Friday, 13 January 2017

Hope is Like a Road in the Country

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. ~ Bill Cosby #quotes

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

Theocracy: You have two cows. You get all the milk. You love God, He loves you. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

HABIT, n. A shackle for the free. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of 5 Megabytes. #factoid

DEFENCELESS, adj. Unable to attack. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote. ~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko #poetryquotes

REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

One man with courage is a majority. ~ Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 #quote

Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings. ~ Ed Gardner #quote

A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip. #OneLiner

This is not going to be easy. I'm good at being bad, but I'm bad at being good. I don't know the first thing about good deeds. ~ Neal Shusterman, Everlost #quote

The 50-50-90 rule: Any time you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong. #oneliners

POKER, n. A game said to be played with cards for some purpose to this lexicographer unknown. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. ~ Rodin #quote

We are not put on earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you. ~ Jeff Warner #quote

The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning ability to,” and bics, meaning withstand tremendous boredom. ~ Dave Barry #quote

Whoever acquires knowledge and does not practice it resembles him who ploughs his land and leaves it unsown. ~ Gulistan 1258 #quote

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember; and I remember more than I have seen. #oneliners

Success is not forever, and failure is not fatal. ~ Coach Don Scula #quote

Don't sweat the petty things, and don't pet the sweaty things. #oneliners

Hope is like a road in the country. There never was a road; but, when many people walk together, the road comes into existence. ~ From the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. #quote

Fuddy-duddy: An old-fashioned and foolish type of person. #ENGidiom

The cold absolute truth is much more preferred than a kind and uncertain lie. ~ Gabe Suico #quote

If you boil it down, just because someone else does the wrong thing we are not exempt from doing what’s right. ~ E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly #quote

A sweet bewilderment of tremulous apprehension [tremulous = fearful] #literaryExpression

Fill what's empty, empty what's full, and scratch where it itches. ~ the Duchess of Windsor, when asked what is the secret of a long and happy life #quote

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives. ~ Sue Murphy #quote

History is a set of lies agreed upon by the victors. #oneliners

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #quote

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~ Kyle Chandler #quotes

Milk drinkers are turning to powder #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

Night people: Anybody who goes to bed the same day they got up is a quitter. #oneliners

We all get heavier as we get older because there is a lot more information in our heads. ~ Vlade Divac #quote

A drunk mans' words are a sober mans' thoughts. #oneliners

The only alternative to coexistence is co-destruction. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru #quote

I am not an organ donor, but I once gave an old piano to the Salvation Army. #oneliners

If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea.  Does that mean that one enjoys it? ~ #BumperSticker

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

Armoured knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. #factoid

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

Sometimes the best helping hand you can give is a good, firm push. ~ Joann Thomas #quote