He who throws mud loses ground

- unknown

 

Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it.  

- Hank Ketcham

 

We need not fear those who do evil in the name of evil, but Heaven protect us from those who do evil in the name of good. 

- Arthur C. Adams

 

A pedestal is as much a prison as any small space. 

- Gloria Steinem

 



An average is just an abstraction; I’ve never met a family with exactly 2.5 children

- Gien

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. 

- Mark Twain

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. 

- Oscar Wilde

 

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim. 

- George Santayana

 

Unconditional love dissolves the illusion of separation; anger reinforces it

- Gien

 

When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep — not screaming, like the passengers in his car

- Jack Handey

 

War does not determine who is right – only who is left.

- Unknown

“Violence won’t solve a thing. It makes it more challenging to solve, though.

- Unknown

 

“Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.

- Confucius

 

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. 

- Unknown

 

“The mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work unless it’s open.

- Unknown

“The best mind-altering drug is truth.

- Unknown

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

- Lao Tzu

” The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.

- Lao Tzu

”  The best things in life are not things.

- Unknown

”   Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

- Unknown

”   Did you know that dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train people to stand on the very edge of the pool and throw them fish?

- Unknown

 The costs of the Bush-Obama wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now estimated to run as high as $4.4 trillion — a major victory for Osama bin Laden, whose announced goal was to bankrupt America by drawing it into a trap. The 2011 military budget — almost matching that of the rest of the world combined — is higher in real terms than at any time since World War II and is slated to go even higher . 

- Noam Chomsky