Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by J.R.R.Tokin', Feb 21, 2012.
My lifes motto has been
'God helps those who help themselves'
Im sure someone has said it, so its a quote & if no-one sticks their hand up................
'God helps those who help themselves'- Dorkus_molorkus circa 1990's will suffice.
Great advice for my son-
'Look after the cocksucker who is doing you the favour!'
Dorkus_molorkus circa late 2000's- early 2010's
'Doesnt matter where you get your appetite as long as you eat at home.'- Some old hobo lecturing me 20yrs ago about infidelity in marriage.
I guess he was hungry once, got some takeout & his missus didnt appreciate him dining at KFC when there was some perfectly good greasy thighs & box at home. Now he eats garbage & lives in a box.
'Marge, it takes two to lie, one to lie and one to listen'- Homer j Simpson
You're only crazy until you're proven right. Then you're a forward thinker.
"Every person needs to take one day away.
A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future...
A day away in which no problems are confronted,
no solutions searched for."
Best live long advice:
"Be kind, stay active, and play Scrabble."
Dorothy D'Ambrose - 102
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me rather than a frontal lobotomy.
“I'd woken up early, and I took a long time getting ready to exist.”
― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
― George Bernard Shaw
“...and the night was comfortably warm as the soft filtered light continued to push the darkness into the shadows as they held each other and kissed and pushed each others darkness into the corner, believing in each others light, each others dream.”
― Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind."
- William James
“We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together.”
― Terence McKenna
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
“Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.”
"It's better to be pissed off than pissed on"
"It's not ideal but I deal"
"If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money on them." - Abigail Van Buren
"The first thing you have to do if you want to raise nice kids, is you have to talk to them like they are people instead of talking to them like they're property." - Frank Zappa
"Don't piss on my leg and tell me it's raining."
“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”
"You healthy people make me sick!"
Alcoholism is a disease, but it’s the only one you can get yelled at for having. “Goddamn it, Otto, you are an alcoholic.” “Goddamn it, Otto, you have Lupus.” One of those two doesn’t sound right.
"It is true, that which I have revealed to you; there is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream—a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you...
..and you are but a thought."
- The Mysterious Stranger
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody and they meet at the bar" - Drew Carey
"So I was sitting in my cubicle today and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life." - Peter Gibbons, Office Space
Can anyone tell I really hate my job right now lol
"I'd rather be a rising ape,than a falling angel."
"Love all,trust a few ,do harm to none."
"This above all: to thine own self be true".
"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers".
“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.”
“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
“And die of nothing but a rage to live”
“Act well your part; there all the honour lies.”
A 'bit' more recent :
"I'd rather have a gun and not need it,than need a gun and not have it"
"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!"
President Merkin Muffley
"The light was yellow, sir."
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See every difficulty as a challenge, a stepping stone, and never be defeated by anything or anyone.
"I base my fashion taste on what doesn't itch." - Gilda Radner
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