Saturday, 25 March 2017

Be Loyal

HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The term "devil's advocate" comes from the Roman Catholic church. When deciding if someone should be sainted, a devil's advocate is always appointed to give an alternative view. #factoid

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. ~ John Ray #quotes

You are good in countless ways and you are not evil when you are not good . ~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet #quote

PRESENTABLE, adj. Hideously appareled after the manner of the time and place.~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Silence is golden but shouting is fun. #oneliners

When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour. #factoid

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. ~ Phyllis Diller #quote

It is difficult but not impossible to conduct strictly honest business. What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Before you point your fingers be sure your hands are clean. #oneliners

Passion: A feeling you feel when you feel a feeling you've never felt before. ~ Andrew Edgerton #quote

Pure Socialism: You have two cows. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else's cows. You have to take care of all the cows. The government gives you all the milk you need. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. ~ Japanese #Proverb

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. ~ Mother Teresa #quote

Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it. ~ Tallulah Bankhead #quote

Being Australian is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer, and then travelling home, grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American shows on a Japanese TV. #oneliners

Philosophy is common sense with big words. ~ James Madison #quote

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. ~ Vincent Van Gogh #quotes

A tax is a fine for doing well. #oneliners

Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You can't do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

What If There Were No Hypothetical Questions #bumperstickers

In dreams begins responsibility. ~ William Butler Yeats #quote

The best way to get back on your feet: miss a car payment. #oneliners

Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong. ~ Peter T. Mcintyre #quote

Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can? ~ Sun Tzu #quotes

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~ Plato #humanNature

Science is simply common sense at its best. That is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic. ~ Thomas Huxley #quote

I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure #bumperstickers

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate. #oneliners

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ~ Henry Ford #quote

We should keep so close to the facts that we never have to remember the second time what we said the first time. ~ F. Marion Smith #quote

Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when you know when to say yes, when to say no, and when to say WHOOPEE! #JustaJoke

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. ~ John Wooden #quote

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself. #factoid

BIGOT, n. One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Be loyal. #aDogsAdvice

As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. ~  Ellen Perry Berkeley #quotes #cats

Monarchy: You have two cows. You give some milk to the King/Queen. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

Housework is something you do that nobody notices until you don't do it. #oneliners

ELOQUENCE, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the colour that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any colour appear white. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Charles Lindbergh took only four sandwiches with him on his famous transatlantic flight. #factoid

KLEPTOMANIAC, n. A rich thief. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

If all the misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion most people would be contented to take their own and depart. ~ Socrates #quote

A great artist is always before his time or behind it. ~ George Edward Moore #quotes

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline. ~ Harvey Mackay #quote

We need men who can dream of things that never were. ~ John F. Kennedy #quote