Thursday, 29 December 2016

Everybody's Got Somewhere They Call Home

If you don't want people putting words in your mouth, the best solution is to keep it shut. ~ Unknown #quote

It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical? ~ Alan Perlis #quote

I'd rather be nobody's anything, than someone's nothing. ~ Unknown #quote

No matter how long you live there will always be an amazing new food for you try.
#factoid

All pictures taken on a Road Trip from Cuenca, Ecuador to Vilcabamba Ecuador

I don't want to be the one who says life is beautiful. I want to be the one who feels it. ~ Marty Rubin #quote

War doesn't determine who's right. War determines who's left. #cleverquotes

Pedantry and mastery are opposite attitudes toward rules. To apply a rule to the letter, rigidly, unquestioningly, in cases where it fits and in cases where it does not fit, is pedantry ... To apply a rule with natural ease, with judgment, noticing the cases where it fits, and without ever letting the words of the rule obscure the purpose of the action or the opportunities of the situation, is mastery. ~ George Polya, mathematician #quote

In the sixties, the world was normal and people took acid to make it weird. Nowadays the world is weird and people take prozac to make it normal. ~ Unknown #quote


There's nothing like biting off more than you can chew, and then chewing it anyway. ~ Max Burnett on Dateline #quote

When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit. ~ Johnny Depp #quote

Fools rush in where fools have been before. ~ Unknown #quote

Most people have a desire to look for the exception instead of the desire to become exceptional. ~ John C. Maxwell #quote


Map Quest/Google Maps really needs to start their directions on # 5. I'm pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighbourhood. #ModernObservations

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow #quote

You evolve, not by seeking to go elsewhere, but by paying attention to and embracing what's in front of you. ~ Author Unknown #quote

Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions. ~ Isaiah Berlin #quote

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. ~ Steve Prefontaine #quote


The death penalty can be tolerated only by extreme statist reactionaries who demand a state that is so powerful that it has the right to kill. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favour of common sense, common honesty, and common decency.This makes me forever ineligible for public office.~ H.L. Mencken #quote

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith  #quote

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote


Everybody's got somewhere they call home. ~ Roger Waters #quote

Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves. ~ Milan Kundera #quote


Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Missing you could turn from pain to pleasure, if I knew you were missing me too. ~ Unknown #quote

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero #quote

Do not spend too much time with large groups of people.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote


Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human. ~ Henri J.M. Nouwen #quote

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

Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up. ~ Unknown #quote

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. ~ Douglas Adams #quote


Wear comfortable shoes.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito. ~ Betty Reese #quote

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. ~ Ruth E. Renkel #quote

Eat a live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. ~ Unknown #quote


Everyone, at some time or another, sits down to a banquet of consequences. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed. ~ Sid Caesar #quote

The final belief is to believe in a fiction, which you know to be a fiction, there being nothing else. The exquisite truth is to know that it is a fiction and that you believe in it willingly. ~ Wallace Stevens #quote

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. ~ 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


What people forget is a journey to nowhere starts with a single step, too. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote

We have two lives...the life we learn with and the life we live with after that. ~ Bernard Malamud, The Natural #quote

There is great need for a sarcasm font. #ModernObservations

Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is a sort of advance auction in stolen goods. ~ H.L. Mencken #quote