Tuesday, February 28, 2023

February Words of Wisdom

Orson Welles lists Citizen Kane as his best film, Alfred Hitchcock opts for Shadow of a Doubt, and Sir Carol Reed chose The Third Man - and I'm in all of them. --Joseph Cotten
Trust your wings. --Saul Kissing 
Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy. --Mary Berry

Of course, she must be sleeping, sleeping deeply, wrapped in the darkness of that strange little world of hers. --Haruki Murakami

Write the best story you can and write it as straight as you can. --Ernest Hemingway
I let negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. --George Foreman
The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly - that is what each of us is here for. --Oscar Wilde
When you're clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it's clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. --Victoria Moran 

Being pure in heart may mean breaking some habits and peeling off our masks. --Chuck Swindoll
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself. --Thomas Edison

Sometimes it is the quiet observer who sees the most. -Kathryn L. Nelson
Football, beer, and above all, gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult. --George Orwell ("1984") 

We are our choices. --Jean Paul Sartre

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn't. --Mark Twain
The very purpose of journalism is to expose the world for what it is, not to create false political narratives in order to make money. --James O'Keefe 

He who dares not offend cannot be honest. --Thomas Paine
The supreme trick of mass insanity is that it persuades you that the only abnormal person is the one who refuses to join in the madness of others, the one who tries vainly to resist. We will never understand totalitarianism if we do not understand that people rarely have the strength to be uncommon. --Eugene Ionesco 

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. --Voltaire

One idiot is one idiot. Two idiots are two idiots. Ten thousand idiots are a political party. --Franz Kafka
Karma comes after everyone eventually. You can't get away with screwing people over your whole life, I don't care who you are. What goes around comes around. That's how it works. Sooner or later the universe will serve you the revenge that you deserve. --Jessica Brody

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