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🤗 Many of you will be familiar with my annual visit to the Brethren in the Monastery. I have been associated with them for many years now…….🤓 I have always tried to make at least one visit a year to … Continue reading
“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” — G.B.S Immaturity
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ~G. B. Shaw (Maxims for Revolutionists)
“[The] power of accurate observation … is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.” — G.B.Shaw – The World
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole! ~Oscar Wilde.
” The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” ~A Woman of No Importance.
A Cynic? Someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing!
Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. —The Soul of Man Under Socialism
Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is always Judas who writes the biography.