Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
~ Josh Billings
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
~ Sandra Carey
“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”
~ Richard Branson
To experience sublime natural beauty is to confront the total inadequacy of language to describe what you see. Words cannot convey the scale of a view that is so stunning it is felt.
~ Eleanor Catton
Two weeks ago, I voted by mail in, but dropped it off at the ballot box in the lobby of the local police station, as I didn’t trust the postal service with the shenanigans they was doing. I did check online to see if it was received at the city clerk’s office, and it was. I did my part to hopefully rid the orange menace on November 3.
“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”
~ Samuel Adams
“The ‘what should be’ never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no ‘what should be,’ there is only what is.”
~ Lenny Bruce
Has your life changed or turned upside down, inside out, don’t know which end is up, due to all the different things that have happened in the year 2020?
When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.
~ Ayurvedic Proverb
Glucose levels are very good, and have been that way for quite some time. Also, its been a year since I had to be on insulin. I am happy for the way things have worked out.
Life is good.
2020 the year from hell
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.
“Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.”
~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“The majority of men… are not capable of thinking, but only of believing, and… are not accessible to reason, but only to authority.”
~ Arthur Schopenhauer
“Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you’ve been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.”
~ H. G. Wells
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”
~ Abraham Lincoln
Talent without discipline, is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”
~ Malcolm X
The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.
~ David Icke
Its Labor Day 2020
and the moron
president is still
In two more months
we can send him
With all the
us with the
who is behind
blah blah blah
The only poll
that counts and
is at the polling
booth on November 3rd
we rid of
‘the sky is falling’
A president who
praises police …
and also a vigilante
killer in Kenosha
So, you either
praise one or
the other, not
Now to watch
out for men dressed
in all black, flying
in a plane over
The sky is falling
be removed from
Everyday it seems
that he gets more
outrageous with the
bullshit he spouts
Again. He must be
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
~ Franz Kafka
Kamala Harris is an excellent pick. Joe Biden made the right choice, and won’t take any shit from Trump and his minions.
2020: the year of not knowing which end is up.
2020: the year the world got turned on its head
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
~ Albert Einstein
“You cannot be afraid to speak up and speak out for what you believe. You have to have courage, raw courage.”
~ John Lewis
It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world it for us right now.
~ David Attenborough
“I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.”
~ Audrey Hepburn
Is it just me, wondering if this country has lost its collective soul, and if so, can the damage be repaired?
“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”
~ Albert Einstein
The entire cast of know-it-all, know nothing so-called leaders of the free world, are all aboard an all expenses gladfully paid for, at the taxpayers expense, a non-returnable flight, on the spaceship emptiness. It is heading straight on into the void, and will never be heard from again.
If age is only a number, then I don’t feel as old as what my age is. And that’s what keeps me going.
“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
~ John Lennon
“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”
~ William Ellery Channing
Now that the Coronavirus Covid-19 has showed up in the White House, is all I have to say is, “What goes around, comes around.”