Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. -Wilma Rudolph
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life. -Simone Weil
Life is just a bowl of cherries, don’t take it serious, its mysterious. Life is just a bowl of cherries, so live and laugh and laugh at love, love a laugh, laugh and love. -Bob Fosse
Born: February 13, 1961 – Occupation: Musician
he awoke around 2:00 am and he couldn’t get back to sleep he decided to thrown on some clothes and take a walk the air was warm and it made him feel good ambling on down the street he sees two women in black heels totally naked standing at the corner as he approached theyContinue reading “Short Story”
Sam was in his glory, as the woman behind the counter, gave him a bag of day old muffins and doughnuts. She also filled his thermos with fresh brewed coffee. Sam is homeless, and has no job. He forages in the dumpsters for returnable cans and bottles, which keeps him busy. Now he is thankfulContinue reading “Quick Fiction”
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. -Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Life consists in what a man is thinking all day. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Born: January 15, 1929 – Died: April 4, 1968
Soon we will have completed our annual list of good intentions. Across the country there are millions of cigarettes waiting to be stomped out, tons of fat waiting to be lost, miles to be run, lives to be organized, selves to be improved. Once again, we will pass resolutions as if we were our ownContinue reading “January 1st”
Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything else. -Plato
Sitting in the shade, enjoying life.
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His life, a comedy of errors, which turns out to be a never-ending quest.
“If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.” – Michelangelo http://www.bquot.es/s/786
Source: The sunset is life’s way of saying “Good job, you survived today, here’s something pretty”
We all live one tick of the clock at a time. Numerous ticks too many to count. Yup!
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I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities. -Dr. Seuss
“I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.” – Jimi Hendrix http://www.bquot.es/s/169
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. – Buddha
It does make sense.
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“Worse than telling a lie is spending your whole life staying true to a lie.” – Robert Brault Criminal Quotes http://tinyurl.com/p9fdolv
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“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.” – Isaac Asimov Source: Criminal Quotes http://tinyurl.com/p9fdolv
“As life runs on, the road grows strange with new faces – and near the end, the milestones into headstones change, ‘neath every one a friend.” – James Russell Lowell http://tinyurl.com/p9fdolv
“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.” – Buddha http://www.bquot.es/s/1588
“Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying – a little shove toward the end.” – Erich Maria Remarque http://www.bquot.es/s/3142
“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” – Maya Angelou http://www.bquot.es/s/2554
“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…” – John Lennon http://www.bquot.es/s/185
“Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.” – John Lennon http://www.bquot.es/s/183
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Laying on the couch Spending time going Through the email Reading the notifications Of the people I follow While the TV is watching me What a charming life I live
Jose Ortega y Gasset – Spanish Philosopher. Born: May 9, 1883, Died: OCTOBER 18, 1955
“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus
“You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.” – Jimi Hendrix http://www.bquot.es/s/168
Born: April 10, 1941
“One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.” – Agatha Christie http://www.bquot.es/s/3691
“Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost http://www.bquot.es/s/2710
“Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.” – Aldous Huxley,
“As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.” – Lao Tzu
John Updike Novelist Born: March 18, 1932 – Died: January 27, 2009
“To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” – George Santayana http://www.bquot.es/s/3435
“There’s no advantage to hurrying through life.” -Masashi Kishimoto
“Life is a journey, not a destination.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Born: February 8, 1925 – Died: June 27, 2001
“Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.” Steven Wright http://www.bquot.es/s/1822
“Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.” Pythagoras http://www.bq4android.com/android/quotes/getQuote.php?id=3616
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. Harry Fosdick
From the email inbox: How much will you bet that no one goes over and tries to awaken the sleeping soldier.
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. “ –Marcus Aurelius
“For now is my grief heavier than the sands of the seas, she thought. This world has emptied me of all but the oldest purpose: tomorrow’s life.” –Frank Herbert
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” –Robert Frost
To most of us the real life is the life we do not lead. -Oscar Wilde.
Live the good life, as the bad one sucks. —– A Pondering Mind 9/20/2014
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One doesn’t recognize the really important moments in one’s life until it’s too late. Agatha Christie
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.