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 ThΓ©nardier'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 MisΓ©rables #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