Post three

Of the Invasion of the TFTDs…

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. – James Madison

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. – Christopher Morley (heh, heh heh)

I don’t know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he’s funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me. – Paul Lynde

Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us. – Paul Theroux

A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space. – Gloria Steinem (fight like hell if someone tries to put you on one.)

I’m not funny. What I am is brave.– Lucille Ball (Comedy is hard to pull off)

The more I see of men, the more I like dogs. – Clara Bow

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor. – Victor Hugo (This. DAMNIT THIS!!!)

Anyone can be passionate, but it take real lovers to be silly.–Rose Franken

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him. – Louis L’Amour

It had snowed in the night, and the world looked very clean, which I knew it not to be. But illusion is nice sometimes. – Spenser, Painted Ladies, by Robert B. Parker

Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. –  Dag Hammarskjold

Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long. – Robert Burton

Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren’t. – Julian Barnes

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. -Khalil Gibran

Isn’t it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most! — Charles Lindbergh

Our house is made of glass… and our lives are made of glass; and there is nothing we can do to protect ourselves. – Joyce Carol Oates

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream. -Paulo Coelho

Things forbidden have a secret charm. – Tacitus

See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time. – Robin Williams

Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. – Jimi Hendrix

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. – Paulo Coelho

The color of truth is gray. – Andre Gide

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Jean Jaques Rousseau


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