Saturday, 1 February 2014

Never Complain. Never Explain.

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. ~ Janis Joplin #quote

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. ~ Kahlil Gibran #quote

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. ~ Kahlil Gibran #quote

Shadow owes its birth to light. ~ John Gay #quote

You can't win unless you learn how to lose. ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #quote

I am not anti-American. But I am strongly pro-Canadian. ~ John G. Diefenbaker #quote

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. ~ Kahlil Gibran #quote

The farther one travels, the less one knows. ~ The Beatles #quote

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. ~ Seneca the Younger #quote

The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs. ~ Karl Marx #quote

Evil societies always kill their consciences. ~ James L. Farmer, Jr. #quote

A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti #quote

You have a wonderful child. Then, when he's 13, gremlins carry him away & leave in his place a stranger...~ Jill Eikenberry #quote

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can absolutely do him no good. ~ Samuel Johnson #quote

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. ~ Seneca the Younger #quote

An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support. ~ John Buchan #quote

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu #quote

I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets. ~ John Glenn #quote

Of course, nothing happens until somebody sells something. ~ Jim Barksdale #quote

To the timid soul, nothing is possible. ~ John Bach #quote

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. ~ Hamlet: Shakespeare #quote

A wise man writes down what he thinks, a stupid man forgets...a complete idiot punishes himself for what he thinks. ~ J. Zebehazy #quote

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. ~ Karl Marx #quote

Poetry is innocent, not wise. It does not learn from experience, because each poetic experience is unique. ~ Karl Shapiro #quote

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move. ~ Benjamin Franklin #quote

No rational argument will have a rational effect on a man who does not want to adopt a rational attitude. ~ Karl Popper #quote

Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everybody I’ve ever known. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows. ~ John Betjeman #quote

Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Science fiction is the sovereign prophylactic against future shock. ~ Alvin Toffler #quote

Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem. ~ James Lovelock #quote

Never complain. Never explain. ~ Katharine Hepburn #quote

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. ~ Jim Bishop #quote

Without discipline, there's no life at all. ~ Katharine Hepburn #quote

My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season. ~ Mary Todd Lincoln #quote

The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself. ~ Maurice Chevalier #quote

And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say. ~ Matthew Prior #quote

A terrorist nuclear detonation in a western city would destroy all economic confidence. ~ John Bruton #quote

And we forget because we must and not because we will. ~ Matthew Arnold #quote