Sunday, 24 September 2017

Bought One of Those Inflatable Neck Pillows

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Saturday, 23 September 2017

Just Skin III

Glistening Skin Now and Always










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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Yesterday is Ashes

 Yesterday is ashes, tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.  Live Today! ~ Old Eskimo #Proverb ☮ #PeaceDay

A smile is the beginning of peace. ~ Mother Teresa #quote ☮ #PeaceDay




It isn't enough to talk about peace, one must believe it.    And it isn't enough to to believe in it, one must work for it. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt #quote ☮ #PeaceDay

Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves. ~ William Hazlett #quote ☮ #PeaceDay


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First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. ~ Thomas a Kempis #quote ☮ #PeaceDay

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote ☮ #PeaceDay




Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson #quote ☮ #PeaceDay

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. ~ Buddha #quote ☮ #PeaceDay




Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. ~ Ronald Reagan #quote ☮ #PeaceDay

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. ~ Jimi Hendrix #quote ☮ #PeaceDay



Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Go Where You are Celebrated

Men are not disturbed by things, but the view they take of things. ~ Epictetus #quote

What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. ~ John Ruskin #quote

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. #piecesoftruth

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. ~ B. F. Skinner #quote

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. ~ Lily Tomlin #quote

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone. ~ Al Capone #quote

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote

The less you know, the more you believe. ~ Bono #Quote

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions. ~ Kahlil Gibran #Quote

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. ~ Margaret Atwood #Quote

In business partnerships and marriage partnerships, oh, the cheating that goes on. ~ #Proverb

Every man in the world is better than someone else. And not as good as someone else. ~ William Saroyan #Quote

If you are wrong, I will turn you inside out over a very long period of time ⏳. ~ Evil #Quote

That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end. ~ Elizabeth Wurtzel #Quote

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. ~ Christopher Morley #Quote

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. ~ Christopher Hampton #Quote

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ~ Dale Carnegie #quote

You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now. #piecesoftruth #quote

Go where you are celebrated – not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start. ~ Unknown #quote

A witty saying proves nothing. ~ Voltaire #quote

You're either reading a book or you're not. ~ Jonathan Franzen #quote

I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ~ Mark Twain #quote

If you tell the truth, it becomes a part of your past. If you lie, it becomes a part of your future. #piecesoftruth

You couldn’t erase the past. You couldn’t even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right. ~ Ann Brashares #quote

The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it. ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.  Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” ~  Brian Tracy #quote

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger. ~ Buddha #quote

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer #quote

Arigata meiwaku (Japanese): ‘Misplaced kindness’ or ‘unwelcome kindness’ according to Japan’s Cultural Code Words #WordsWeNeedInEnglish

You simply don't get to be wise, mature, etc., unless you've been a raving cannibal for thirty years or so. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

Hell is paved with good samaritans. ~ William M. Holden


Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. ~ Jacob M. Braude #quote

There’s a lot of things you need to get across this universe. Warp drive… wormhole refractors… You know the thing you need most of all? You need a hand to hold. ~ Doctor Who #quotes

What's terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

We try to have things both ways. We’ve always refused to live by the book and the rule; but then why start worrying because the world doesn’t treat us by rule? ~ Doris Lessing #quote

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. ~ Marie Curie #quote

The best revenge is massive success. ~ Frank Sinatra #quote

The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered there is opportunity for growth. ~ Unknown #quote

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. ~ Les Brown #quote

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it. ~ Cullen Hightower #quote

As you get older, you don't get wiser. You get irritable. ~ Doris Lessing #quote

In the academic world, most of the work that is done is clerical. A lot of the work done by professors is routine. ~ Noam Chomsky #Quote

I am big!  It's the pictures that got small. ~ Sunset Blvd. #LinesFromMovies


The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. ~ Kalu Ndukwe Kalu #quote

The only position that leaves me with no cognitive dissonance is atheism. It is not a creed. Death is certain, replacing both the siren-song of Paradise and the dread of Hell. Life on this earth, with all its mystery and beauty and pain, is then to be lived far more intensely: we stumble and get up, we are sad, confident, insecure, feel loneliness and joy and love. There is nothing more; but I want nothing more. ~ Ayaan Hirsi Ali #quote

Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer #quote

The mind is everything. What you think you become.  ~ Buddha #quote

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Waldo Emerson #quote


Everything you can imagine is real. ~ Pablo Picasso #quote

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours. ~ Richard Bach #quote

A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually. ~ Abba Eban #quote

All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heart strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones moving easily under the flesh. ~ Doris Lessing #quote


There's a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we've left it. ~ Colum McCann #quote

A pool game mixes ritual with geometry. ~ Mary Karr #quote

Good products can be sold by honest advertising. If you don’t think the product is good, you have no business to be advertising it. ~ David Ogilvy #quote

There's nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. ~ Nicole Krauss #quote


If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page. ~ Mark Houlahan #quote

While we are postponing, life speeds by. ~ Seneca #quote

Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love. I like to work, read, learn, and understand life. ~ Langston Hughes #quote

I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon. ~ Bill Hirst #quote

We’re all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? ~ Doctor Who #quotes



Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Batten Down the Hatches, Mates

 You don't know what it is to live and laugh and love and run a man through! You've never tasted salty air on your tongue or waved heartily at a mermaid! ~ Gideon Defoe #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

As a pirate, she once undressed a fencing instructor using only her sword! ~ Kathy Reichs, Seizure #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay


What has four wooden legs and hangs out in a bar? If you answered a barstool, you’ve apparently never partied with a pack of pirates. ~ Jarod Kintz #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

I'm a pirate. I'm my own captain. #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay


When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to be a pirate and have the hat and everything. ~ Keira Knightley #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you. - Blackbeard #TalkLikeAPirateDay


A good pirate fights back, said Jasper, and a good pirate finds treasure. ~ Caroline Carlson #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

A pirate is for life, not just for Christmas. #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay


Piracy is the way o life. Ahoy. #TalkLikeAPirateDay

There comes a time in a man's life when he hears the call of the sea. If the man has a brain in his head, he will hang up the phone immediately. ~ Dave Barry. #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

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Batten down the hatches, mates, it's gonna get ugly! Relatively speaking. ~ Jack Sparrow #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Waves crack with wicked fury against me ship's hull while ocean currents rage as the full moon rises o're the sea. ~ Capt. John Phillips circa 1723 #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

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All right boys, let’s sail away! Show those bastards how airship pirates fly a ship!” ~ Katherine McIntyre, An Airship Named Desire #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

There comes a time in most men’s lives where they feel the need to raise the Black Flag. #TalkLikeAPirateDay


If you want to get my attention, wear a pirate outfit. ~ Michelle Branch #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all. ~ Johnny Depp #quote #TalkLikeAPirateDay