Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Music is Said to Be the Speech of Angels


Work is the least important thing and family is the most important. ~ Jerry Seinfeld in TV Guide #quote

English is the preacher's language because it lets you talk until you think of what to say. ~ Garrison Keillor #quote

Do not smart off to a policeman.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. ~ Jonathan Swift #quote

Every year the Netherlands sends 20,000 tulip bulbs to Canada to thank them for their aid in the Second World War. #factoid

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact. ~ George Eliot #quote

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. ~ Maya Angelou  #quote

Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous. ~ Albert Einstein #Quote

People seem to think if they dress like a revolutionary they don't actually have to behave like one. ~ Banksy #Quote, Wall and Piece

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. ~ H. L. Mencken #Quote


Love life.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical. ~ Arthur C. Clarke #quote

Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams. ~ Unknown #quote

If you can find humour in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

Namby-pamby. ~ Nickname of the 18th-century poet Ambrose Phillips, coined by the satirist Henry Carey because of his sentimental verses ~ #ENGwordorigins

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. ~ Unknown #quote

Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

Unfortunately, you can’t vote the rascals out, because you never voted them in, in the first place ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

Words are of course the most powerful drugs used by mankind ~ Rudyard Kipling #quote

Nothing is so fatiguing than the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task ~ William James #quote

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

When you’re at the bank, fill out your own deposit slip. Bank tellers don’t want to do it for you. #thingsthatshouldberules


If people think you're bad, you might as well be bad. It's more fun than being good. ~ Kinsey Millhone #quote

Feelings are real and legitimate; children behave and misbehave for a reason, even if adults cannot figure it out. ~ Unknown #quote

Live to the point of tears. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Higher beings from outer space may not want to tell us the secrets of life, because we're not ready. But maybe they'll change their tune after a little torture! ~ Jack Handey #quote

There's a pinch of the madman in every great man. ~ Unknown #quote

Ultimately, property rights and personal rights are the same thing. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust. ~ Samuel Johnson #quote

I'm facing everything by myself with nothing but tears and a fake smile. ~ Unknown #quote

Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes. ~ Unknown #quote

Do not take the agenda that someone else has mapped out for your life. ~ John C. Maxwell #quote

There are people, ombrophiles, who have a passionate love for rain. #factoid

The giving up of personality traits, well-established patterns of behaviour, ideologies, and even whole life styles...these are major forms of giving up that are required if one is to travel very far on the journey of life. ~ M. Scott Peck #quote


If you're not making anybody mad you're not getting anything done. ~ Col. Paul McNicol, USMC #quote

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. ~ Marcus Aurelius Antoninus #Quote

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

There are people who love you dearly, but just don’t know how to show it. #LifeLessons

We aim above the mark, to hit the mark. Every act hath some falsehood of exaggeration in it. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #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

Why worry about what might or might not happen when the heart ❤️ is longing only to drink in the breath of this moment? ~ Cathy Ginter #Quote

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes πŸ‘πŸ‘ close. ~ Pablo Neruda #Quote

Humour has a way of bringing people together. It unites people. In fact, I'm rather serious when I suggest that someone should plant a few whoopee cushions in the United Nations. ~ Ron Dentinger #Quote

Age-otori - Is looking worse after a haircut. #WordsWeNeedInEnglish

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ~ Reggie Leach #quote


Our good time is sitting in a coffee shop with a newspaper, writing a line on the back of a napkin. That is the most fun comedians ever have. ~ Jerry Seinfeld in TV Guide #quote

Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious. ~ Unknown #quote

Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.~ Dorothy Sarnoff #quote

The course of life is unpredictable... no one can write his autobiography in advance. ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel #Quote

A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honour. ~ #Proverb


Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

When you set out on your journey to Ithaca, pray that the road is long, full of adventure, full of knowledge. ~ Constantine Peter Cavafy #quote

If you think someone is beautiful, tell them they are beautiful. It doesn’t mean you want to have sex with them. #thingsthatshouldberules

He who walks with the lame learns how to limp. ~ #Proverb

Hey, I’ve got nothing to do today but smile. ~ Paul Simon, "Only Living Boy in New York" #Quote

Save a thief from the gallows and he will cut your throat. ~ #Proverb


Music is said to be the speech of angels: in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the infinite. ~ Thomas Carlyle #quote

Magic's never what you expect it to be, but it's often what you need.~ Charles de Lint #quote

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. ~ Stephen Covey #quote

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. ~ Mother Teresa #quote

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames ~ Rumi #quote

Food, love, mother and career: the four basic guilt groups. ~ Cathy Gusiewite #quote

Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness. Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation. ~ Andre Gide  #quote

You can't prepare for where the truth will take you. ~ Unknown #quote

Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. ~  Carl Sandburg #quote

Don't stay angry about anything for more than a week, but don't forget what made you angry.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Penguins only have one mate their entire life and “propose” by giving their mate a pebble. #factoid