"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death." — Leonardo da Vinci
chopstix on August 8th, 2014
Then he must have had one of the most happy deaths imaginable!
Hash on October 24th, 2015
My new band's name is going to be "Happy Death".
Barnabas on September 19th, 2017
"It's my party and I'll die if I want to, die if I want to, die if I want to. You would die too if it happened to you."
abra on October 25th, 2017
^ I'm picturing one of those awful horror movies where Johnny and Judy leave at the same time and come back as the walking dead.
"To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself."
— Simone Weil
montyb on March 14th, 2012
And not be insubordinate.
kb83 on February 12th, 2015
This really shows hot the best leaders are good followers.
LLapp on April 3rd, 2016
I am totally insubordinate to my own executive function. If I were self-employed, I would still grouse about my boss.
ten Y's and one S? No problem for skeeter.
"The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are."
— Norman Vincent Peale
montyb on June 7th, 2012
Therefore, rely on flights of fancy?
montyb on March 23rd, 2014
Ten Ys and only one S. There is no way those letter frequencies can occur in the English language. I'll never solve this puzzle.
Allen on June 25th, 2014
And yet you did.
tskaggs6 on November 5th, 2014
Am I wrong in thinking he's a prime example of form over function? Can't make up my mind. What do you think?
LLapp on March 25th, 2016
Clever comments. I like how monty disproves the quote.
Persephone59 on April 16th, 2017
Personally, I have little use for motivational speakers or religious leaders who don't seem to DO anything but try to advise other people. Thanks, I can figure this out.
skeeter on December 1st, 2017
Daily you yearn for yesterday yet the memory you will have tomorrow of today may bring more joy.
bigdave on April 11th, 2018
The comments are the chewy chocolate center of my Cryptogram Tootsie Pop.
Curious Word Hound
"Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings."
— R. W. Alger
haverwench on June 19th, 2010
Now there's a word you don't see every day.
irisheyes on October 5th, 2010
WHAT is an apothegm?? I thought I had a larger-than-average vocabulary, but I've never seen this one before.
bansaisequoia on August 28th, 2011
It's a marsupial of the Western Hemisphere.
Lurker on August 30th, 2011
They carry dictionaries in their pouches.
fishbum on February 4th, 2012
A short, pithy saying.
montyb on May 15th, 2013
Boy, am I pithed!
wvwoman on July 21st, 2013
Synonyms are adage, aphorism, saying, byword, epigram, maxim, proverb, saw
abra on August 14th, 2013
Ah, so it is an aphorism. I suspected it was.
kb83 on August 25th, 2014
Rhymes with phlegm. (cough-cough).
abra on January 23rd, 2015
It doesn't roll off the tongue.
Spenser on May 30th, 2015
Don't you mean it's a marthupial?
QuexUl on March 28th, 2016
Whatever they are, they don't seem so very portable to me.
figmo on June 11th, 2017