"Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult."
— Somerset Maugham
sznndenise on September 19th, 2016
Persephone59 on June 26th, 2017
No, you're thinking of Faulkner, from the South.
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~ Albert Einstein
Queethebean Rules Over This One!
"What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera. " — Aldous Huxley
pootie49 on March 29th, 2009
maradnu on May 25th, 2010
Ain't that uplifting and romantic ;-)
montyb on April 10th, 2012
The biologist in me really appreciates the humor in this.
Allen on December 27th, 2012
Love them ductless glands!
universalmom on April 15th, 2013
kb83 on May 20th, 2014
You have cute viscera.
opallady on April 24th, 2016
It sounds like a line from "the Big Bang Theory."
abra on August 6th, 2016
I was going to write just what pootie wrote. Ick, who wants to hear about ductless glands and Viscera? LOL
LLapp on May 17th, 2017
So . . . nobody else thought it was hot?
fishbum on July 26th, 2017
Name a ductless gland. In case I get back here.
SippyGurl on October 1st, 2017
what's all this about duckless lands and mascara? bring the duckies back!
Queethebean on September 3rd, 2018
fishbum: I've named it "Carl." Hope that helps.
"A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses." — George Bernard Shaw
kb83 on July 28th, 2014
it takes away your esprit de corps.
momof7 on August 20th, 2014
Can you imagine what his breath would smell like? He'd definitely need a death mint.
RS2 on April 4th, 2016
Anyone for a pig roast?
Barnabas on November 28th, 2017
Not with a fox, not in a box. Not here, not there, not anywhere. I do not eat green corpses Sam I Am, not with bread and not with Spam.
Queethebean on February 13th, 2018
Would you, could you in a morgue? Or eat a corpse in Luxembourg? Maybe with a fava bean? Or paired with juicy Soylent Green?
"Your failures won't hurt you until you start blaming them on others." — Unattributed
saipanwriter on February 26th, 2015
I hate "don't" and "won't"...
emtonsti on August 13th, 2016
Me too salpan
jnoodles on September 13th, 2016
Me too and it's both your fault!!!!
seastar228 on September 17th, 2017
jnoodles...are you my ex?
"Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil. "
— Henry Miller
jalexica on April 6th, 2012
Allen on December 29th, 2012
montyb on March 1st, 2014
JD_1947 on November 16th, 2014
So, in other words they void each other out and don't really set an example one way or the other . .
LLapp on February 26th, 2015
That photo of Henry looks a little like a monkey -- see?
phthelen on August 23rd, 2017
oddcouple on December 23rd, 2017
Persephone59 on March 21st, 2018
I had some sea monkeys at one time. Also Magic Rocks.
maradnu on June 7th, 2018
Monk E? Si.
lertsek on June 13th, 2018
Ah, sea monkeys. Marketing at its finest.
imsoeasy on November 4th, 2018
Aside from all the monkey's, this is a perceptive quote.
"I'm not judging people, I'm judging their actions. It's the same type of distinction that I try to apply to myself, to judge, but not be judgmental."
— Jeff Melvoin
puzzleme on June 5th, 2013
To fudge, but not be fudgmental.
montyb on December 27th, 2013
Me too, puzzleme.
LLapp on January 27th, 2016
"Fudgmental"!!!! What a useful word!
tgreen517 on May 30th, 2016
It is hard to live up to fudgespectations.
mmfs83 on March 18th, 2017
Now I want some fudge.
"The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too." — St. Teresa of Avila
Queethebean on February 26th, 2013
Well, the least he could do is chip in for gas once in a while.
"When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches, but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped."
— Marcel Achard
wvwoman on April 22nd, 2013
universalmom on May 26th, 2013
Yes, that's going a bit far!
universalmom on April 10th, 2016
monty, weigh in on this one?
sexytary on June 1st, 2016
kb83 on July 18th, 2016
I love it.
YasmineMK on August 23rd, 2016
well the man isnt asking for much lol
maradnu on August 26th, 2017
Particularly when it is a digital watch
writeon on February 5th, 2018
Time is an illusion so he must have imagined people looking at their watches.
BriddlesBob on April 26th, 2018
I wondered who might have originated this OLD joke that 100's of speakers have mentioned during my lifetime.
blueladyblue on May 31st, 2018
Oh, man, I know what he must feel like. Can you imagine Socrates is giving a lecture to his students, and he catches them checking their sundials? Embarrassing.
darkyr on August 2nd, 2018
A cloud passes overhead and everyone groans in unison.