Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Time's Winged Chariot Hurrying Near

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. ~ Gustave Flaubert #quotes

PRE-EXISTENCE, n. An unnoted factor in creation. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Beautiful hands are those that do. #oneliners.

REASONABLE, adj. Accessible to the infection of our own opinions. Hospitable to persuasion, dissuasion and evasion. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

A friend is someone who thinks you're a good egg even though you're slightly cracked. #oneliners

But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near. ~ Andrew Marvell #quote

You are getting old when you don't care where your spouse goes, just as long as you don't have to go along. #oneliners

I disapprove of what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it. ~ Voltaire #quote

Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it. ~ Salma Hayek #quote

Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't #bumperstickers

LAZINESS, n. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Money glitters, beauty sparkles, and intelligence shines. #oneliners

A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

Chickens: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead. #oneliners

BATTLE, n. A method of untying with the teeth of a political knot that would not yield to the tongue. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Fecund: prolific, inventive #ExquisiteAdjectives

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~ Scott Adams #quotes

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer. ~ Ed Cunningham #quote

ILLUMINATI, n. A sect of Spanish heretics of the latter part of the sixteenth century; so called because they were light weights -- cunctationes illuminati. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Wit is educated insolence. ~ Aristotle #quote

Deja moo: The feeling that you've heard this Bull before! #JustaJoke

Money does NOT grow on trees. #Momism

The shape of plant collenchyma cells and the shape of the bubbles in beer foam are the same - they are orthotetrachidecahedrons. #factoid

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote

Life just gives you time & space; it's up to you to fill it. #oneliners

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time. But you cannot fool all of the people all of the time. ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. #paraprosdokian #ENGgrammar

ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote  ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Out Of The Blue: Something that suddenly and unexpectedly occurs. #ENGidiom

Cheerfulness is contagious, but don't wait to catch it from others; Be a "carrier".  #oneliners

I've had a wonderful time, but this wasn't it. ~ Groucho Marx  #quote

The average porcupine has 30,000 spikes #factoids

Silence is frequently misinterpreted, but it is never miss quoted. #oneliners

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. #oneliners

The average bed contains over 6 billion dust mites #factoid

Criticism should always leave people with the feeling that they have been helped. #oneliners

Show me a man with both feet on the ground, and I'll show you a man who can't put on his pants. #oneliners

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. ~ Charles Darwin #quote

No matter how often you are criticized, don't buy into the guilt thing and pout. Run right back and make friends. #aDogsAdvice

Too often we visit the well of divine abundance with a teacup instead of a bucket. ~ Elinor MacDonald #quote