Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Despite What They Tell You

First 2 signs courtesy of our daughter in Canada
I just loved being divorced from my own wretchedness. ~ Beth Henley #quote

We have no choice but to be guilty. God is unthinkable if we are innocent. ~ Archibald MacLeish #quote

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground. ~ David Icke #quote

Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within. ~ Arthur Erickson #quote

All movements go too far. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts. ~ David Seabury #quote

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote
Remainder of signs from Cuenca, Ecuador

Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing. ~ Anton Chekhov #quote

Analysis is like a lobotomy. Who wants to have all their edges shaved off? ~ David Byrne #quote

Make sure you love what you do or it will eat you alive. ~ Alannah Myles #quote

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. ~ David Brinkley #quote

Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors. ~ James Broughton #quote

We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos. ~ David Cronenberg #quote

A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor. ~ David Carradine #quote

Despite what they tell you, there are simply no moral absolutes in a complex world. ~ Berkeley Breathed #quote

A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living. ~ James Broughton #quote

Amazement awaits us at every corner. ~ James Broughton #quote

It isn't seniority ·········It's survival of the fittest ········Seniority is merely ··········Impressive ········ ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote

I am as innocent regarding any conspiracy as any of you gentlemen in the room. ~ Jack Ruby #quote

Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome. ~ Benjamin Whichcote #quote

There is always a "but" in this imperfect world. ~ Anne Bronte #quote

You dirty, double-crossing rat. ~ James Cagney #quote

Did you ever hear of a kid playing accountant - even if they wanted to be one? ~ Jackie Mason #quote

How sweet it is! ~ Jackie Gleason #quote

Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #quote

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue. ~ Ambrose Bierce #quote

One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone. ~ Jacques Chirac #quote

Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #quote

I'm a proud member of the rabble. ~ Benjamin Netanyahu #quote

If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #quote

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. ~ Peter Ustinov #quote

Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm. ~ Anonymous #quote

Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld #quote

And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin #quote

There is no language of the holy. The sacred lies in the ordinary. ~ Deng Ming-Dao #quote

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. ~ Aristotle #quote

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. ~ Doug Larson #quote

I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will. ~ Antonio Gramsci #quote

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. ~ Dorthea Brande #quote

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. ~ Jeannette Rankin #quote