Friday, 1 November 2013

Man is an Animal that Makes Bargains

Man, an animal that makes bargains. ~ A.C. Benson #quote

The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine. ~ Heinz R. Pagels #quote

Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure. ~ Charles MacArthur #quote

Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence. ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan #quote

I do not want the peace that passeth understanding, I want the understanding that brings peace. ~ Helen Keller #quote

Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most? ~ Charles Lindbergh #quote

It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing. ~ Helen Keller #quote

If you hack the Vatican server, have you tampered in God's domain? ~ Aaron Allston #quote

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm. ~ Charles Kettering #quote

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~ A.A. Milne #quote

They can't censor the gleam in my eye. ~ Charles Laughton #quote

Shark's Teeth
As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill. ~ Helen Keller #quote

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest. ~ A. Whitney Brown #quote

A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes. ~ Helmut Jahn #quote
I don't even know what street Canada is on. ~ Al Capone #quote

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy. ~ Henri de Lubac #quote

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it. ~ Charles Kettering #quote

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. ~ Henny Youngman #quote

When someone hands you a flyer, it's like they're saying here you throw this away. ~ Mitch Hedberg #quote

I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things. ~ Henri Matisse #quote

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational. ~ A.N. Wilson #quote

Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents. ~ Charles Goodyear #quote

Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class. ~ Al Capone #quote

Creativity takes courage. ~ Henri Matisse #quote

It is a sin to be poor. ~ Charles Fillmore #quote

Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit. ~ Henry Adams #quote

Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done. ~ Al Bernstein #quote

Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity. ~ Charles G. Dawes #quote

It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all. ~ Henri Poincare #quote

I don't believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is. ~ Ann Landers #quote

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. ~ Harriet Nelson #quote

I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction. ~ A.C. Benson #quote

Boiling Compote

No performer should attempt to bite off red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth. ~ Harry Houdini #quote

The price of progress is trouble, and I must be making a lot of progress. ~ Charles Erwin Wilson #quote

Somebody ought to tell him his ambition is showing. ~ Harry Essex #quote
There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience. ~ H.W. Shawcross #quote

No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic. ~ A.J.P. Taylor #quote

Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer #quote

Be afraid. Be very afraid. ~ Charles Edward Pogue #quote