Wednesday, March 31, 2021

March Words of Wisdom

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

As I watch this generation try to rewrite history, one thing I'm sure will be misspelled and have no punctuation. --Unknown

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. --W.M. Morris

The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. --Will Rogers

Understand me. I'm not like an ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul. 
--Charles Bukowski

Truth is not what you want it to be; it is what it is, and you must bend to its power or live a lie. --Miyamoto Musashi

You're right. I am more than a little weird and a bit awkward. No, I don't fit in and most people don't understand me. But at least I'm being real and I think the world needs more people who are brave enough to be real. --Brooke Hampton

Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, because if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world. --Daniel Webster

Don't waste your energy on the ugly. Save it for the beautiful. --Harold Arlen

Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness - all of them due to the offender's ignorance of what is good or evil. --Marcus Aurelius

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. --Albert Einstein

World peace sounds great and all but at this point, I'd settle for less government control. --Brooke Hampton

They can never take away from you...what you know to be true. You are a warrior, you are fighting your own battle that no one really knows about, it is not over, you are more alive today than you ever were. Every loss and win, has made you exactly who you are at this moment. This is your journey and this path is being paved specifically for you. Breathe, today is the first day of the rest of your life. It is going to be ok, even when it feels like it's not. Focus. Move forward. --Gina Carano

One of the painful signs of years of dumbed-down education is how many people are unable to make a coherent argument. They can vent their emotions, question other people's motives, make bold assertions, repeat slogans - anything except reason. --Thomas Sowell

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. --Babe Ruth

Stop finding the ways that you can't do something, and find all the ways that you can. --Issa Rae

Classy is when you have a lot to say, but you choose to remain silent in the company of fools. --Unknown

Evil preaches tolerance until it is dominant, then it tries to silence good. 
--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force. --George Orwell

Too many people in the media cannot seem to tell the difference between reporting the news and creating propaganda. --Thomas Sowell

Life is complicated. It's filled with nuance. It's unsatisfying. ...If I believe in anything, it is doubt. The root cause of all life's problems is looking for a simple fucking answer. --Anthony Bourdain

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. --Albert Einstein

To escape from the world means that one's mind is not concerned with the opinions of the world --Dogen Zenji

When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind. --C.S. Lewis

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