Saturday, 13 May 2017

Do Not Go Crazy a Lot

We had no use for the policy of the Gospels, 'if someone slaps you, just turn the other cheek.' We had shown that anyone who slapped us on our cheek would get his head kicked off. ~ Nikita Khrushchev #quote

As a computer, I find your faith in technology amusing. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

How do you spell school? P-R-I-S-O-N. ~ Unknown #quote

For marriage to be success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end. ~ Catherine Zeta-Jones in InStyle #quote

Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it. ~ Christopher Hitchens #quote


Every day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer #quote

Anyone who uses the phrase "easy as taking candy from a baby" has never tried taking candy from a baby. #cleverquotes

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

Thought-crime does not entail death: thought-crime is death. ~ George Orwell, 1984 #quote

Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust. #wordorigins

An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible. ~ Unknown #quote

The majority of European children born in 2013 will live to see the year 2100. #factoid

Everything that is wonderful about life doesn’t cost a penny, and the rest is way cheaper than you think it is. ~ Benny Lewis #quote

We are never more discontented than when we are discontented with ourselves. ~ Unknown #quote

One of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them: It is a well known fact, that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. Anyone who is capable of getting themselves into a position of power should on no account be allowed to do the job. Another problem with governing people is people. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour. ~ Unknown #quote

Resistentialism ~ n. The theory that certain inanimate objects hate humans. #ExquisiteWords

As a rule, dictatorships guarantee safe streets and terror of the doorbell. In democracy the streets may be unsafe after dark, but the most likely visitor in the early hours will be the milkman. ~ Adam Michnik #quote

Confessions may be good for the soul, but they are bad for the reputation. #cleverquotes

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. ~ Unknown #quote

I can hire half the working class to kill the other half. ~ Jay Gould #quote

Joy is one of the only emotions you can't contrive. ~ BONO in USA Today #quote

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. ~ Carl Jung #quote


Do not go crazy a lot.  It's a waste of time.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Confidence in nonsense is a requirement for the creative process. ~ Unknown #quote

There is nothing more to be said or to be done to-night, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellow men. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle #quote

You are so young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as judge of the highest matters.~ Plato #quote


Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave. ~ William Knox #quote

The best evidence of a mind is when you change it ~ Roger Scruton #quote

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith #quote

Lilac, which comes from the Persian nilak, meaning ''of a bluish shade". ~ #ENGwordorigins

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.~ Oliver Wendell Holmes #quote


Whatever is rejected from the self appears in the world as an event. ~ Carl Jung #quote

There are things man was not meant to know and, alas, I already know too many of them. ~ Dan Lyke #quote

Some people say I have a bad attitude; Those people are stupid. ~ Unknown #quote

Gigil ~ The urge you get to pinch cheeks or cuddle things has a Filipino name: gigil. #WordsWeNeedInEnglish

True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes. ~ Unknown #quote


The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited. ~ Unknown #quote

Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view. ~ Unknown #quote

Speak when you are angry, and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret. ~ Laurence J. Peter #quote

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. ~ Gerry Spence #quote


Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~ Swami Sivananda  #quote

What doesn't kill us will only require short hospitalization. ~ Unknown #quote

The ageing process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. ~ Doug Larson #quote

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity. ~ Tom Stoppard #quote