Wednesday, 31 May 2017

A Can of Worms Won't Open Itself

Please excuse me from work yesterday due to a vision problem. I just couldn't see myself coming to work. ~ #quote on the web

Sabotage ~ Supposed to derive from the tendency of striking workers to damage machinery by throwing shoes into it - sabot being an old French word for a wooden shoe. ~ #ENGwordorigins

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival. ~ Noam Chomsky #quote

Until I came to Canada I never knew 'snow' was a four letter word. ~ Alberto Manguel #quote

Eat an orange every morning.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. ~ Mark Twain #quote

A can of worms won't open itself. #oneliner

If you want the rainbow you have to put up with the rain ~ Dolly Parton #quote

The world is made for people who aren't cursed with self-awareness. ~ Annie Savoy, Bull Durham #quote

Some people skip through life. Others are dragged through it. I sometimes wonder if we are moving through time, or whether time is moving through us. Light, unlike anything else in the universe is not affected by time. Light exists outside of time.. It is still a mystery to physicists. ~ Donald Miller #quote

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. ~ Joseph Campbell #quote

If you disown a part of your personality, it'll materialize as an unexpected detour. ~ Rob Brezney #quote

The more you read, the less apt you are to make a fool of yourself with your pen or word processor ~ Stephen King #quote

Be who you are and say what you want because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~ Dr. Seuss #quote

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields. ~ #IrishBlessing

Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

The capitalist system of coordination by trade seems to be largely populated by indigestible lumps of socialism called corporations ~ Kevin Carson #quote

He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. ~ Elizabeth Lawrence #quote

Do not inhale smoke.  #HowToBePerfect by Ron Padgett

Cycology -- The science of propelling one's self through the environment to enhance well-being. ~ Unknown #quote

It’s not that we have to quit this life one day, it’s how many things we have to quit all at once: holding hands, hotel rooms, music, the physics of falling leaves, vanilla and jasmine, poppies, smiling, anthills, the colour of the sky, coffee and cashmere, literature, sparks and subway trains... If only one could leave this life slowly! ~ Roman Payne #quote

You know you're getting old when it takes too much effort to procrastinate. ~ Unknown #quote

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. ~ Stephen Covey #quote

The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going. ~ Unknown #quote

Dachshund ~ a compound of the German Dachs (''badger") and Hund (''dog"). Originally the breed was known in Germany as Dachs Krieger, or ''badger warrior". ~ #ENGwordorigins

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. ~ Greg Anderson #quote

You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.~ Bonnie Prudden #quote

Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. ~ Henry Miller #quote

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton #quote