Saturday, 8 July 2017

It's Easy to Get Lost in Thought



Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ~  Theodore Roosevelt #quote

Stand up for what you believe in, even if you're standing alone. ~ Unknown #quote

That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. ~ Unknown #quote

I am who I am and that's all I can be. ~ Unknown #quote






Socrates seems to be the philosophical napkin with which the ensuing cultural thinkers of history wipe their mouths of pedantic ooze. ~ Unknown #quote

Spinner dolphins sleep in pairs, one with the left hemisphere asleep, the other with the right.  They each keep watch with one eye and half a brain. They are known to sleep-mate for life. #factoid

It's easy to get lost in thought if it's not familiar territory to you. ~ Unknown #quote

The distinction between past, present, and future has only the significance of a stubborn illusion. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine. ~ Irsin Edman #quote

Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.~ Beverly Sills #quote

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. ~ Frank A. Clark #quote

He who ceases to learn cannot adequately teach. ~ Unknown #quote

Cuddling releases Oxytocin which helps speed healing and recovery from physical wounds. #factoid

I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger. #ModernObservations

We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph. ~ Elie Wiesel #quote

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress. ~ Thomas A. Edison #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

The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what is missing is the eyebrows. ~ Frank Zappa #quote


Organized people are just too lazy to go look for it. ~ Unknown #quote

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?'  ~ Erwin Chargaff #quote

How can I tell what I think 'till I see what I say ~ E.M. Forster #quote

Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is. ~ Saul Bellow #quote


It is better to aim for the stars and hit the moon, than to aim for the trees,and hit the ground.~ Suzanne Oggenfuss #quote

Whenever you feel ‘short’ or in ‘need’ of something, give what you want first and it will come back in buckets. That is true for money, a smile, love, friendship. I know it is often the last thing a person may want to do, but it has always worked for me. I just trust that the principle of reciprocity is true, and I give what I want. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki #quote

Butterflies can taste with their feet. #factoid

Life is full of surprises and serendipity. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success. If you try to plan every step, you may miss those wonderful twists and turns. Just find your next adventure - do it well, enjoy it - and then, not now, think about what comes next. ~  Condoleeza Rice #quote


The chances of you (as opposed to someone else) being born is about 1 in 40 million. #factoid

Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You'll realize this as soon as they are born and start using sleep deprivation to break you. ~ Ray Romano #quote

Travel brings power and love back into your life. ~ Rumi #quote

Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty, and you can wear them forever. #ModernObservations

I figure somewhere between kid number one and number seven, I must have learned a few things. ~ Mel Gibson in McCall's #quote

Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey. ~ Alex Noble #quote

Coleslaw: Supposedly eaten in ancient Rome, it comes from the Dutch kool-salade (''cabbage salad"). ~ #ENGwordorigins

There's more to boxing than hitting. There's not getting hit, for instance. ~ George Foreman in Guideposts #quote




It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand in your shoe. ~ Unknown #quote

We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate. ~ Kin Hubbard #quote

It's only terrorism if they do it to us. When we do much worse to them, it's not terrorism. ~ Noam Chomsky, #quote

A computer's attention span is as long as it's power cord. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ~  Robert Louis Stevenson  #quote

Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. ~ Dandemis #quote

His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle #quote





Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. ~ Samuel Butler  #quote

The more you can increase fear of drugs, crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all of the people. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

PMS: Pass My Shotgun. ~ Unknown #quote

A conclusion is simply the place where you got tired of thinking. ~ #PearlsOfWisdom

Don't be too self-critical or too self-congratulatory.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Parents spend the first part of our lives teaching us to walk and talk, and the rest of it telling us to sit down and shut up. #cleverquotes

First thing first, but not necessarily in that order. ~ Dr. Who, Meglos #quote

Cyberspace is - or can be - a good, friendly and egalitarian place to meet. ~ Douglas Adams #quote



Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable ~ Dwight D Eisenhower #quote

The Beatles used the word “love” 613 times in their songs throughout their career. #factoid

I think the freezer deserves a light as well. #Modern-Observations

Houses had thatched roofs and it was the only place for animals to get warm. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals fell off the roof... thus It's raining cats and dogs. #wordorigins

What's wrong with sentimental? Sentimental means you like stuff. ~ Paul McCartney #quote

A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana. #factoid

Don't expect your children to love you, so they can, if they want to.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett