Thursday, September 30, 2021

September Words of Wisdom

Either you will control your government, or government will control you. 
--Ronald Reagan

If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. --Jean Paul Sartre

Every time we stomp down our introverted nature, we crush part of our soul in the process. --Michaela Chung

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meanings of words, yo can control the people who must use the words. --Philip K. Dick

Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. --Drew Houston

It's dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. --Voltaire

We're at the stage in the west in which a love of liberty is equated with fascism, its direct antithesis. --Alice Smith

There's something really simple and idyllic about living in a house very close to the water. --Andrea Riseborough

I have been successful probably because I have always realized that I knew nothing about writing and have merely tried to tell an interesting story entertainingly. --Edgar Rice Burroughs

And when you look up at the night skies over Montana, it's hard not to think that we can't be alone on this rock, that there isn't something else out there or up there, in charge of this whole crazy-ass enterprise. --Anthony Bourdain

Let a series of happy thoughts run through your mind. They will show on your face. --Unknown

Distance yourself from people that you don't want to become. --Shane Parrish

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. --Winston Churchill

What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It's not good at much else. --Tom Clancy

I don't wish bad on nobody, but you reap what you sow in life, you don't get to treat people like shit and live a happy life. --Unknown

The secret to getting ahead is getting started. --Mark Twain

Solitude is dangerous. It's addictive. Once you see how peaceful it is, you no longer want to deal with people. --Mia Siya

We got rid of the mean tweets and all it cost was everything. --Clifton Duncan

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. --Laura Ingalls Wilder

Be addicted to bettering yourself. --Unknown

One of the most cowardly thinks ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts. --C.S. Lewis

A party without cake is really just a meeting. --Julia Child

Learn from your past...then pack your shit and get the fuck out of there. 

Your imagination creates your reality. --Neville Goddard

A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not be trusted by anybody. --Thomas Paine

Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic. --Rosalind Russell

We're blessed with the opportunity to stand for something - for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these things are worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to. --President Ronald Reagan

My entire life I wanted to become an American, and I've never understood since immigrating here why so many people are ungrateful for what they have and where they were born. --Brigitte Gabriel

Stop thinking about writing as art. Think of it as work. If you're an artist, whatever you do is going to be art. If you're not an artist, at least you can do a good days work. --Paddy Chayefsky

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation. --Leo Tolstoy

I'd have to guess about 95% of Americans who mainstream media call "far-right" want only to work for a living, keep most of their money, raise their kids in peace, get them a good education without left-wing indoctrination, own a nice home and be left alone. You know, "extremists". --Kyle Becker

So long as men and women write what they want, then all of the other freedoms - all of them - will remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes an act of conscience, a weapon of truth, an article of faith. --Rod Serling

By choosing to be our most authentic and loving self, we leave a trail of magic everywhere we go. --Emmanuel Dagher

Cream rises. Excellence does have its rewards. --Anthony Bourdain

Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. A lion walks alone while the sheep flock together. --Unknown

Never wish them pain. That's not who you are. If they caused you pain, they must have pain inside. Wish them healing. That's what they need. --Najwa Zebian

There is nothing more exciting than peace of mind. --Unknown

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