Saturday, 13 April 2013

And I May be Obliged to Defend

Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true. ~ #Proverb from Poland

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

You can outdistance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you. ~ #Proverb from Rwanda

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor. ~ #Proverb from Benin

Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it. ~ Woody Allen #quote

And I may be obliged to defend / Every love, every ending ~ Paul Simon #lyrics

Weeds never perish. ~ #Proverb from Belgium

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument. ~ William Gibbs McAdoo #quote

...I should never be left alone with my mind for too long. ~ Libba Bray #quote

ROSS: Wanna hear something weird? / PHOEBE: Always. ~ Friends #linesfromTV

Those who understand history are condemned to watch other idiots repeat it. ~ Peter Lamborn Wilson #quote

All Moanday, Tearday, Wailsday, Thumpsday, Frightday, Shatterday. ~ James Joyce #quote

A closed mind is like a closed book, just a block of wood. ~ Chinese #proverb

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. ~ Aristophanes #quote

When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow. ~ Ursula K. LeGuin #quote
Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life. ~ Paulo Coelho #quote

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. ~ Francis Bacon #quote

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness! ~ Abraham Maslow #quote

The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves. ~ V.S. Naipaul #quote

Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. ~ Philip K. Dick #quote

PETER:  Hey, anybody got a quarter? / BILL GATES: What's a quarter? ~ Family Guy #linesfromTV

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. ~ St. Francis de Sales #quote

I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting. ~ Tom Stoppard #quote

Poverty is the worst form of violence. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn. ~ Jim Morrison #quote

The world owes us nothing; we owe each other the world. ~ Ani DeFranco #quote

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

The cruelest lies are often told in silence. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another Direction ~ Douglas MacArthur #quote

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. ~ Erich Fromm #quote

Why pretend to be something you're not? If you have to be someone, be someone no one else is. ~ Terry Brooks #quote

The beginning is always today. ~ Mary Shelley #quote

Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out.~ Korean #Proverb

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~ William Arthur Ward #quote

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.  ~ Carrie Fisher #quote

Speak against unconscious oppression / Speak against the tyranny of the unimaginative / Speak against bonds. ~ Ezra Pound #quote

MIKE: I just thank God I'm an atheist! ~ All in the Family #linesfromTV

Vision without execution is hallucination. ~ Thomas A. Edison #quote