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Don't count your chickens before they hatch: Don't rely on it until your sure of it. #ENGidiom

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Demanded #OtherWordsforSaid

I breathe in the fullness and richness of life.  I observe with joy as life abundantly supports me and supplies me with more good than I can imagine. ~ Louise Hay #quote

Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes #quote

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes. ~ Antisthenes #quote

Praise your children openly, reprove them secretly. ~ W. Cecil #quote

Alcohol and calculus don't mix. Never drink and derive #bumperstickers

There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? ~ Robert Kennedy #quotes

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. ~ Henry Louis Mencken #quote

Life should have choices beyond mere survival. #personalbillofrights

Chalk and cheese (different as) #ENGexpressions

If you want to be happy, be. ~ Leo Tolstoy #quote

We move in and out of darkness and light all our lives. Right now I'm pleased to be in the light. ~ Neal Shusterman, Unwind #quote

It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice. ~ Deng Xiaoping #quote

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. ~ Niels Bohr #quote

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. ~ Robert Frost #quote
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. ~ Henry J. Kaiser #quote

The least used letter in the alphabet is Q #ENGlanguage

Boasted #OtherWordsforSaid

Even Popeye didn't eat his spinach until he absolutely had to. #oneliners

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. - John W. Gardner #quotes

Fun:  pleasant, pleasurable, amusing, entertaining, jolly #alternativesToOverusedWords

While we are postponing, life speeds by. ~ Seneca #quote

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world. ~ Charles Dickens #quote

All my life, I've understood the nature of where I come from, but I never thought it might be wicked until now. ~ Brenna Yovanoff, The Space Between #quote

Live so that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. ~ Will Rogers #quote


Failure is success if we learn from it. ~  Malcolm Forbes #quotes

Luck is the residue of design. ~ Branch Rickey - former owner of the Brooklyn Dodger Baseball Team #quote

Chew the fat ~ To chat idly or generally waste time talking  #ENGidioms

Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne #quote

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. ~ Isaac Asimov #quote

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. ~ Buddha #quote

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are - you aren't. ~ Margaret Thatcher #quote

Thinking is foraging a head. #oneliners

But none the less peremptorily [peremptorily = ending all debate or action] #literaryExpression

Hallmark Card: "I'm so miserable without you, it's almost like you're still here. #JustaJoke


I asked Mom if I was a gifted child; she said they certainly wouldn't have paid for me. #oneliners

Winter is the season in which people try to keep the house as warm as it was in the summer, when they complained about the heat. #oneliners

Earth’s crammed with heaven. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning #quote

The true test is won when being together without saying a word is everything. ~ Emma Cameron, Cinnamon Rain #quote

Activism is my rent for living on this planet ~ Alice Walker #quote

What you do is of little significance. But it is very important that you do it ~ Gandhi #quote

Don't let time take control of your destiny. Let your destiny take control of your time. ~ Ulrick Ricardo Milord #quote

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote