Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Golden Oldie

We all admire the wisdom of people
who come to us for advice.

-Jack Herbert
URL does not seem to be good now. tftd

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Golden Oldie

I know that you believe that you understood
what you think I said, but I am not sure you
realize that what you heard is not what I meant.

-Robert McCloskey,
State Department spokesman
Quotation #26806 from Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations:

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Furbling, v.:
Having to wander through a maze of ropes at an airport or bank
even when you are the only person in line.
-- Rich Hall, "Sniglets

Monday, September 26, 2011

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Golden Oldie

One thought driven home is better
than three left on base.

-James Liter
Bits & Pieces May 2005

Friday, September 23, 2011

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Newlan's Truism:
An "acceptable" level of unemployment means that the government
economist to whom it is acceptable still has a job.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Golden Oldie

He who is carried on another's back
does not appreciate how far off the town is.

-African Proverb
DailyInbox: PAX Proverbs Plus

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Golden Oldie

New Definitions


A person who has stopped growing at both ends
and is now growing in the middle.

-Contributed by Willie Weiss
Former tftd Neighbor

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Golden Oldie

A loyal friend laughs at your jokes
when they're not so good, and
sympathizes with your problems
when they're not so bad.

-Arnold H. Glasow
DailyInbox: Bits and Pieces -
ON FRIENDS - 01-08-02

Monday, September 19, 2011

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Golden Oldie

The plan may be useless,
but the planning process
is invaluable.

-Dwight D. Eisenhower
As quoted in "Disaster
Recovery Journal"
Spring 2003

Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Some cause happiness wherever they go.
Others whenever they go.

-Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

I didn't say it was your fault,
I said I was blaming you.

-Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire,
but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

- Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Monday, September 12, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Taxes, n.:
Of life's two certainties,
the only one for which
you can ge an extension.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

We never really grow up,
we only learn how to act in public.

-Paraprosdokian sentences & statements
From Kirk Miller on Puns

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Thursday, September 6th, 2011

People in distress will sometimes
prefer a problem that is familiar
to a solution that is not.

-Neil Postman
Bits and Pieces
October 2010

Friday, September 2, 2011

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

More hearts pine away in secret anguish for unkindness
from those who should be their comforters,
than for any other calamity in life.

-Edward Young
Submitted by Daryl Gibson

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Ingrate, n.:
A man who bites the hand that feeds him,
and then complains of indigestion.