Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Rainbow in the Soul

Maybe this world is another planet's Hell. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

If the human brain was simple enough for us to understand we'd be so simple we couldn't understand. #oneliners

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. ~ Hannah More #quote

The word "set" has the most number of definitions in the English language; 192 #factoid

DISTRESS, n. A disease incurred by exposure to the prosperity of a friend. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.  ~ Jawaharlal Nehru #quote

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. ~ W.B. Prescott #quote

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it. - Jonathan Winters #quotes

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate. ~ Thomas Jones #quote

Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley #poetryquotes

Opportunity is often inconvenient. #oneliners

While you are upon the earth, enjoy the good things that are here. ~ John Selden #quote

It is not a war on drugs; it's a war on people. #oneliners

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Many have stood their ground and faced the darkness when it comes for them. Fewer come for the darkness and force it to face them. ~ Eliezer Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality #quote

Are you lost? Because it's so strange to see an angel so far from heaven. #oneliners

Subtle suggestions of remoteness #literaryExpression
I don't know what your problem is, but I'll bet it's hard to pronounce. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay

Where Are We Going And Why Am I In This Handbasket? #bumperstickers

Do bad and remember, do good and forget. ~ Algerian #Proverb

Learn to work the toilet seat. You're a big girl. If its up, put it down. We need it up, you need it down. You don't hear us complaining about you leaving it down. ~ #ifmenwrotetherules

The machinations of a relentless mountebank [mountebank = flamboyant charlatan] #literaryExpression

Never take counsel of your fears. ~ Andrew Jackson #quote

YESTERDAY, n. The infancy of youth, the youth of manhood, the entire past of age. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Teacher: "I would like you to think of this paper much like a lady's dress - long enough to cover the subject, yet short enough to keep it interesting".  #oneliners

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done. #humanNature

The only nation whose name begins with an "A" but doesn't end in an "A" is Afghanistan. #factoid

Only in America do people order double cheese burgers, a large fries, and a diet coke. #oneliners

The thing that is really hard and really amazing is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.– Anna Quindlen #quote

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority. - Tom Hopkins #quotes

Wisdom will keep you from getting into situations where you need it. ~ Bruce M. Sandbrook #quote

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G. Bennis #quotes

Without risk there is no opportunity for gain. #oneliners

Professor to noisy students: "Every time I open my mouth some fool speaks." #oneliners

The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film. ~ Gwyneth Paltrow #quote

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu #quotes

Don't tell a man how to do a thing. Tell him what you want done, and he'll surprise you with his ingenuity. ~ General George S. Patton #quote

ULTIMATUM, n. In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions.~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Women blink nearly twice as much as men. #factoid

Let me give so much time to the improvement of myself that I shall have no time to criticize others. ~ Dean Cresham #quote

Discipline without freedom is tyranny. #oneliners

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. ~  Oliver Wendell Holmes #quotes

We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. #oneliners

MEEKNESS, n. Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away. ~ Sir Arthur Helps #quote

Do not believe in miracles - rely on them #bumperstickers

Feudalism: You have two cows. Your lord takes some of the milk. #EssenceofPoliticalScience

If there are no tears in the eyes, there will be no rainbow in the soul. #oneliners