Saturday, 30 April 2016

When My Heart was Touched

I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can. ~ Rita Mae Brown #quote

Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot. ~ Ogden Nash #quote

Humour springs from rage, hay fever, overdue rent and miscellaneous hell. ~ Will Cuppy #quote

I see many people die because they judge that life is not worth living. I see others paradoxically getting killed for the ideas or illusions that give them a reason for living (what is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying). I therefore conclude that the meaning of life is the most urgent of questions. ~ Albert Camus #quote, The Myth of Sisyphus

To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up. ~ Ogden Nash #quote

You've got a lot of nerve to call yourself a friend, when I was down you stood there grinning. ~ Bob Dylan #lyrics


Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy. ~ George Carlin #quote

If there's such a thing as genius — I am one. And if there isn't, I don't care. ~ John Lennon #quote

One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. ~ Hannah More #quote

Find out what you're afraid of and go live there. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote

Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words. ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers #quote

A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote

Democracy don't rule the world, you better get that in your head; this world is ruled by violence, but I guess that's better left unsaid. ~ Bob Dylan #quote

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbour and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell. ~ Aleister Crowley #quote

Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them. ~ Salvador Dali #quote

The word Taser is an acronym for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle," a reference to a 1911 Tom Swift novel in which Swift invents an electric hunting rifle to take on safari. #Factoids

I feel my belief in sacrifice and struggle getting stronger. I despise the kind of existence that clings to the miserly trifles of comfort and self-interest. I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened. ~ Fidel Castro #quote

If the sequence of digits after the decimal in Pi is truly infinite and non-repeating, then all the information of the universe is stored within. #RedditShowerThoughts

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. ~ Albert Camus #quote

When you get there, there isn't any there there. ~ Zen #Proverb

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. ~ Maya Angelou #quote


One woman who managed to corner him, the story runs, said in a treacly gushing voice: Doesn't it thrill you, Mr. Churchill, to know that every time you make a speech the hall is packed to overflowing? It is quite flattering, Mr. Churchill replied, but whenever I feel this way I always remember that if instead of making a political speech I was being hanged, the crowd would be twice as big. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

The mistakes are all waiting to be made. ~ chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower #quote on the game's opening position

You have to believe in yourself, that's the secret. Even when I was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the street trying to find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world. I had to feel the exuberance that comes from utter confidence in yourself. Without it, you go down to defeat. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote


A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. ~ Ogden Nash #quote

Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious. ~ Unknown #quote

The mind's deepest desire, even in its most elaborate operations, parallels man's unconscious feeling in the face of his universe: it is an insistence upon familiarity, an appetite for clarity ~ Albert Camus #quote

I had learned to have a perfect nausea for the theatre: the continual repetition of the same words and the same gestures, night after night, and the caprices, the way of looking at life, and the entire rigmarole disgusted me. ~ Isadora Duncan Doyle #quote

Whereas the Greeks gave to will the boundaries of reason, we have come to put the will's impulse in the very centre of reason, which has, as a result, become deadly. ~ Albert Camus #quote

When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice. ~ Otto von Bismarck #quote

It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears. ~ Cato The Elder #quote

Abraham Lincoln signed the order creating the US Secret Service on the same day he was assassinated. #Factoids


That must be wonderful; I have no idea of what it means. ~ Albert Camus #quote

Our most important task is to transform our consciousness so that violence is no longer an option for us in our personal lives, that understanding that a world of peace is possible only if we relate to each other as peaceful beings, one individual at a time. ~ Deepak Chopra #quote

My friends, there are no friends. ~ Coco Chanel #quote


A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. ~ Unknown #quote

I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

Parents are  God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something. ~ Chuck Palahniuk #quote,  Invisible Monsters


Friday, 29 April 2016

That Cannot Be Surmounted by Scorn

Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation. ~ Honoure de Balzac #quote

There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time. ~ Coco Chanel #quote

The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

If ignorance is bliss, then knock the smile off my face. ~ Zach de la Rocha #quote

The Moken people, sea nomads off the coast of Thailand, learn to swim before they learn to walk. #Factoids

The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. ~ Honoure de Balzac #quote

Music is a second language to my heart. ~ Mara Arps #quote

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. ~ Leonardo da Vinci #quote

The kind of sickness I wish Time had written about, is that school teachers in Oklahoma get a top annual salary of $4000, while Sammy David, Jr. gets $10,000 a week in Vegas. ~ Lenny Bruce #quote

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle #quote

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. ~ William Faulkner #quote

There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there's only narrative. ~ E.L. Doctorow #quote

It's easy to stop making mistakes. Just stop having ideas. ~ Unknown #quote

The maxim of the British people is Business as usual. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

I wept not, so to stone within I grew. ~ Dante Alighieri  #quote

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood. ~ Otto von Bismarck #quote

There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another. ~ Rene Descartes #quote

There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn. ~ Albert Camus #quote

The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche. ~ Isadora Duncan Doyle #quote

A new kind of award has been added - the deathbed award. It is not an award of any kind. Either the recipient has not acted at all, or was not nominated, or did not win the award the last few times around. It is intended to relieve the guilty conscience of the Academy members and save face in front of the public. The Academy has the horrible taste to have a star, choking with emotion, present this deathbed award so that there can be no doubt in anybody's mind why the award is so hurriedly given. Lucky is the actor who is too sick to watch the proceedings on television. ~ Marlene Dietrich #quote

As to honour - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs. ~ Joseph Conrad #quote

I've always been the kind of person that doesn't like to trespass, but sometimes you just find yourself over the line. ~ Bob Dylan #lyrics  Brownsville Girl

The hypothalamus is one of the most important parts of the brain, involved in many kinds of motivation, among other functions. The hypothalamus controls the "Four F's": Fighting, fleeing, feeding and... mating. ~ Psychology professor in neuropsychology intro course #quote

Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid. ~ Salvador Dali #quote

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote


Mirrors are twice as good as windows - you only have to clean one side to see clearly. #Gerken'sFirstObservation

It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humour and some bewilderment. ~ Freeman Dyson #quote

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. ~ George Burns #quote

Many laws has certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.  ~ Walter Savage Landor, Imaginary Conversations #quote

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. ~ John Stuart Mill #quote

I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote

Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact. ~ Marlene Dietrich #quote

Where there is no imagination there is no horror. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle #quote

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. ~ Albert Camus #quote, La Chute (The Fall)

Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. ~ Unknown #quote

It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last. ~ Charles Dickens #quote


I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you place the stereo at max volume, it's almost like the other people can't see into your vehicle. It tints your windows, somehow. ~ Chuck Klosterman #quote

Family isn’t about whose blood you have. It’s about who you care about. ~ Trey Parker and Matt Stone #quote

A duck can sleep with half of its brain, leaving the other hemisphere conscious and one eye open to stay alert for predators. #Factoids

Psychoanalysis pretends to investigate the Unconscious. The Unconscious by definition is what you are not conscious of. But the Analysts already know what's in it - they should, because they put it all in beforehand. ~ Saul Bellow #quote

I am not certain of the hereafter. Frankly, I'm not all that certain of the here.  ~ Robert Brault #quote

It is the cause, not the death that makes the martyr. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte #quote

Start off everyday with a simple smile and get it over with. ~ W.C. Fields #quote

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving. ~ Erma Bombeck #quote


Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings? ~ Diogenes #quote

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. ~ Rita Mae Brown #quote, Sudden Death

If you look like your passport picture, you probably need the trip. #OneLiners

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can decide how you're going to live now. ~ Joan Baez #quote

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature. ~ Charles Dickens #quote

That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful. ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. ~ Isaac Disraeli #quote

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. ~ Pearl Buck #quote

If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. ~ William Faulkner #quote

Merely having an open mind is nothing; the object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

Right now a moment is fleeting by! Capture its reality in paint! To do that we must put all else out of our minds. We must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time. ~ Paul Cezanne #quote

Barnum was wrong - it's more like every 30 seconds. ~ Unknown #quote

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. ~ Ambrose Bierce  #quote

A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good. ~ Colbie Caillat #quote

Never do anything that you wouldn't want to explain to the paramedics. ~ Author unknown #quote

Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than to find as quickly as possible someone to worship. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky #quote, The Brothers Karamazov

The Museum is not meant either for the wanderer to see by accident or for the pilgrim to see with awe. It is meant for the mere slave of a routine of self-education to stuff himself with every sort of incongruous intellectual food in one indigestible meal. ~ G.K. Chesterton #quote

During World War II, American soldiers in the Pacific theatre used the password "lollapalooza" as a way to identify Japanese enemy combatants because they would be unable to pronounce the 'l' sounds correctly; British commandos participating in the raid on St. Nazaire similarly used the challenge/response of "War Weapons Week" and "Welmouth" to identify German soldiers, who would pronounce them with a 'v' sound. #Factoids

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race. ~ Honoure de Balzac #quote

No, a fool learns from experience. A wise man learns from the experience of others. ~ Otto von Bismarck #quote, reply when told that a wise man learns from experience



Wednesday, 27 April 2016

What Bossy & Selfish Imagine their Children Do Every Year Around Lunar New Year



"Relax, " said the night man,
"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,
But you can never leave! "
~ Eagles #Lyrics 


Tuesday, 26 April 2016

You Can Have a Key Made

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

People who matter are most aware that everyone else does too. ~ Malcolm Forbes #quote

People who read Cosmopolitan magazine are very different from those who do not. ~ Donald Berry #quote

People who think dying is the worst thing don't know a thing about life. ~ Sue Monk Kidd #quote

People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #quote

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. ~ Hermann Hesse #quote

People with humility don't think less of themselves; they just think of themselves less. ~ Ken Blanchard & Norman Vincent Peale #quote



People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true. ~ Robert J. Ringer #quote

People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people. ~ V for Vendetta #quote

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. ~ George Orwell #quote

People sometimes forget that a rat race can be won only by a rat. ~ Paul Palmer #quote



People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.  ~ Ursula K. LeGuin #quote

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. ~ Bill Vaughan #quote

People like me write because otherwise we are pretty inarticulate. Our articulation is our writing. ~ W. Trevor #quote

People may forget what you said but they'll never forget how you made them feel. ~ Maya Angelou #quote

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election. ~ Otto von Bismarck #quote


People don't change, they only get more so... ~ Sigred Philipsen #quote

People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them. ~ John Dos Passos #quote

People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them ~ Louis-Ferdinand C'line #quote

People don't start wars, governments do. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote

People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.  ~ Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) #quote

People in their right minds never take pride in their talents. ~ Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) #quote
People are either born hosts or born guests. ~ Max Beerbohm #quote

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~  Abraham Lincoln #quote

People are not like Tupperware, with their lids on securely. ~ Wally Lamb, I Know this Much is True #quote

People are surprised to find out that an awful lot of people think that they're idiots. ~ Eric Schmidt #quote




People are too complicated to have simple labels. ~ Philip Pullman #quote

People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centred. Love them anyway. ~ D. Kent M. Keith #quote

People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better yet, build it. ~ Ray Bradbury #quote


People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. ~ Joan Rivers #quote

People want reality that tells them how right they are all the time. ~ David Brooks #quote

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed & redeemed; never throw out anyone. ~ Audrey Hepburn #quote


People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have. ~ Anne Tyler #quote

People always complain about their memories, never about their minds. ~ Francois de la Rouchefoucauld #quote

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Life is a Great Big Canvas

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity! ~ Paul Gauguin #quote

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. ~ Winston Groom (Forrest Gump) #quote

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru #quote

Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schultz #quote

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Life is mostly froth and bubble, but two things stand like stone, kindness in another's trouble and courage in your own ~ Attributed to Various #quote




Life is no way to treat an animal, not even a mouse. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote


Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. ~ Ronnie D. Laing #quote

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. ~ Voltaire #quote

Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth. ~ Martin H. Fischer #quote

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. ~ J. La Bruyere #quote

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

Life is an incurable disease. ~ Abraham Cowley #quote

Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it.  ~ Dave Barry #quote

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. ~ Unknown #quote

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. ~ Helen Keller #quote


Life is full of misery, loneliness & suffering - & its all over much too soon. ~ Woody Allen #quote

Life is hard. After all, it kills you. ~ Katharine Hepburn #quote

Life is a great surprise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one. ~ Vladimir Nabokov #quote

Life is a grindstone. But whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us. ~ Thomas L. Holdcroft #quote

Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it. ~ Bette Davis #quote

Life is a lively process of becoming. ~ Douglas MacArthur #quote

Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise. ~ George Gershwin #quote

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. ~ Truman Capote #quote


Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. ~ Anne Wilson Schaef #quote

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. ~ Ronnie D. Laing #quote
Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced. ~ Andre Gide #quote

Life goes on within you and without you ~ Beatles #lyrics

Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously. ~ Hunter S. Thompson #quote
Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. ~ John Maxwell #quote

Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel. ~ Horace Walpole #quotes

Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. ~ Helen Keller #quote

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor ~ Sholom Aleichem #quote

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. ~ Danny Kaye #quote

 Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone. ~ Charlie Chaplin #quote

Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems. ~ Grace Muray Hopper #quote

Life well spent is long. ~  Leonardo da Vinci #quote


Life would be perfect, if it was just kids and dogs. ~ Homicide: Life on the Street #linesfromTV

Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it. ~ Greta Garbo #quote

Life's a whip-round / And I've got the whip / It's a sinking ship / Drip, drip, drip ~ Chumbawamba #lyrics

Life's like a movie, write your own ending, keep on believing, keep on pretending ~ Kermit the Frog #quote

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. ~ Margaret Mitchell #quote

Life, don't talk to me about life, hate it or loathe it, you just can't ignore it. ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Life, is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming. ~ Myrna Loy #quote

Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour. ~ Stephen Leacock #quote
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. ~ Ferris Bueller's Day Off #quotesfrommovies

Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents. ~ Charles Goodyear #quote

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. ~  Anaïs Nin #quote

Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain. ~ Bodhidharma #quote

Life can be magnificent & overwhelming. That is its whole tragedy. Without beauty, love, or danger it would almost be easy to live ~ A. Camus #quote

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. ~ Soren Kierkegaard #quote