The Curious Autodidact

January 12, 2017

The Average Person

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:22 pm

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“The average person thinks he isn’t.”

            – Father Larry Lorenzoni

January 6, 2017

MacArthur: It’s all a Matter of Perspective

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:25 pm

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“We are not retreating – we are advancing in another Direction.”

            – General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

January 1, 2017

Wisdom of Cathy Ladman

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:47 pm

All religions are the same: religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.

Cathy Ladman, comedian, writer, actress (1955- )

December 15, 2016

The Two Questions…

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:45 pm

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There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. “How much do you love me” and “Who’s in charge” Everything else is manageable.

-a 90-year old woman as quoted in the book “Eat, Pray, Love

December 10, 2016

Edward De Bono

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:40 pm

A myth is a fixed way of looking at the world which cannot be destroyed because, looked at through the myth, all evidence supports the myth.

Edward De Bono

December 6, 2016

Words of Wisdom: Kathleen Norris

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:59 pm

 

In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.

-Kathleen Norris, novelist and columnist (1880-1966)

December 1, 2016

Ursula K. LeGuin

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:42 pm

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Ursula K. Le Guin, author

November 25, 2016

Curiosity According to Ms. Dorothy Parker

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:49 pm

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The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

 –Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

November 17, 2016

Immortality

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:51 pm

Susan Ertz (Mrs J.R. McCrindle), by Bassano Ltd, 2 August 1939 - NPG x27062 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

 

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

–Susan Ertz

November 14, 2016

Will and Ariel Durant

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:54 pm

We Americans are the best-informed people on earth as to the events of the last 24 hours; we are not the best informed as to the events of the last 60 centuries.

  • Will and Ariel Durant
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