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“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)
Posted in Blogging, lessons, Photography, Quotes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, Wit Tagged adaptation, fuchsia, GBShaw, lessons, life, man, reason, wisdom, world 12 Comments
Wit and Wisdom of Wilde!
“Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard Some do it with a bitter look Some with a flattering word The coward does it with a kiss The brave man with a sword” ― … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Quotes, Uncategorized, values, Wit Tagged bravery, cowardice, kiss, lessons, life, love, people, wilde, wisdom 8 Comments
Wilde’s Wit and Wisdom!
“In old days men had the rack. Now they have the press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth estate. That was … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Quotes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values, Wit Tagged beauty, journalism, lessons, lords, parliament, press, wilde, wisdom, Wit 10 Comments
Words of Wisdom!
Better a wee fire to warm you… than a big fire to burn you. ~Scottish.
Posted in Photography, Proverbs, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged burn, fire, lessons, life, scottish, warm, wisdom 4 Comments
Thought for the Week!
“It is not our diversity which divides us; it is not our ethnicity, or religion or culture that divides us. Since we have achieved our freedom, there can only be one division amongst us: between those who cherish democracy and … Continue reading
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A Little Talking Bee…
One sunny morning, a little boy was looking at the flowers in the garden. Suddenly, a little bee came and sat on his nose. He was afraid that the bee might sting him. He stood very still. Then the bee … Continue reading
Posted in Fun, lessons, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged beauty, bees, boys, children, garden, lessons, life, wisdom 10 Comments
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
Just a Thought!
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. ~Kahlil Gibran.
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