Tuesday, 30 June 2015

All the Fools are on the Same Side

Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost ~ Terry Brooks #quote

Better to bend than to break. ~ Indian #Proverb

Being right is highly overrated; even a stopped clock is right twice a day. #oneliners

DELUSION, n. The father of a most respectable family, comprising Enthusiasm, Affection, Self-denial, Faith, Hope, Charity and many other goodly sons and daughters. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. ~ #OneLiner

A compliment is a statement of an agreeable truth; flattery is the statement of an agreeable untruth. ~ Sir John A. MacDonald #quote

The contented person is never poor. #oneliners

Success is relative - the more success, the more relatives. #oneliners

There is no right way to do the wrong thing. ~ Harry H. Harrison, Jr., author, 1001 Things Your Kids Should See and Do (or Else They'll Never Leave Home) #quote

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. ~ Aristotle #quotes

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. ~ William Shakespeare #quote

Nature's laws are the invisible government of the earth. ~ Alfred Armand Montapert #quote

Flea Market: A swap meet. A place where people gather to buy and sell inexpensive goods. #ENGidiom

Life happens too fast for you ever to think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but they insist on amassing information. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

Caustic: corrosive, sarcastic; a corrosive substance  #ExquisiteAdjectives

Laughter is like changing a baby's diaper; it doesn't permanently solve any problems, but it makes thing more acceptable for awhile. #oneliners

It is nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. #oneliners

A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. ~ Friedrich Neitzsche #quote

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. ~ Jesse Owens #quotes

MARTYR, n. One who moves along the line of least reluctance to a desired death. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

A sense of humour is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself. ~ Clifton Paul Fadiman #quotes

Put one's foot in one's mouth  #englishlanguageidiom

What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death. ~ Dave Barry #quote

TREE, n. A tall vegetable intended by nature to serve as a penal apparatus, though through a miscarriage of justice most trees bear only a negligible fruit, or none at all. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

I'm not being rude. You're just insignificant. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay

You can't make your candle burn brighter by blowing out the other fellow's. #oneliners

Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% of how you respond to it. #oneliners

Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side. #oneliners

Shared suffering brings people together faster than anything else does. #oneliners

SELF-ESTEEM, n. An erroneous appraisement. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

The telephone country code for Russia is 007. #factoid

The best writing is rewriting. ~ E. B. White #quote

In all three Godfather films, when you see oranges, there is a death (or a very close call) coming up soon. #factoid

GLUTTON, n. A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

It's good to have money and all the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to make sure you haven't lost the things that money can't buy. ~ George Horace Lorimer #quote

Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing #FunnyNewspaperHeadlines

Hocus Pocus: In general, a term used in magic or trickery. #ENGidiom

Why is shifting responsibility to someone else called 'passing the buck'? ~ In card games, it was once customary to pass an item, called a buck, from player to player to indicate whose turn it was to deal. If a player did not wish to assume the responsibility of dealing, he would 'pass the buck' to the next player. #factoid

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. #factoid

Clutch at the very heart of the usurping mediocrity #literaryExpression

The definition of virtue: Insufficient temptation. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

Are your legs tired? Because you been running through my mind ALL day long. #oneliners

There are two godheads: the world and my independent I.
I am either happy or unhappy, that is all. It can be said: good or evil do not exist. A man who is happy must have no fear. Not even in the face of death. Only a man who lives not in time but in the present is happy. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein #quote

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote