Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Forbidden Fruits Create Many Jams

We are such stuff
As dreams are made on ~
William Shakespeare #quote

ENCOMIAST, n. A special (but not particular) kind of liar. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

If  there are only two people in a locker room, they will have  adjacent lockers. #lifelaws

LOCK-AND-KEY, n. The distinguishing device of civilization and enlightenment. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

I am interested in politics so that one day I will not have to be interested in politics. ~ Ayn Rand #humanNature

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant #humanNature





Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge. ~ Kristen Stendahl #quote

Sometimes it's more important to be human, than to have good taste. ~ Brecht #quote

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Youth wastes away, but immaturity can last a lifetime. #oneliners

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. ~ Joseph Joubert #quote

The imagination of nature is far, far greater than the imagination of man. ~ Richard Feynman #quote

You speak as if this is a good world with a little evil in it. Rubbish. It's a hellish one where the best a man can do is put a little sanity back and look after his own. ~ David Hewson, Macbeth: A Novel #quote

To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me. ~ Charles William Stubbs #quote

You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

The pent-up intolerance of years of repression #literaryExpression


Forbidden fruits create many jams #bumperstickers

Beelzebub, another name for the devil, is Hebrew for "Lord of the Flies", and this is where the book's title comes from. #factoid

Change Is Inevitable, Except From A Vending Machine #bumperstickers




Analyzing humour is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. ~ E.B. White #quote

The Les Nessman character on the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati wore a band-aid in every episode. Either on himself, his glasses, or his clothing. #factoid

Smokers are productive, but death cuts efficiency #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines



DISCRIMINATE, v.i. To note the particulars in which one person or thing is, if possible, more objectionable than another. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You can't tell which way the train went by looking at the track. #oneliners



Dolphins sleep with one eye open. #factoid

One cool judgement is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat. ~ Woodrow Wilson Speech January 29, 1916 in Pittsburgh #quote
In all Thénardier's outpourings, the words and gestures, the fury blazing in his eyes, this explosion of an evil nature brazenly exposed, the mixture of bravado and abjectness, arrogance, pettiness, rage, absurdity; the hodgepodge of genuine distress, and lying sentiment, the shamelessness of a vicious man rejoicing in viciousness, the bare crudity of an ugly soul -- in this eruption of all suffering and hatred there was something which was hideous as evil itself and still as poignant as truth. ~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables #quote


Great minds have great purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. ~ Washington Irving, author #quote

GENEALOGY, n. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it. ~ Errol Flynn #famouslastwords