Sunday, 4 August 2013

Silence is the Ultimate Weapon of Power

REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seen by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Vital papers will demonstrate their vitality by spontaneously moving from where you left them to where you can't find them. #oneliners

Sometimes, the wicked will tell us things just to confuse us – to haunt our thoughts long after we've faced them. ~ Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass #quote

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ~ Robert Brault #quote

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. ~ George Washington Carver (1864-1943) #quote

I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved. - George Eliot #quotes

I must hurry, for there they go and I am their leader #bumperstickers

Life is a waste of time, time is a waste of life, so get wasted all the time and have the time of your life. #oneliners

If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong. ~ #OneLiner #BumperSticker

Sail close to the wind #ENGexpressions

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. ~ Michael Althsuler #quote

The more I learn, the less I understand #bumperstickers

Never eat more than you can lift #bumperstickers

To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever. - Henry Drummond #quotes

PUBLISH, n. In literary affairs, to become the fundamental element in a cone of critics. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Age considers; youth ventures. - Rabindranath Tagore #quotes

Everyone wants to go to Heaven, yet no one wants to die. #oneliners

I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges. #justajoke

Our character is shaped as much by our failures as it is by our successes. #oneliners (John Gray)

How many times is it appropriate to say "What?" before you just nod and smile because you still didn't hear what they said? #validquestion

Scorpions can have as many as 12 eyes. #factoid

MERCHANT, n. One engaged in a commercial pursuit. A commercial pursuit is one in which the thing pursued is a dollar. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The golden riot of the autumn leaves #literaryExpression

Man and the turtle are very much alike. Neither makes any progress without sticking his neck out. #oneliners

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. ~ Charles de Gaulle #quote

Call it a day ~ To declare the end of a task  #ENGidioms 

Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah Winfrey #quotes

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. - Steve Jobs #quotes

I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. ~ Mark Twain #sarcastic #quote

People pick bad things from bad company very quickly but good company takes a good time to gift good things to them. #oneliners

After all is said and done, more is said than done. #oneliners

You have a right to make mistakes. #personalbillofrights
All Men Are Animals, Some Just Make Better Pets #bumperstickers

Cat Tunnel Sofa’: Purrfect for kitties to clamber, claw #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

Not only is the word “nef” rather esoteric, the ornamental, ship-shaped stand it describes is fairly uncommon as well. #littleUsedENGwords

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them. ~ Sir William Bragg #quote

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible. ~ Maya Angelou #quote
As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones. ~ Steven Pinker #quote

Dark with unutterable sorrows #literaryExpression

Pressing cares absorbed him #literaryExpression

Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games. #factoid

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. ~ Benjamin Disraeli #quote

Great unwashed, the #ENGexpressions

Plant seeds that have been stored for more than 200 years can be coaxed into new life. #factoid

LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

What you don't do is always more important than what you do do #bumperstickers

Hope springs eternal (in the human breast) #ENGexpressions

Being yourself is being the person everyone else wants you to be. #oneliners

It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Nobody plans to fail, they just fail to plan. #oneliners

Impervious to the lessons of experience #literaryExpression

The first recoil from her disillusionment #literaryExpression

A clever man commits no minor blunders. ~ Goethe (1749-1832) #quote

It was torture of the most exquisite kind #literaryExpression

Foot: A device for finding furniture in the dark. #oneliners

Man is Fatally Slain #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

The best men are not consistent in good-- why should the worst men be consistent in evil. ~ Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White #quote

He who laughs last thinks slowest! #justajoke

Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. ~ Vaclav Havel #quote

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. - Jim Rohn #quotes

I don't work here. I'm a consultant. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay