“The cesspool…it’s not so bad once you’re in it” (commentary from the backseat when negotiating between the car and pedestrian traffic when entering the interior parking lot of the Allen Outlet Mall this afternoon) Continue reading The Quotable FW
“You can’t trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.” -W. C. Fields Continue reading Cast A Crooked Shadow
“We burn daylight.” – William Shakespeare (My kids hated me saying this when they were growing up, but they obviously had(have) no idea how well read their dad was(is)…hahaha) Continue reading Burning Quote
Funny how this works more times than not: “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Continue reading Lead with a Laugh Quote
“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings Yeah, well Josh…I’m not sure that’s entirely true, but I will admit I still ache with a love lost for and from my Mackie Queen of Scots. Continue reading Dog Quote
I’ve always liked Sir Winston…. “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” – Sir Winston Churchill Continue reading Read Books Quote
I’m not really sure this is personally applicable, (some may say I’ve been radical my whole life, or is it I’ve been a rebel my whole life?) but…the timing of the quote is seemingly, eerily, politically appropriate. TelePrompt this why don’t cha: “I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.” – Robert Frost Continue reading You ol’ conservative you Quote
Not that I am either, but I do find myself repeating this: “It’s harder to be kind than clever.” – Jeff Bezos Continue reading Kind Quite
From the great philosopher: “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa Continue reading Zapp’d Quote
“I think it is good that books still exist, but they do make me sleepy.” – Frank Zappa Continue reading
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz Or maybe a DQ Mint Oreo Blizzard would do just as well…. Continue reading Or maybe….
This is personally relevant today, it was for yesterday, and it has been for the past several days. Lets hope tomorrow is different…for the better: “The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) Continue reading Yup….
“You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.” – Arlo Guthrie I think I know what that means…. Continue reading Well OK then….
“The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill.”
“The stars make no noise.”
“Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth.”
“Here’s to you and yours, And to mine and ours, And if mine and ours ever come across you and yours, I hope you and yours will do as much for mine and ours and mine and ours have done for you and yours!”
Continue reading “Irish Wisdoms and Cheers (the 8/26/11 post that didn’t post)”
“May the Irish hills caress you. May her lakes and rivers bless you. May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.”
“It’s wonderful when the people believe in their leader. It’s more wonderful when the leader believes in their people! You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.” – Booker T. Washington “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill Continue reading Ought-to Quotes
The haves and have nots usually have something to do with the dids and did nots.
The art of becoming wise is the art of knowing what to overlook
— William James, Psychologist
I’d rather know some of the questions than all of the answers.
– James Thurber, Humorist
“The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.” – Lewis Thomas Continue reading Worrisome things