Some things become so completely our own that we forget them. - Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin ...




Some things become so completely our own that we forget them.

- Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with. - Henry Ward Beecher








God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Frosty: The thermometer's getting red. I hate red thermometers. Karen: Why, Frosty? Frosty: 'Cause when the thermometer gets all r...



Frosty: The thermometer's getting red. I hate red thermometers.
Karen: Why, Frosty?
Frosty: 'Cause when the thermometer gets all reddish, the temperature goes up. And when the temperature goes up, I start to melt! And when I start to melt, I get all wishy-washy.

- Frosty the Snowman

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles. - Author Unknown







Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.

- Author Unknown

I give you the Griswold family Christmas tree. [He cuts the rope, and the branches fly out, breaking windows and surrounding Clark] Lot...




I give you the Griswold family Christmas tree.
[He cuts the rope, and the branches fly out, breaking windows and surrounding Clark]
Lotta sap in here! Mmmm... Looks great! Little full, lotta sap.

- Christmas Vacation

Ralphie: Mom, this is just the same dumb old parade as last year. Mother: Ralphie, will you please calm down? Ralphie: Mom! Mother: H...





Ralphie: Mom, this is just the same dumb old parade as last year.
Mother: Ralphie, will you please calm down?
Ralphie: Mom!
Mother: Hush!
Mr. Parker: SHUT UP, Ralphie!

- A Christmas Story

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as f...







Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.

- Theodore Roosevelt

There will be times when you will be in the field without a camera. And, you will see the most glorious sunset or the most beautiful scene...


There will be times when you will be in the field without a camera. And, you will see the most glorious sunset or the most beautiful scene that you have ever witnessed. Don't be bitter because you can't record it. Sit down, drink it in, and enjoy it for what it is!

- DeGriff

We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry. - E.B. White




We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.

- E.B. White

Kilroy was here is an American popular culture expression, often seen in graffiti. Its origins are debated, but the phrase and the distinc...


Kilroy was here is an American popular culture expression, often seen in graffiti. Its origins are debated, but the phrase and the distinctive accompanying doodle—a bald-headed man with a prominent nose peeking over a wall with the fingers of each hand clutching the wall—is widely known among U.S. residents who lived during World War II.

- Wikipedia

Admit it, sport-utility-vehicle owners! It's shaped a little differently, but it's a station wagon! And you do not drive it acros...




Admit it, sport-utility-vehicle owners! It's shaped a little differently, but it's a station wagon! And you do not drive it across rivers! You drive it across the Wal-Mart parking lot!

- Dave Barry

Never mistake motion for action. - Ernest Hemingway





Never mistake motion for action.

- Ernest Hemingway

Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry. - Author Unknown




Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry.

- Author Unknown

Food is an important part of a balanced diet. - Fran Lebowitz








Food is an important part of a balanced diet.

- Fran Lebowitz

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. - Charles C. Noble




You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.

- Charles C. Noble

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. - Georgia O'K...




I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.

- Georgia O'Keeffe

Oh look! Pinecones!!! Mmmm, my favorite (crunch)...ouch! - Ice Age




Oh look! Pinecones!!! Mmmm, my favorite (crunch)...ouch!

- Ice Age

Since you're new here, I-I'm gonna cut you a break... today. So, why don't you make like a tree and get outta here? - Bac...




Since you're new here, I-I'm gonna cut you a break... today. So, why don't you make like a tree and get outta here?

- Back to the Future

Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. - General George S. Patton




Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

- General George S. Patton

Technology makes things faster and more cost-effective, but it's not perfect. It requires you to be as flexible as you can be. ...







Technology makes things faster and more cost-effective, but it's not perfect. It requires you to be as flexible as you can be.

- John Phillips

Alpha: Now, you must wear the cone of shame. Dug: [hangs head] I do not like the cone of shame. - Disney-Pixar's Up



Alpha: Now, you must wear the cone of shame.
Dug: [hangs head] I do not like the cone of shame.

- Disney-Pixar's Up

Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life. - Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin...







Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life.

- Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. ...







There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.

- Don Delillo

All that glisters is not gold, Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold, But my outside to behold. - William ...







All that glisters is not gold,
Often have you heard that told:
Many a man his life hath sold,
But my outside to behold.

- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

Only in America - do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage. - Anonymous




Only in America - do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.

- Anonymous