Saturday, 26 August 2017

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family. ~ Lee Iacocca #quote

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman. ~ Margaret Fuller #quote

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. ~ Jim Rohn #quote

To advise is easier than to help. ~ #Proverb

God is a verb. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #Quote

I don't create poetry, I create myself, for me my poems are a way to me. ~ Edith Södergran #Quote #Quote

Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz #Quote

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. ~ Twyla Tharp #Quote

The beginning is the half of every action. ~ #Proverb

When love beckons to you follow him. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci #Quote

I don't care to belong to any social organization which will accept me as a member. ~ Groucho Marx #Quote

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. ~ Steve Jobs #Quote

It’s not dying for faith that’s so hard, it’s living up to it. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray #Quote

After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say I want to see the manager. ~ William S. Burroughs #Quote

Some things cost more than you realize. ~ Radiohead #Lyrics

Even castles made from sand fall to the ocean 🌅. ~ Jimi Hendrix #Quote

A promiscuous person is a person who is getting more sex than you are. ~ Victor Lownes #Quote

Nature gave men two ends — one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most. ~ George R. Kirkpatrick #Quote

A nation forgetting its own laughter is in a sad state of affairs ~ Sherry Marie Gallagher #Quote

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. ~ Alan Kay #quote

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. ~  Ancient Indian #Proverb #quote

There is an applause superior to that of the multitudes: one's own. ~ Elizabeth Elton Smith #quote

Love was a rare thing, easily confused with a million other things, and if anybody knew this to be true it was him. ~ Junot Díaz #quote

Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it… ~ Wilferd Peterson #quote

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it. ~ Charles DeLint #quote

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. ~ Jim Morrison #quote

This is what it is the business of the artist to do: art is theft, art is armed robbery, art is not pleasing your mother. ~ Janet Malcolm #quote

Finale Hopper- a young man who arrives after everything is paid for.  #FlapperSlang

I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer. ~ Aryeh Frimer #quote

If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay. #piecesoftruth #quote

You are the last drink I never should drunk, You are the body hidden in the trunk, You are the habit I can't seem to quit, You are my secrets on the front page every week, You are the car I never should have bought, You are the train I never should have caught, You are the cut that makes me hide my face, You are the party that makes me feel my age. ~ Pulp #Lyrics
Faith is an oasis in the heart ❤️ which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

The course of true love never did run smooth. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little impotent, and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope. ~ Voltaire #Quote

Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we'll find it. ~ Sam Levenson #Quote

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. ~ Fred Allen #quote

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~ Carl Bard #quote

The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’ ~ Jeffrey Bezos #quote


There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. ~ Will Rogers #quote

Asked about the fact that Apple's iTunes software for Windows computers was extremely popular, Jobs joked, "It's like giving a glass of ice water to somebody in hell". ~ Walter Isaacson #quote

Learn to appreciate the things you have before time forces you appreciate the things you once had. #piecesoftruth #quote

I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we ever were before. ~ C. JoyBell C. #quote


The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~ Walt Disney #quote

Just exactly what that good life was - the one I expected - I cannot tell you now exactly, though I wouldn't say it has not come to pass, only that much has come in between. ~ Richard Ford #quote

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ~ Robert Orben #quote

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote


Every great film should seem new every time you see it. ~ Roger Ebert #quote

The future you see is the future you get. ~ Robert G Allen #quote

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. ~ Leon Trotsky #quote

Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone see how awesome you are if you can’t see it yourself? ~ Unknown #quote


Its hard to wait around for something you know might never happen; but its harder to give up when you know its everything you want. ~ Unknown #quote

I'll sleep when I'm dead. ~ Warren Zevon #quote

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. ~ H. G. Wells #quote

Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it. ~ Thomas Jefferson #quote

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. #quote


Sunday, 20 August 2017

Everybody Believes in Something


When someone tells you, “You’ve changed,” it might simply be because you’ve stopped living your life their way. #InspirationalQuote

He who cannot howl will not find his pack. ~ Charles Simic #quote

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~ Will Durant #quote

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein. ~ Life’s Little Instruction Book #quote

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. ~ A. A. Milne #quote

Happiness is not something readymade.  It comes from your own actions. ~ Dalai Lama #quote

The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life. ~ Zadie Smith #quote

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

Grove giveth and Gates taketh away. ~ Bob Metcalfe (inventor of Ethernet) #quote on the trend of hardware speedups not being able to keep up with software demands

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. ~ W. Clement Stone #quote

 If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it. ~ Frank Zappa #quote

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein #quote



Happiness is not determined by what’s happening around you, but rather what’s happening inside you. Most people depend on others to gain happiness, but the truth is, it always comes from within. #InspirationalQuote

Nice people don't necessarily fall in love with nice people. ~ Jonathan Franzen #quote

Some people live more in 20 years than others do in 80. It’s not the time that matters, it’s the person. ~ Doctor Who #quotes

Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. ~ Vincent Van Gogh #quote

It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction. ~ Doris Lessing #quote


When you choose to see the good in others, you end up finding the good in yourself. #piecesoftruth #quote

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli #quote, The Prince

Voices echo this is what salvation must be like after a while ~ Bob Dylan #quotes

One of the most important keys to Success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you don't feel like doing it. ~ Unknown #quote

Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes #quote

A clever man commits no minor blunders. ~ Goethe #quote

The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up. ~ Mark Twain #quote

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable. ~ Denis Waitley #quote

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it. ~ Dr. PhilI #quote


If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? ~ Scott Adams #quote

The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another. ~ Alexander Graham Bell #quote

It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.  #oneliner

Logic is in the eye of the logician. ~ Gloria Steinem #quote

Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this, that you are dreadfully like other people. ~ James Russell Lowell  #quote

Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it. ~ Salma Hayek #quote

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

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. it means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections. ~ Unknown #quote

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man. ~ Professor Scott Elledge #Quote on his retirement from Cornell

Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else. ~ Mark Twain #Quote

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders ~ Foster’s Law #Quote

Obscenity is whatever gives the Judge an erection. ~ Anon #Quote

If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal. ~ Emma Goldman #Quote

I fear nothing, I hope nothing, I am free. ~ Nikos Kazatzakis #Quote

Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky #Quote

Two thirds of Americans can't do fractions. The other half, just don't care. ~ Author Unknown #Quote


It is only possible to live happily-ever-after on a day-to-day basis. ~ Margaret Bonnano #Quote

We were together. I forget the rest. ~ Walt Whitman #Quote

Solitude is the ally of sorrow as well as a companion of spiritual exaltation. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. #piecesoftruth #quote

Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, use that something to support their own existence. ~ Frank Zappa  #quote

I am increasingly afflicted by vertigo where words mean nothing. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil. ~ Plato #quote

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. ~ André Gide #quote

Pisan zapra (Malay): The time needed to eat a banana. #WordsWeNeedInEnglish


Monday, 14 August 2017

But a Dream within a Dream

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. ~ Erica Jong #quote

When you choose to see the good in others, you end up finding the good in yourself. #InspirationalQuote

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain. ~ John Adams #quote

Politics have no relation to morals. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli #quote

I write because I've always written, can't stop. I am a writing animal. The way a silk worm is a silk-producing animal. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

There's something about sitting alone in the dark that reminds you how big the world really is, and how far apart we all are. ~ Kami Garcia #Quote

The more you can dream, the more you can do. ~ Michael Korda #Quote

No answer is also an answer. ~ #Proverb

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. ~ P. J.O'Rourke #Quote

Every ten years a man should give himself a good kick in the pants. ~ Edward Steichen #Quote

Love is real, real is love. ~ John Lennon #Quote

I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of them. Not all. ~ Neil Gaiman #Quote

People can hate on you for doing what it is that makes you happy, but ultimately, it has to belong to you. It shouldn't matter what anyone else thinks. Life is not easy. The road to happiness is not a path well trotted. You have to find your own path to enlightenment. ~ Jamie Campbell Bower #Quote

He makes his home where the living is best. ~ #Proverb

One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?
~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote



Misfortune shows those who are not really friends. ~ Aristotle #quote

You'll find, my friend, that what you love will take you places you never dreamed you'd go. ~ Tony Kushner #quote

When ideas fail, words come in very handy. ~ Goethe #quote

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. ~ Robert Frost #quote

Life, n.: A whim of several billion cells to be you for a while #cleverquotes

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me. ~ Ayn Rand #quote

Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book. ~ Patti Smith #quote

Everything has been figured out, except how to live. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre #quote

A chord, stronger or weaker, is snapped asunder in every parting, and time’s busy fingers are not practiced in re-splicing broken ties. Meet again you may; will it be in the same way? With the same sympathies? With the same sentiments? Will the souls, hurrying on in diverse paths, unite once more, as if the interval had been a dream? Rarely, rarely! ~ Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton #Quote

Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation. ~ Edward R. Murrow #Quote

Bows and flows of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air and feather canyons everywhere, I've looked at clouds 🌤 that way. ~ Joni Mitchell; Judy Collins #lyrics

A day is Eternity's seed, and we are its Gardeners. ~ Erika Harris #Quote

To rob a field is chivalry; Who kills the body he must die, Who kills the spirit he goes free. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

Never underestimate a child’s ability to get into more trouble. ~ Martin Mull #quote

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. ~ Gordon R. Dickson #quote

I like to keep my issues drawn, it’s always darkest before the dawn. ~ Florence Welch  #quote

As soon as anyone starts telling you to be realistic, cross that person off your invitation list. ~ John Eliot #quote

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ~ Charles Darwin #quote

Inside the museums, infinity goes up on trial ~ Bob Dylan #quotes

Unlimited economic growth has the marvellous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists. ~ Noam Chomsky #Quote

Be unpredictable, be real, be interesting. Tell a good story. ~ James Dashner #Quote

Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism. ~ Leo Buscaglia #Quote

What's the three words you never want to hear while making love? 'Honey, I'm home!' ~ Ken Hammond #Quote

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #Quote

God created music 🎶 as a common language for all men. ~ Khalil Gibran #Quote

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. #InspirationalQuote

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. ~ Les Brown #quote

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life. ~ Frank Zappa #quote

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. ~ C. MalesHerbert s #quote

Your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude. ~ Zig Ziglar #quote

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. ~ Dalai Lama #quote


You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer #quote

I have read your book and much like it. ~ Moses Hadas #quote

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself. ~ Anart is Nin #quote

Inspiration exists, but it must find you working. ~ Pablo Picasso

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. ~ Steve Jobs #quote


Enthralment - Is a state of intense rapture; something that captures all your attention and elevates your mood to tremendous heights. #PsychologicalStates

Be happy. Be yourself. If others don’t like it, then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody. #InspirationalQuote

It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. ~ Carl Sagan #quote

The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it. ~ Edith Wharton #quote

Ilunga means ‘a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time’.  #WordsWeNeedInEnglish