“I’m completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.” –George Carlin Sent Via: http://tinyurl.com/wizquotes
Teachers open the door but you must walk through it yourself. Chinese Proverb
“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.” -Andrew Carnegie
“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” – Aristotle, http://www.bquot.es/s/1503
“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” – John Adams, http://www.bquot.es/s/2235
January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. -George Orwell
You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say to films, is that it’s always just one person encountering the book, it’s not an audience, it’s one to one. -Paul Auster http://en.proverbia.net
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness. -Lao Tzu
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If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society. -Greek Proverb http://en.proverbia.net
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. -Chinese Proverb http://en.proverbia.net
Francis Bacon, Philosopher – Born: January 21, 1561.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt. -Bertrand Russell
When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds. Will Rogers
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Dogen: born January 19, 1200. Brainy Quote
What we think, we become. Buddha
This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. -Alan Watts
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold his tongue. -Italian Proverb en.proverbia.net
“When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else’s set of questions but never your own.” – Edward Murphy
Muhammad Ali: born January 17, 1942.
“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” – Winston Churchill
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. -Theodore Roosevelt
Martin Luther King, Jr. born: January 15, 1929.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. Jim Morrison
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou
Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark. -Rabindranath Tagore
The life you live, is the cards you were dealt with. You can play the hand and hope that the outcome changes, or throw them down and have a new set dealt, and maybe your life will change for the better. Just a thought.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. -Albert Einstein
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer’s radar and all great writers have had it. -Ernest Hemingway en.proverbia.net
A posting binge Yep I am/was on a posting binge It felt good doing it
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound mind, discourse a clear man. Benjamin Franklin Quote Source: en.proverbia
January can be: cold, frigid, blustery, snowy. January can be: sunny, windy, blustery, calm. January can be: time to bundle up, dress in layers. January can be: a cruel month, with short days and longer nights. January can be: some of the above, or all of the above. A Pondering Mind
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying ‘End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’, the paint wouldn’t even have time to dry.” –Terry Pratchett
I drink to make other people more interesting. Ernest Hemingway
“Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.” – Jules Renard
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Wishing all my followers a great 2015.