Friday, 2 December 2016

The Moments that Take Our Breath Away

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ~ Robert Frost #quotes

I have never met any really wicked person before. I feel rather frightened. I am so afraid he will look just like every one else. ~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest #quote

Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man. ~ Erica Jong #quote

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

Doozy: Something outstanding. #ENGidiom

Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

I went to a fight last night and a hockey game broke out. ~ Rodney Dangerfield #quote

Always make new friends but don't forget the old. #oneliners

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower #quote, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953

You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #quote

We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are. ~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix #quote

The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible. ~ A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.) #quote

Kick The Bucket: Die. #ENGidiom

Remember boys, flies spread disease so keep yours closed. ~ General Taylor #quote

Joan of Arc had style. Jesus had style. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

How long a minute is depends on what side of the bathroom door you're on. #oneliners

If strike isn't settled quickly it may last a while #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

Love is when you take away the feeling, the passion, and the romance in a relationship, and find out you still care for that person. #oneliners

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions. It only guarantees equality of opportunity. ~ Irving Kristol #quote

ACCUSE, v. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle #quote

Opportunities multiply as they are seized. ~  Sun Tzu #quote

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. ~ Elbert Hubbard #quotes

He who dies with the most toys, is, nonetheless, still dead. #oneliners

Eleven Plus Two = Twelve Plus One  #anagram
Mumbo Jumbo: Nonsense or meaningless speech. #ENGidiom

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire? ~ #OneLiner

Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

Hell is paved with good samaritans. ~ William M. Holden #quote