Thought for Friday, Oct 30, 2009
Worry is the darkroom
where negatives are developed.
-Heard on the radio 2001/06/04
by Michael J. Ciha
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If you don't go to other men's funerals they won't go to yours.
-- Clarence Day
People who have what they want
are very fond of telling people
who haven't what they want
that they don't want it.
One who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
The 50-50-90 rule:
Every day is a Saturday,
unless it is Sunday.
I still wear a watch because I
When asked what am I doing now that
-Ruminations from Herr Kemper
My spelling is Wobbly.
It's good spelling but
it Wobbles, and the letters
get in the wrong places.
-A. A. Milne (1882-1958)
If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer,
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
-Henry David Thoreau
tftd - This may be OK for the general public
Given three requisites - means of existence,
reasonable health, and an absorbing interest-
those years beyond sixty can be the happiest
and most satisfying of a lifetime.
- Earnest Elmo Calkins
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself
but talent instantly recognizes genius.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Absence of evidence is not
evidence of absence.
Decision is a sharp knife that cut
clean and straight. Indecision is
a dull one that hacks and tears
and leaves ragged edges behind.
While it may be true that a watched pot never boils, the one you don't
keep an eye on can make an awful mess of your stove.
-- Edward Stevenson
First published tftd
It's not my place
Life is like a roll of toilet paper.
The closer you get to the end the
faster it goes.
-Puns of the Day
Some folks are wise,
and some are otherwise.
Just because it's hard
doesn't mean it's impossible.