Thursday, 5 September 2013

Ain't They Got No Shame

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. #quote

Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking about. ~ Sam Ewig #quote

Boredom is an emptiness filled with insistence.  ~ Leo Stein #quote

Organized slaughter, we realize, does not settle a dispute; it merely silences an argument.  ~ James Frederick Green #quote

Corn can't expect justice from a court composed of chickens.  ~ African #Proverb

I think war might be God's way of teaching us geography.  ~ Paul Rodriguez #quote

No man is free who is not master of himself. ~ Epictetus #quote

In the name of peace / They waged the wars / Ain't they got no shame ~ Nikki Giovanni #quote

The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out.  ~ Annie Dillard #quote

...the most persistent principles of the universe were accident and error. ~ Dune, Frank Herbert #quote

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.  ~ David Carradine #quote

The only real diet: If it tastes good ... spit it out. ~ Unknown #quote

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.  ~ Robert Frost #quote

If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.  ~ Phil Pastoret #quote

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. ~ William Cowper #quote

Sometimes it is useful to know how large your zero is.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.  ~ Erich Fromm #quote

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.  ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

Telling a teen-ager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow #quote

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.  ~ John F. Kennedy #quote

I've decided that the stuff falling through the cracks is confetti and I'm having a party!  ~ Betsy Cañas Garmon #quote

Modern technology / Owes ecology / An apology. ~ Alan M. Eddison #quote

The most decisive actions of our life... are most often unconsidered actions.  ~ André Gide #quote

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. ~ H.G. Wells #quote

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts.  It's what you do with what you have left.  ~ Hubert Humphrey #quote

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.  ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick #quote

Warning: the Internet may contain traces of nuts.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.  ~ Etty Hillesum #quote

Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything.  ~ Gregg Easterbrook #quote

The Internet is...the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.  ~ Eric Schmidt #quote

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow #quote

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.  ~ Richard Carlson #quote

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy. ~ Alfred North Whitehead #quote

If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one.  ~ Cavett Robert #quote

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.  ~ Anne Sexton #quote

Much that was called religion has carried an unconscious attitude of hostility toward life. ~ Dune, Frank Herbert #quote

It's getting harder and harder to worry needlessly.  ~ Robert Brault #quote

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.  ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

Looking at the...personal web pages on the Net, it looks like very soon everyone on Earth will have 15 megabytes of fame ~ M.G. Sriram #quote

The world has achieved brilliance without conscience.  ~ Omar Bradley #quote