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