quotes

What journalism really is…

This quote, misattributed to George Orwell, gets at the "nut" of the civic role and responsibility of real journalism.   Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. everything else is public relations. ~ George Orwell (misattributed) The quote...

I didn’t know what I wanted to do…

The original quote from Diane Von Furstenberg is... “I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be.” ― Diane Von Furstenberg But as a male of the species, I prefer this gender-neutral adaptation: “I didn't know what I wanted to do, but...

Unconcerned about your losing your right to privacy?

  Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to day. ~ Edward Snowden Add this quote, which is controversially attributed...

Listen and you might learn something new ~ Dalai Lama

Nice point by the Dalai Lama. Not that speaking can or should be avoided entirely. Asking questions and sharing your views has tremendous value and is absolutely necessary for the "market of ideas" to work. Indeed, I think you can learn a lot in the process of trying...

12 fucking rules for success ~ image & text versions

It's like all the self-help bits of advice curated into one twelve item list...that repeats the f-word a lot. In case the title didn't give it away, NSFW due to language. I found this "12 fucking rules for success" image about a year ago and had forgotten about...

What journalism really is…

This quote, misattributed to George Orwell, gets at the "nut" of the civic role and responsibility of real journalism.   Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. everything else is public relations. ~ George Orwell (misattributed) The quote...

Quote that gives me chills

Truly, this quote gives me chills.... "If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness." ~Phrase carved into concentration camp cell by a Jewish Prisoner Source ~ reddit 

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What democracy demands of religious values ~ Obama quote

This is a superb quote from President Barack Obama. As a former Catholic, this speaks to how I feel religious values should inform the laws and government policy of our democracy. It seems the only way if we hope to stay a true melting pot of cultures. “Democracy...

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9 Wise Quotes from “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ~ What a collection of senior actors. Totally love this film. Poignant. Funny. Sad. Joyous. And with some wisdom thrown in for good measure. Here are some favorite quotes from the movie: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.... Sonny:...

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Backseat logic

Backseat logic

Kids in the BACK SEAT cause ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS in the BACK SEAT may cause kids SO....NO BACK SEAT = NO ACCIDENTS

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Glass half full or half empty? ~ BEST response ever!

Glass half full or half empty? ~ BEST response ever!

Best response to the glass half full, glass half empty debate... Dear Optimist, Pessimist, and Realist, While you guys were busy arguing about the glass of water, I drank it! Sincerely, The Opportunist And someone else chimes in with even better reply... Dear...

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