Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Day was at Once Redolent & Vociferous

A thousand unutterable fears bore irresistible despotism over her thoughts #literaryExpression

Don't be angry at a friend who told your secret, for neither could you keep it to yourself. #oneliners

The day was at once redolent and vociferous [redolent = emitting fragrance; aromatic; suggestive; reminiscent] [vociferous = conspicuously and offensively loud] #literaryExpression

The best way to have the last word is to apologize. #oneliners

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters #factoid

LAWYER, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want. ~ Margaret Young #quote

MORAL, adj. Conforming to a local and mutable standard of right. Having the quality of general expediency. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote 

I’m tired of all the nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want – an adorable pancreas? ~ Jean Kerr #quote

The octopus does not have a blind spot. #factoid

My karma ran over your dogma #bumperstickers

Don't control, be in control. ~ Kwai Chang Caine in Kung Fu, The Legend Continues #quote

Freedom is not the right to do as you please, but the liberty to do as you ought. #oneliners

Blood Is Thicker Than Water: The family bond is closer than anything else. #ENGidiom

Defamatory: maliciously misrepresenting #ExquisiteAdjectives

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. ~ Tom Stoppard #quotes

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. ~ Mark Twain #quote

The conscious mind allows itself to be trained like a parrot, but the unconscious does not—which is why St. Augustine thanked God for not making him responsible for his dreams. ~ Carl Jung #quote

One out of every three Canadians are suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of two of your best friends. If they are OK, then it must be you. #sliceoflife

Utopia is that which is in contradiction with reality. ~ Albert Camus #quote

We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. #oneliners

We often see further through a tear, than through a telescope. #oneliners

Scientists tell us that the fastest animal in the world, with a speed of 120 mph, is a cow dropped out of a helicopter. ~ Dave Barry #quote

The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ~ Theodore Roosevelt #quote

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. ~ Leonard Cohen #poetryquotes

If you are feeling good, don't worry. You'll get over it #bumperstickers

He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know. ~ Abraham Lincoln #sarcastic #quote

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this. ~  Anonymous #quotes #cats

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

Due to budget cuts, the light at end of tunnel will be turned off #bumperstickers

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

UN-AMERICAN, adj. Wicked, intolerable, heathenish. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote
There's small choice in rotten apples. ~ From Taming of the Shrew. #ShakespeareInsults

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. ~ Dalai Lama #quote

I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions - the curtain was up. ~ Groucho Marx #sarcastic #quote

Gut Feeling: A personal intuition you get, especially when feel something may not be right. #ENGidiom