"You cannot negotiate with people who say, 'what's mine is mine, and what's yours is negotiable.'" -- John F. Kennedy
"Boom boom boom
Haw haw haw"
- John Lee Hooker
Edgar, I was going to respond with:
"yeah, yeah, yeah..
Yeah, yeah, YEAH!"
~ the Beatles
But I won't.
"I did pretty good for a guy who never finished high school and used to yodel at square dances."
~ Roy Rogers
It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
"It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am."
~ Muhammad Ali
Another four stars, olga. I'm still laughing over that one.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
~ Kurt Vonnegut
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
“Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?" --(The real) last words of Socrates
How diligent and thoughtful Socrates is.
Rev. Robert Forby
Miscasualty: An unlucky accident. An why is it not as good a word as mischance or misfortune?
, Vocabulary of East Anglia
From my Forgotten Engish
BTW: New avatar Edgar? Snazzy!
"No No No, I distinctly said HAmms Bock, not Hemlock"--Those were words that maybe Socrates should have said
When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep -- not screaming, like the passengers in his car.
"It was not well to drive men into final corners; at those moments they could all develop teeth and claws."
— Stephen Crane (The Red Badge of Courage)
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
~ Katharine Hepburn
"How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends. Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning. Thus, then, in our hearts' honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg—a cosy, loving pair."
- Moby Dick, Herman Melville
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
~ attributed to Groucho Marx