Sunday, 26 June 2016

Where Do They All Come From?


All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.  ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. ~ Leo Tolstoy




All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal. ~ John Steinbeck #quote

All war is based on deception. ~ Sun Tzu #quote

All we are saying is give peace a chance
All we are saying is give peace a chance
~ John Lennon #lyrics

All we have is to decide what to do with the time that is given to us.  ~ J.R.R. Tolkien #quote

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. ~ Charles M. Schultz #quote

All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams. ~ Elias Canetti #quote

All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie. ~ Bob Dylan #quote

All the water that will ever be is, right now. ~  National Geographic, October 1993 #quote

All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power & not truth ~ Nietzsche #quote

All things must pass, all things must pass away
All things must pass none of life's strings can last
~ Beatles #lyrics



All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die. ~ Bob Dylan #quote

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. ~ Galileo Galilei #quote

All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It's scary. ~ Barbara Kruger #quote

All the leaves are brown
and the sky is grey
I've been for a walk
on a winter's day
~ Beach Boys #lyrics





All the lonely people
Where do they all come from?
All the lonely people
Where do they all belong?
~ Lennon/McCartney #lyrics 

All the darkness in the world could not put out the light of one small candle. ~ Found on a Jewish Holocaust victims headstone #quote

All worldly shapes shall melt in gloom
The sun himself must die
Before this mortal shall assume
Its immortality.
~ T. Campbell #quote




Always program as if the person who will be maintaining your program is a violent psychopath that knows where you live ~ Martin Golding #quote

Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end. ~ Immanuel Kant #quote

Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon. ~ Steven Brust #quote

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened. ~ Arnold Bennett #quote

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote




Always go hard and fast enough so that when you hit the ditch you can pull out the other side. ~ Johnny Paycheck #quote

Always gotta keep busy or the voices start telling me to do wild things. ~ Steve Brown #quote

Always have the situation under control, even if losing. Never betray an inward sense of defeat. ~ Arthur Ashe #quote

Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score. ~ Horace #quote

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. ~ Lord Byron #quote


Always be a poet, even in prose. ~ Charles Baudelaire #poetryquotes

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. ~ E.B. White #quote



Saturday, 25 June 2016

And Other People, They Have to Work

Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust. #wordorigins

You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day. #ModernObservations

Please excuse me from work yesterday due to a vision problem. I just couldn't see myself coming to work. ~ #quote on the web

Just know that it’s fear that keeps most people working at a job. The fear of not paying their bills. The fear of being fired. The fear of not having enough money. the fear of starting over.
That’s the price of studying to learn a profession or trade, and then working for money. Most people become a slave to money… and then get angry at their boss. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki #quote

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one is watching. ~ Satchel Paige #quote

Work is the least important thing and family is the most important. ~ Jerry Seinfeld in TV Guide #quote

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. ~ Unknown #quote

Whoever does not love his work cannot hope that it will please others. ~ Unknown #quote

Whenever you feel ‘short’ or in ‘need’ of something, give what you want first and it will come back in buckets. That is true for money, a smile, love, friendship. I know it is often the last thing a person may want to do, but it has always worked for me. I just trust that the principle of reciprocity is true, and I give what I want. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki #quote



What's a good investment? Go home from work early and spend the afternoon throwing a ball around with your son. ~ Ben Stein on CNN #quote

I can hire half the working class to kill the other half. ~ Jay Gould #quote
That’s the price of studying to learn a profession or trade, and then working for money. Most people become a slave to money… and then get angry at their boss. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki #quote

The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not. ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote 

I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. ~   Oprah Winfrey #quote

The taxpayer: that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote 

Economists are people who work with numbers but who don't have the personality to be accountants. ~ Unknown #quote

I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes - and six months later you have to start all over again. ~ Joan Rivers #quote

A mind is like a parachute, it doesn't work if it isn't open.~ Frank Zappa #quote

We waste our lives working at jobs we hate to buy shit we don't need! ~ Tyler Durden, "Fight Club" #linesfrommovies

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. ~ Norman Douglas #quote

Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. ~ Nelson Mandela #quote

Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them. ~ Chaim Weizmann #quote

New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote


No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating. ~ Harold Rosenberg #quote

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. ~ Ann Landers #quote

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. ~ Henry J. Kaiser #quote

Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

Some people, they like to go out dancing
And other people, they have to work.
~ Lou Reed #lyrics
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition. ~ John Ruskin #quote

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ~ Emile Zola #quote

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work. ~ Vince Lombardi #quote



They say hard work never hurt anybody, but I figure why take the chance. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote 

You only live once - but if you work it right, once is enough. ~ Joe E. Lewis #quote

Work is more fun than fun ~ Noel Coward #quote

The greatest weariness comes from work not done. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote






Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Knowledge Speaks but Wisdom Listens

Everything that can be invented has been invented. ~ Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899

Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror. #oneliners

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one. ~ Charles Horton Cooley #quotes

Kisses are like tears, the only real ones are the ones you can't hold back. #oneliners

Bad decisions make good stories. #observationalHumour

There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach. #factoid
A propitious sky, marbled with pearly white [propitious = favourable; kindly; gracious] #literaryExpression

PICTURE, n. A representation in two dimensions of something wearisome in three. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time. ~ Vince Lombardi #quote

Every artist was first an amateur. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quotes

The Emperor Caligula once decided to go to war with the Roman God of the sea, Poseidon, and ordered his soldiers to throw their spears into the water at random. #factoid

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. ~ Confucius #quote
I discovered I scream the same way whether I'm about to be devoured by a great white shark or if a piece of seaweed touches my foot. ~ #OneLiner

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. #oneliners

Dr. Ruth to Talk about Sex with Newspaper Editors #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

The future is here.  It’s just not evenly distributed. ~ William Gibson #quote

No man is too big to be kind but many men are too little. ~ Matt Maguire #quote

My children need love the most when they deserve it the least. ~ Erma Bombeck #quote

If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving isn't for you. #justajoke

Pig In A Poke: A deal that is made without first examining it. #ENGidiom
EXPERIENCE, n. The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Didactic: conveying information or moral instruction #ExquisiteAdjectives

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. ~ Dale Carnegie #quotes

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ~ Jimi Hendrix #quote

Take the best that exists and make it better. #oneliners

Let there be magic in your smile and firmness in your handshake. #fortunecookiesayings

A conservative is a politician who wants to keep what the liberals fought for a generation ago. #oneliners
GOATS - A FLOCK, HERD or TRIBE of goats; A TRIP of goats. #collectivenouns

I'd like to help you out.  Which way did you come in? #JustaJoke

Sleep with the fishes  ~ Euphemism for dying or death  #ENGidioms

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. ~ Chinese #Proverb

We have a strange and wonderful relationship: He's strange and I'm wonderful. ~ Mike Ditka, on Jim McMahon #quote

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. ~ Mother Teresa #quotes

Light travels faster then sound, which is why most people appear brilliant until you hear them. #oneliners

When you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote
Querulous: cranky, whining #ExquisiteAdjectives

Some baby giraffes are more than six feet tall at birth. #factoid

Taking drugs meant orange-flavoured chewable aspirin. #IwantToGoBackInTime

Fun is a good thing, but only when it spoils nothing better. ~ George Santayana #quote

Quarter of a Million Chinese Live on Water #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

He who has a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

HOMOEOPATHIST, n. The humorist of the medical profession. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Life is like a grammar lesson, you find the past perfect and the present tense. #oneliners

If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry. ~ Dave Barry #quote

You can send a message around the world in 1/7 of a second; yet it may take several years to move a simple idea through a 1/4 inch of human skull. #oneliners

REBEL, n. A proponent of a new misrule who has failed to establish it. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515 #factoid

Children are natural mimics: They act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners. #oneliners

Dog Days of Summer: The hottest days of the summer season. #ENGidiom

Don't measure your life by how many breaths you take, measure it by how many times you get your breath taken away. #oneliners

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. ~ Maya Angelou #quote



Monday, 13 June 2016

All I Ask

All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions. ~  Leonardo da Vinci #quote

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. ~ Aristotle #quote

All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart! ~ Carlos Castaneda #quote

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain. ~ Epictetus #quote
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live. ~ Mark Twain #quote

All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them. ~ Isak Dinesen #quote

All that glitters is not gold. Gilded tombs do worms enfold. ~ William Shakespeare #quote

All that I am, I am because of my mind. ~ Paavo Nurmi #quote

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke #quote

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name. ~ Andre Breton #quote

All of life is a foreign country. ~ Jack Kerouac #quote


All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau #quote

All of us are much more human than otherwise. ~ Harry Stack Sullivan #quote

All of us fail to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. ~ W.Faulkner #quote

All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them. ~ Hillary Clinton #quote

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ~ Walt Disney #quote

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

All men of action are dreamers. ~ James Huneker #quote

All Moanday, Tearday, Wailsday, Thumpsday, Frightday, Shatterday. ~ James Joyce #quote

All morons hate it when you call them a moron. ~ J.D. Salinger #quote
All movements go too far. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

All my life I've wanted to be somebody; I realize now that I should have been more specific. ~ Lily Tomlin #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 #quote

All I want is to stand in a field
and to smell green
to taste air
to feel the earth want me
Without all this concrete
hating me
~ P.Pulfrey #quote

All in all you're just another brick in the wall. ~ Pink Floyd #lyrics
All it takes for evil to rule a land is for good men to remain silent. ~ Daniel Webster #quote

All leaders share something in common. They feel they are the only ones who can do the job. ~ Julie Nixon Eisenhower #quote

All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. ~ Blaise Pascal #quote

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable. ~ Fran Lebowitz #quote

All great truths begin as blasphemies. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

All happiness is in the mind. ~ English #Proverb

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. ~ Leo Tolstoy #quote

All hope abandon, ye who enter here. ~ Dante Alighieri #quote

All I ask is that the present moment be postponed until I'm ready for it. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant #quote

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy. ~ Spike Milligan #quote

All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. ~ Oscar Wilde #poetryquotes

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness. ~ Tennessee Williams #quote

All enchantments die; only cowards die with them. ~ Charles Morgan #quote


All generalizations are dangerous, even this one. ~ Alexandre Dumas #quote

All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote

All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. ~ C.S. Lewis #quote


All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others. ~ George Orwell #quote

All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.
~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

All the conductor has to do is stand back and try not to get in the way. Mozart is doing all the work. ~ Colin R. Davis #quote