Tuesday, 1 November 2016

I'm Only Here to Annoy


Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong. #truefactsoflife

Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket: Do not put all your resources in one possibility. #ENGidiom

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth #quote

The world may be your oyster, but it doesn't mean you'll get its pearl. #fortunecookiesayings


His ignorance is encyclopedic ~ Abba Eban #quote

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. ~ Alfred A. Montapert #quotes

I'm only here to ANNOY #bumperstickers

Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be. ~ Dorothy Parker #quote


Head Over Heels: Very excited and/or joyful, especially when in love. #ENGidiom

If I had my life to live over I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day. ~ Erma Bombeck #quote

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. ~ Plato #quote



You can't be lonely if you like the person you're alone with. #oneliners

From A to Z ~ Covering a complete range; comprehensively  #ENGidioms 

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. ~ James Branch Cabell #quote

The truth is more important than the facts. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

Failure is the only opportunity to begin more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford #quote

Dance as if no one's watching, love as if it's never going to hurt. ~ Stuart Appleby #quote

Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry. ~ Gustave Flaubert #poetryquotes

There is no good and evil, there is only power, and those too weak to use it. ~ Voldemort, J.K. Rowling #quote

The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up. ~ Mark Twain #quote
DEBT, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slave-driver. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Then:  first, second, next, later, finally, afterward, meanwhile, soon #alternativesToOverusedWords

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives. ~ Abba Eban #quote

RIDICULE, n. Words designed to show that the person of whom they are uttered is devoid of the dignity of character distinguishing him who utters them. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Deep inside, the majority of people had the sneaking suspicion that evil was more powerful than good and could be counteracted only by more evil. ~ Randall Garrett, Murder and Magic #quote

A lady came up to me on the street, pointed at my suede jacket and said, "Don't you know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" I said, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too." #sliceoflife

Chip on his Shoulder: Angry today about something that occurred in the past. #ENGidiom

If you are going through hell, keep going. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

Chew someone out: Verbally scold someone. #ENGidiom


POLICE, n. An armed force for protection and participation. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Buy A Lemon: To purchase a vehicle that constantly gives problems or stops running after you drive it away. #ENGidiom

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. ~ Martin Buxbaum #quote

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

Your brain is that bodily organ which starts working the moment you awake and does not stop until you get into the office. #oneliners 

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

Beauty, without expression, tires. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

Your most active muscles are in your eye #factoid

When you eat meat and drink milk in the same meal, your body does not absorb any of the milk's calcium. It is best to have 2 hours between the milk and meat intake. #factoid


In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts... So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them, "Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down." #factoid

People who think they're out of this world always make you wish they were. #oneliners

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman. ~ Margaret Fuller #quote

Keep your head in the clouds:  you're the first to know when it rains, and it's easier to see the silver lining. #oneliners

Before you can break out of prison, you must realize that you are locked up. #oneliners

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. ~ Erica Jong #quote

Fools talk because they have to say something. ~ Plato #quote