Archive for the 'Quotes' Category
It’s not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet, playwright, first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
~ Grounds Services crew supervisor Mary Nolan, speaking at a picnic in honor of groundskeeper Arturo Rodriguez, who retired after working at Stanford for 42 years.
mdmhvonpa of White Lightning Axiom sure has a way with words. Referring to a woman who repeatedly blocks the access lane of a handicapped parking (HP) spot:
Speaking of suckage, on Monday I found the HP-Hostile woman had parked her car in the slot again. The kids asked me if I were going to write her a note. I said no, that would be like putting lipstick on a pig. A lot of effort and it would still be a pig. I’m kinda hoping they repeat that if we see her next time.
Maybe that’s why I’ve never bothered with lipstick.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
~King Edward VIII
And it’s not just America…. Boy, we’re in a heap o’ trouble.
Something’s got to. Why not Post-It Flags?
And we must remember that all these things, the nuances, the anomalies, the subtleties, which we assume only accessorize our days, are effective for a much larger and nobler cause. They are here to save our lives. I know the idea seems strange, but I also know that it just so happens to be true. And, so it was, a wristwatch saved Harold Crick.