Monday, 19 December 2016

The Mistakes are all Waiting to be Made


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

I find it hard to believe there are actually people who get in the shower first and THEN turn on the water. #observationalHumour

How about never? Is never good for you? #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. ~ Confucius #quote


Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Often a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success. ~ Jim Backus #quote


Even a short pencil is more reliable then the longest memory. #oneliners

The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quotes

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind. ~  Cleveland Amory #quotes #cats

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. ~ Erma Bombeck #quote


If there is no struggle, there is no progress. ~ Frederick Douglass #quotes

It's not the fall that kills you; it's the sudden stop at the end. #BumperSticker

Speak your mind even if your voice shakes. #bumpersticker

What the caterpillar calls the end, the butterfly calls the beginning. #oneliners

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant. ~ H. L. Mencken #humanNature

The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone. ~ Thomas Hardy #quotes

ETHNOLOGY, n. The science that treats of the various tribes of Man, as robbers, thieves, swindlers, dunces, lunatics, idiots and ethnologists. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

During my 3 years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American foot soldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. ~ Billy Wilder #sarcastic #quote

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Indira Gandhi #quote

I am in shape. Round is a shape. ~ #ifmenwrotetherules

Knee Jerk Reaction: A quick and automatic response. #ENGidiom

Nowadays we are consumed by desires to buy things we do not need, with money we do not have, to impress people we do not like. ~ Patrick M. Morley #quote

In Like Flynn: To be easily successful, especially when sexual or romantic. #ENGidiom

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. ~ Dwight Eisenhower #quote

IMPOSTOR, n. A rival aspirant to public honours. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote


Hold Your Horses: Be patient. #ENGidiom

You have a right to terminate conversations with people who make you feel put down or humiliated. #personalbillofrights

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. ~ Bob Hope #quote



SYCOPHANT, n.One who approaches Greatness on his belly so that he may not be commanded to turn and be kicked. He is sometimes an editor. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ~ Albert Einstein #quote




The inaccessible solitude of the sky #literaryExpression

Voracious: ravenous, insatiable #ExquisiteAdjectives

The mistakes are all waiting to be made. ~ chess master Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower  on the game's opening position #quote
Dark Horse: One who was previously unknown and is now prominent. #ENGidiom

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

PANTHEISM, n. The doctrine that everything is God, in contradistinction to the doctrine that God is everything. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote