Blaze o’

Jul. 6th, 2017 10:24 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“And how much better to die in all the happy period of undisillusioned youth, to go out in a blaze of light, than to have your body worn out and old and illusions shattered.”

—Ernest Hemingway, letter to his family, October 18, 1918 (when he was 19)

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Undergraduate consciousness rests in part on a set of careless assumptions about being immortal. The elitism and cruelty often found in college humor arises from this belief in one’s own Exemption, not only from time and death, but somehow from the demands of life as well.”

—Thomas Pynchon, Introduction, 1983 ed. of Richard Fariña’s Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Growing

Apr. 10th, 2017 09:57 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“When you were young, you thought time was a burden, something to be discharged as fast as possible so you could be grown-up. But it was such a bait-n-switch—when you were an adult, you came to realize that minutes and hours were the single most precious thing you had.”

—J. R. Ward, Lover Reborn

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Bitter

Feb. 6th, 2017 10:43 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“You can be nasty when you are young, but you really have to be older to achieve bitterness.”

—Fran Lebowitz, The Paris Review, Issue 127, Summer 1993

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.”

—Arthur C. Clarke, #2 of Clarke’s Three Laws.

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.”

—Arthur C. Clarke, #2 of Clarke’s Three Laws.

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Puffy

Oct. 27th, 2016 09:43 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“It doesn’t actually matter if we are aging naturally, or resorting to surgical assistance. We experience brutal criticism. The dialogue is constructed so that our bodies are a source of speculation, ridicule, and invalidation, as if they belong to others—and in my case, to the actual public.”

—Ashley Judd, “Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance,” The Daily Beast, April 9, 2012

aging4wp 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Puffy

Oct. 27th, 2016 09:43 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“It doesn’t actually matter if we are aging naturally, or resorting to surgical assistance. We experience brutal criticism. The dialogue is constructed so that our bodies are a source of speculation, ridicule, and invalidation, as if they belong to others—and in my case, to the actual public.”

—Ashley Judd, “Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance,” The Daily Beast, April 9, 2012

aging4wp 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Lucy and Ethel, Justin Bieber, or the Kardashian Klan. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Whenever I look in the mirror, I think, “Wow, this mask makes me look just like my father.”

—Sherman Alexie, Twitterfeed, 1/14/12

 mirror4wp

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Whenever I look in the mirror, I think, “Wow, this mask makes me look just like my father.”

—Sherman Alexie, Twitterfeed, 1/14/12

 mirror4wp

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Folly

Aug. 24th, 2016 09:51 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“A young man who is unable to commit a folly is already an old man.”

—Paul Gauguin, manuscript known as “Cahier pour Aline”

 youngold4WP@@@

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Folly

Aug. 24th, 2016 09:51 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“A young man who is unable to commit a folly is already an old man.”

—Paul Gauguin, manuscript known as “Cahier pour Aline”

 youngold4WP@@@

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Weeping

Aug. 23rd, 2016 09:43 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Man weeps to think that he will die so soon. Woman, that she was born so long ago.”

—H. L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques, “The Old Subject,” #17

weeping4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Weeping

Aug. 23rd, 2016 09:43 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Man weeps to think that he will die so soon. Woman, that she was born so long ago.”

—H. L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques, “The Old Subject,” #17

weeping4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Oldish

May. 24th, 2016 11:17 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“It is not how old you are but how you are old.”

—Jules Renard, The Journal of Jules Renard

old4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Oldish

May. 24th, 2016 11:17 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“It is not how old you are but how you are old.”

—Jules Renard, The Journal of Jules Renard

old4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Athletes & writers age differently. They are old at 30; we are spring chickens. We’re not even middle aged till our 60s.”

—Justine Larbalestier, Twitter, June 4, 2011

chickens4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Athletes & writers age differently. They are old at 30; we are spring chickens. We’re not even middle aged till our 60s.”

—Justine Larbalestier, Twitter, June 4, 2011

chickens4WP@@@ 

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Cranky

Feb. 29th, 2016 10:24 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can’t sleep anyhow.”

—Mark Twain, Notebook, 1866

 old4WP@@@

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

Cranky

Feb. 29th, 2016 10:24 am
pjthompson: quotes (quotei)

Random quote of the day:

“Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can’t sleep anyhow.”

—Mark Twain, Notebook, 1866

 old4WP@@@

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

 

Mirrored from Better Than Dead.

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