Saturday, 20 May 2017

...For all that is Life

Not all scars show, not all wounds heal. Sometimes you can't always see the pain someone feels. ~ Unknown #quote

Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others. ~ Unknown #quote

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

I used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Be yourself, everyone else is taken. ~ Unknown #quote

Male puppies, when playing with female puppies, will intentionally let the female win. #factoid

What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other? ~ George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) #quote

Don’t automatically reply, “I know” every time someone points out you’re wrong. You just come off as insecure. #thingsthatshouldberules

I read somewhere that 77 per cent of all the mentally ill live in poverty.  Actually, I'm more intrigued by the 23 per cent who are apparently doing quite well for themselves.  ~ Jerry Garcia #quote

Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets and then teams up with three complete to kill again. ~ Marin Paper TV listing for The Wizard of Oz #quote

Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.~ Mark Twain #quote

Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote

We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. #factoid

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. ~ Vernon Sanders Law #quote

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. ~ George Sewell #quote

No, life cannot be understood flat on a page. It has to be lived; a person has to get out of his head, has to fall in love, has to memorize poems, has to jump off bridges into rivers, has to stand in an empty desert and whisper sonnets under his breath... We get one story, you and I, and one story alone. God has established the elements, the setting and the climax and resolution. It would be a crime not to venture out, wouldn't it? ~ Donald Miller #quote

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. ~ Chinese #Proverb

If you spell out numbers in order, the first time you get to the letter “a” is at one-thousand. #factoid

Smile -- It's the second best thing you can do with your lips. ~ Unknown #quote

We need not stride resolutely towards catastrophe, merely because those are the marching orders. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening all at once. ~ Unknown #quote

Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse. ~ Unknown #quote

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. ~ Marilyn vos Savant #quote

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions, all life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

That tax is theoretically best which interferes least with business. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

Many people go far in life because someone else thought they could. ~ John C. Maxwell #quote

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. ~ Rumi #quote

Donuts - Is there anything they can't do? ~ Homer Simpson (Matt Groening's creation) #quote

Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask "Where have I gone wrong?" Then a voice says to me "This is going to take more than one night". ~ Unknown #quote

With our horseless carriages, flying robots, space travel, long-distance communication at the speed of light, cloning, lasers, connection to people all over the world, we are living in the future people dreamed of. #factoid

You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day. #ModernObservations

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you. ~ Bert Leston Taylor #quote

You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti #quote

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. ~ George Eliot #quote

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind. ~ Leonardo da Vinci #quote

The individual's most vital need is to prove his worth, and this usually means an insatiable hunger for action. For it is only the few who can acquire a sense of worth by developing and employing their capacities and talents. The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote