Saturday, 29 July 2017

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright



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Charles Henry Bennett (London, 1828–2 April 1867) was a prolific Victorian illustrator who pioneered techniques in comic illustration. He wrote illustrated stories and illustrated many children's books including his own version of Aesop's Fables "translated into Human Nature". His work also appeared in Punch and other comic magazines and newspapers. He died in poverty at the age of 37.


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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The Gods Too are Fond of a Joke

We sit here stranded, though we’re all doin’ our best to deny it ~ Bob Dylan #quotes

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale. ~ Zig Ziglar #quote

Don't use a big word where a diminutive one will suffice.  #oneliner

I only know how to do things 3 ways: the WRONG way, the RIGHT way, and MY way. Which is really the WRONG way, only faster! ~ Author Unknown #Quote


Dying seems less sad than having lived too little. ~ Gloria Steinem #Quote

The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking. ~ Albert Einstein #Quote

The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #Quote

Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint. ~ Banksy #Quote, Wall and Piece

If the sky falls, hold up your hands. ~ Author Unknown #Quote

There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it. ~ Henry Moore #Quote

All that spirits desire, spirits attain. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote

Bolt up the door, the future is coming. ~ Misfits, Death Comes Ripping #lyrics

Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box. ~ Italian Proverb #Quote

There is no greater impotence in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you. ~ Norman Mailer #Quote

There is no one who does not exaggerate. In conversation, men are encumbered with personality, and talk too much. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #Quote

Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do. #piecesoftruth #quote

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ~ Les Brown #quote

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think. ~ Niels Bohr #quote

Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. ~ Ambrose Redmoon #quote

The truth is more important than the facts. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

Anyone can come into your life and say how much they love you. It takes someone really special to stay in your life and show how much they love you. #InspirationalQuote

In life, if you don’t risk anything, you risk everything. #piecesoftruth #quote


May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won’t. ~ George Patton #quote

There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear.  In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. ~ John Cage #quote

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. ~ Martin Fraquhar Tupper #quote

This is who I am, right here, right now, all right? All that counts is here and now, and this is me! ~ Doctor Who #quotes


There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be… ~ John Lennon #quote

People see everything through the lens of their obsessions. ~ Francine Prose #quote

We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true. ~ Robert Wilensky #quote

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily. ~ Zig Ziglar #quote

Your friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you. ~ Elbert Hubbard #quote

Our destiny hides among our free choices, disguised as the free-est of all. ~ Robert Brault #Quote

It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money 💰 writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it. ~ W.H. Auden #Quote

To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment. ~ George Lansdowne #Quote

Everything becomes symbol and irony when you've been betrayed ~ Jay McInerney #quote

You can go anywhere you want if you look serious and carry a clipboard. #cleverquotes

What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while. #piecesoftruth #quote

In this world, there is a kind of painful progress. Longing for what we've left behind, and dreaming ahead. ~ Tony Kushner #quote

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate. ~ Thomas Jones #quote

The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. ~ Lucille Ball #quote

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. ~ Confucious #quote

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~ Henry Ford #quote

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. ~ H. G. Wells #quote

Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera. ~ James Stephens #quote

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. ~ H. L. Mencken #quote


You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. ~ Ayn Rand #quote

You become what you believe. ~ Oprah Winfrey #quote

That is the saving grace of humour. If you fail no one is laughing at you. ~ A. Whitney Brown #quote

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. ~ Isaac Asimov #quote


The best revenge is massive success. ~ Frank Sinatra #quote

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. ~ Antoine de Saint Exupery #quote

The gods too are fond of a joke. ~ Aristotle #quote

When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. #piecesoftruth #quote

The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people. ~ Lucille S. Harper #quote

If you don't pray in my school, I won't think in your church. #cleverquotes

Don’t think of cost. Think of value. #piecesoftruth #quote

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth #quote

Tatemae and Honne (Japanese): What you pretend to believe and what you actually believe, respectively #WordsWeNeedInEnglish

Conscience is the dog that can't bite, but never stops barking. ~ #Proverb

For when we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Your prayer can be poetry, and poetry can be your prayer. ~ Terri Guillemets #Quote

But the man who hears and understands we call mad, and flee from him. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

If you must choose between two evils, pick the one you've never tried before. #oneliner

A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. ~  Ansel Adam #quote

Sometimes you can do things for others that you can't do for yourself. ~ A.M. Homes #quote

While you’re busy looking for the perfect person, you’ll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy. #piecesoftruth

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. ~ Vince Lombardi #quote

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. #quote

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. ~ Mark Twain #quote

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. ~ John D. Rockefeller #quote


Learn to love yourself first, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you. #InspirationalQuote

The boy admonished himself for wanting everything to be a story. And now realized that some journeys were not stories. On some journeys, nothing really happened. You just kept taking steps. ~ Pete Hamill #quote

Change your thoughts and you change your world. ~ Norman Vincent Peale #quote

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. ~ Christopher Hampton #quote


Saturday, 22 July 2017