Thursday, 8 June 2017

Focus on the Journey




The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo #quote

We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge. ~ Unknown #quote

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Flamenco, from the Spanish name for a Fleming (i.e.someone from Flanders). ~ #ENGwordorigins

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. ~ Mother Teresa #quote

You can never get enough of what you don't really want. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

It is your concern when your neighbour's wall is on fire. #cleverquotes

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. ~ Walter Bagehot #quote




I don't have a solution but I admire the problem. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Before borrowing money 💰 from a friend decide which you need most. ~ #Proverb

Another way of approaching the thing is to consider it unnamed, unnamable. ~ Francis Ponge #Quote

Some days there won't be a song in your heart ❤️. Sing anyway. ~ Emory Austin #Quote

A heart ❤️ that loves is always young. ~ #Proverb

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few. ~ Shunryu Suzuki #Quote

The more civilized man becomes, the more he needs and craves a great background of forest wildness, to which he may return like a contrite prodigal from the husks of an artificial life. ~ Ellen Burns Sherman #Quote

Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time ⏳ takes time ⏳. The only way to fail at life is to abstain. ~ Johanna de Silentio #Quote

I tried switching to gum but I couldn't keep it lit. ~ Author Unknown #Quote

I may be justifying my pockets of chaos, but I will always choose people over perfection and the heart ❤️ over task and tidy. ~ Betsy Cañas Garmon #Quote

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas. ~ Donatella Versace #Quote

Quack can be traced to the Dutch kwaksalver, literally someone who hawked ointments. ~ #ENGwordorigins

A sage steers by the bright light of confusion and doubt. ~ Chuang Tzu #quote


There is no justification for public interference with purely private concerns. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

I looked up 'standard' in the dictionary. There are eleven different definitions. ~ Dave Winer #quote

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do.  And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down.'  ~ Bob Newhart #quote



The only real failure in life is the failure to try. ~ Unknown #quote

Walnut, a modern rendering of the Old English walhnutu ('foreign nut'), so known because it grew mainly in Italy. ~ #ENGwordorigins

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do that. Because what the world needs is people that come alive ~ Howard Thurman #quote


We’ve all been here forever. Every bit of matter we see has been here since the beginning of time and it always will be. #factoid

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love. ~ Henry Miller #quote

Elementary, my dear Watson. ~ The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes #LinesFromMovies


It's easy to stop making mistakes. Just stop having ideas. ~ Unknown #quote

Government is basically a parasite, and if the host doesn't grow, then government suffers. ~ Jeb Bush #quote

What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. ~ Unknown #quote



That’s the price of studying to learn a profession or trade, and then working for money. Most people become a slave to money… and then get angry at their boss. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki #quote

Success and happiness are not destinations, they are exciting, never-ending journeys. ~ Zig Ziglar #quote

Watches are so named as a reminder — if you don't watch carefully what you do with your time ⏳, it will slip away from you. ~ Drew Sirtors #Quote

The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not. ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote

Art is what you find when the ruins are cleared away  ~ Karen Porter  #quote

 The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. ~ H. L. Mencken #quote

Be enthusiastic. Remember the placebo effect — 30% of medicine is showbiz. ~ Ronald Spark #Quote

Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven. ~ Mary Baker Eddy #Quote

Coffee beans drying in the sun

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. ~ Democritus  #quote

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. ~ Greg Anderson #quote

Most good thinking has its origin in fear. ~ Alain De Botton #quote

Antique dealer seeks attractive young woman interested in one nightstand. ~ Robert Skoglund #quote

To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping. ~ Chinese #Proverb

One man with courage makes a majority. ~  Andrew Jackson #quote

Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre #quote