You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter."
— Nicholas Sparks
A word is dead
when it is said,
I say it only begins
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
~Burt Bacharach ~
An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an "Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order" sign, just "Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience."
Do you think that when they asked George Washington for ID that he just whipped out a quarter?
Toast will not brown while you are watching it. Glance away and it turns into smoking charcoal.
Experience is only gained after you need it.
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
— Dr. Seuss
"Life is infinately stranger than anything the mind of man could invent." Sherlock Holmes in A case of identity
"Don't worry about the world ending today, it's already tomorrow in Australia."
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
— Robert Frost
"Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it 'The Present'."
— Eleanor Roosevelt
'Women are like teabags; you never know how strong they are until you put them in hot water... Eleanor Roosevelt.
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."
Dreams are answers to questions we haven't yet figured out how to ask. ~X-Files~
"There is nothing so gentle as real strength; There is nothing stronger than real gentleness."
"The weak cannot forgive; Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." Ghandi
"If you don't stand for something you'll fall for anything."