Friday, April 22, 2016

What You Need to Know About Experience

"Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him"
Aldous Huxley

And some people just never learn from their experiences... sadly.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Nothing is Funnier

"Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world."

Samuel Becket

Okay, here is one quote that I can't figure out for the life of me.  Where he came up with this idea... I have NO IDEA

Setting Conditions on Happiness

Life holds so much, so much to be happy about always. Most people as for happiness on condition. Happiness can be felt only if you don't set any conditions.
Arthur Rubenstein

Unfortunately, too few people learn how to obtain this state of awareness. Could it be that they don't realize that they are setting  conditions. I will have to think about this.

A Little Humor For a Rainy Thursday Afternoon

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
George Mikes
 
I guess I will move to the continent...  one country at a time lol! I am suddenly thinking of Peach Melba and dinner is ages away. :(
The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count. George Mikes
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A Quote About Chaos

What a gift of grace to be able to take the chaos from within and from it create some semblance of order.

Katherine Paterson

Take a few seconds today to consider the chaos that might be in your life today.  At the moment my dining room table is driving me crazy. I came up with the brilliant idea to use it as a desk this morning...  I don't think that was a very good idea. Yes, I love the space that I have, but I certainly don't like the mess that it has created!!