Tag Archives: Quotes

Morons

“I’m not a doctor, I’m a fucking moron.  I’m not a respected source of information, even for me … But I at least try to be honest about what I’m saying.” ~Joe Rogan (source) But of what value is an honest moron?

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Competition

“We’re in competition with China and other countries to win the 21st Century.”  ~Joe Biden (source) No we’re not.  There is no “competition.”  That’s stupid. We have enough already.  Let’s take care of the sick and elderly, house the homeless, feed the hungry, educate the young. Somebody else can “win,” whatever that means.

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One Word

“I wish I could say everything in one word. I hate all the things that can happen between the beginning of a sentence and the end.” ~Leonard Cohen

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Brother Companion

“I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.”  ~Job 30:29 (KJV)   Job was pretty cool. (This is a cut-and-paste from my primary blog, over HERE. WordPress has removed many of my favorite formatting options, so it may look wonky here.)

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The Pride of Life

 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, …

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Me and Art

Excerpted from Art Buchwald’s autobiography Leaving Home: A Memoir, ©1993: But a funny thing can happen to you in a depression. If you don’t hurt yourself, you can gain tremendous insights and empathy, find inner strengths and hidden talents. It’s mysterious process, but if you can hold on, you become a wiser and better person. …

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Catcher

“Ever since reading Catcher in the Rye, I have identified with Holden Caulfield. I always believed that while he was working one side of the street, I was working the other.” ~Art Buchwald, in his autobiography Leaving Home: A Memoir, ©1993 That’s interesting. I would never have thought to compare Holden Caulfield with Art Buchwald. …

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In/Never In

“Sometimes we are in doubt, but never in despair.” ~Phil Koch

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Little Duties

“Great holiness consists in carrying out the little duties of each moment.” ~St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albás

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Stumbles

From Galatians 6:1-2: Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ. From The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran: …

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Fear and Joy

“The great difference between joy and fear is simple: Joy can take place in all three ‘time zones’– past, present, and future. Whereas fear is only of what might happen to us in the future. We cannot be afraid of the past. If we are afraid of something in the present it is really because …

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Most People

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” ~Oscar Wilde (via) Well, don’t I feel the fool for quoting him.

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