Monday, 31 August 2015

A Foreboding of Some Destined Change

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #poetryquotes

She was demure and dimly appealing #literaryExpression

THINK before you ACT #bumperstickers
The Germans tried to copy Coca-Cola and came up with the drink Fanta. #factoid

Where would you travel, if you could go anywhere? #JournalWritingIdeas

Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. ~ Michael Caine #quote

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~ Maya Angelou #quote

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

The easy-going indolence of a sedentary life #literaryExpression

The piquancy of the pageant of life  [piquancy = tart spiciness] #literaryExpression
Yielding to a wave of pity #literaryExpression

Great:      wonderful, marvelous, fantastic #alternativesToOverusedWords

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

Cock and Bull Story: An unbelievable tale. #ENGidiom

The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties. #IwantToGoBackInTime

ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Her eyes dilated with pain and fear #literaryExpression

What is your most prized possession? #JournalWritingIdeas

Palpitating with rage and wounded sensibility #literaryExpression

Imagine you are attending your dream concert—what songs would you want to be played? What does the stage look like? #JournalWritingIdeas

Recalcitant: resistant, obstinate #ExquisiteAdjectives

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. ~ Henry Ford #quote

A dandified, pretty-boy-looking sort of figure #literaryExpression

Marching down to posterity with divine honors #literaryExpression

What is your greatest athletic achievement? #JournalWritingIdeas

What extinct animal would you bring back, if you could? #JournalWritingIdeas
A foreboding of some destined change #literaryExpression

If you suddenly gained the ability to tell whether someone was lying, would you use it? #JournalWritingIdeas

It sounds like English, but I can't understand a word you're saying. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth and whose shame created the expression for ignominy, "His name is Mudd". #factoid

An equal degree of well-bred worldly cynicism #literaryExpression

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. ~ Jane Howard #quote

What would you say to your loved ones if you could tell them absolutely anything? #JournalWritingIdeas

Fitful tumults of noble passion #literaryExpression

People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life. ~  Faith Resnick #quotes #cats

Being strong means rejoicing in who you are, complete with imperfections. ~ Margaret Woodhouse #quote

In parts of Malaya, the women keep harems of men. #factoid

A quiet evening with friends is the best tonic for a long day. #fortunecookiesayings

Desperation = A Rope Ends It #anagram

Is speech always free? When and where might it not be free? #JournalWritingIdeas