Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Specious Show of Impeccability

Pledged with enthusiastic fervor #literaryExpression

Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. ~ #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

Don't walk away when I'm talking to you! #Momism

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows. ~ Aristotle Onassis #quote

How far you go in life is determined by how tender you are with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with those striving, and tolerant with the weak and strong, because some day in life you will have been all of them. #oneliners

Bite Your Tongue: To avoid talking. #ENGidiom

Cock and Bull Story: An unbelievable tale. #ENGidiom

No room to swing a cat #englishlanguageidiom

If you are supposed to learn from your mistakes, why do some people have more than one child? #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

The intrusive question faded #literaryExpression

The important thing is to not stop questioning. ~ Albert Einstein, 1879-1955 #quote

When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package. ~ John Ruskin, author #quote

The vision fled him #literaryExpression
Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. ~ Carl Jung #quote

Days of vague and fantastic melancholy #literaryExpression

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. ~ John D. Rockefeller (1874-1960) #quote
GENEROUS, adj. Originally this word meant noble by birth and was rightly applied to a great multitude of persons. It now means noble by nature and is taking a bit of a rest. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

A faintly quizzical look came into his incisive stare #literaryExpression

Forgiveness is like the fragrance a flower gives after it's been stepped on. #oneliners

A face singularly acute and intelligent #literaryExpression

The gray air rang and rippled with lark music #literaryExpression

Never Bite The Hand That Feeds You: Don't hurt anyone that helps you. #ENGidiom

Her voice had the coaxing inflections of a child #literaryExpression

Specious show of impeccability #literaryExpression

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at her. ~ David Brinkley #quote

The hinted sweetness of the challenge aroused him #literaryExpression

COMMENDATION, n The tribute that we pay to achievements that resembles, but do not equal, our own. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote
If you know what to do to reach your goal, it's not a big enough goal. ~ Bob Proctor, speaker and author #quote

The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice. #factoid

Black inky night #literaryExpression

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt #quote

He made the politest of monosyllabic replies #literaryExpression

The Weddell seal can travel underwater for seven miles without surfacing for air. #factoid

He evinced his displeasure by a contemptuous sneer or a grim scowl #literaryExpression

His whole face was lighted with a fierce enthusiasm #literaryExpression

Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a slingshot. #IwantToGoBackInTime
Let no thought linger in your mind that you would be ashamed to let out of your mouth. ~ Anne Cetas #quote

Petulant: rude, ill humored #ExquisiteAdjectives

NEIGHBOR, n. One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who does all he knows how to make us disobedient. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Suddenly overawed by a strange, delicious shyness #literaryExpression