- #1677142lilith7 April 23, 2018 at 11:21 am
“Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.”
“God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
“When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look,
it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.”
“When the rich rob the poor its called business, When the poor rob the rich it is called violence”
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain#1677316supergold April 24, 2018 at 1:02 pm#1677394supergold April 25, 2018 at 7:56 am
Lest we forget
Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)#1677469supergold April 26, 2018 at 6:24 am#1677501lilith7 April 26, 2018 at 11:59 am
“I have learnt that a man has the right and obligation to look down at another man only when that man needs help to get up from the ground’.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
An excess of reason is itself a form of madness.
“There are two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle.”
Albert Einstein#1677624supergold April 27, 2018 at 7:14 am#1677653lilith7 April 27, 2018 at 12:32 pm
When I feed the poor, they call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they call me a communist.
Dom Helder Camara
Women constitute HALF the world’s population, perform nearly TWO THIRDS of the world’s work, receive ONE TENTH of the world’s income, own less than ONE HUNDREDTH of the world’s wealth.
A man’s ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Albert Einstein#1677765supergold April 28, 2018 at 9:35 am
George Carlin’s Views on Aging
Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we’re kids? If you’re less than 10 years old, you’re so excited about aging that you think in fractions.
‘How old are you?’ ‘I’m four and a half!‘ You’re never thirty-six and a half. But you’re four and a half, going on five! That’s the key.
You get into your teens, now they can’t hold you back. You jump to the next number, or even a few ahead.
‘How old are you?’ ‘I’m gonna be 16!’ You could be 13, but hey, you’re gonna be 16! And then the greatest day of your life .. . You become 21. Even the words sound like a ceremony YOU BECOME 21. YESSSS!!!
But then you turn 30. Oooohh, what happened there? Makes you sound like bad milk! He TURNED; we had to throw him out. There’s no fun now, you’re just a sour-dumpling. What’s wrong? What’s changed?
You BECOME 21, you TURN 30, then you’re PUSHING 40. Whoa! Put on the brakes, it’s all slipping away. Before you know it, you REACH 50 and your dreams are gone.
But wait!!! You MAKE it to 60. You didn’t think you would?
So you BECOME 21, TURN 30, PUSH 40, REACH 50 and MAKE it to 60.
You’ve built up so much speed that you HIT 70! After that it’s a day-by-day thing; you HIT Wednesday!
You get into your 80’s and every day is a complete cycle; you HIT lunch; you TURN 4:30; you REACH bedtime. And it doesn’t end there. Into the 90s, you start going backwards; ‘I Was JUST 92.‘
Then a strange thing happens. If you make it over 100, you become a little kid again. ‘I’m 100 and a half!’
May you all make it to a healthy 100 and a half!! 😆 😆
Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)#1677778kaiMemberMember since: January 4, 2008
Replies: 9136kai April 28, 2018 at 11:31 am
Love that Supergold !! Well said …
Cheers From Kai
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