Thursday, December 28

phrases & sayings

Phrases and their actual meanings: "My teacher has never liked me." Expect a phone call before lunch from the teacher informing you that your child has been launching hot dogs by compressing them inside a small Thermos and then removing the lid quickly.

Erma Bombeck

Wednesday, December 27

Bill Gates quotes & sayings

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.

Bill Gates

Famous Sayings & Proverbs

Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.

Aldous Huxley

Wednesday, December 20

cute sayings and phrases

I do like Britney Spears. I think she's cute. I think she's fun. And I like her records. You know, I'm not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records.

Elton John

Nikki Cox cute phrase

I'm probably the most introverted extrovert you'll ever meet. Up until I got this show I was constantly told, "She was really good, but she's just not cute enough".

Nikki Cox

Tuesday, December 19

Mean phrases

Advertising is the art of the tiny. You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete message in a very encapsulated form. It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information.

Dick Wolf

Quotes and Phrases

In ten phrases, the ten commandments express the essential of life. And these three words-liberty, equality, and fraternity-do just as much. Millions of people have died for those ideals.

Krzysztof Kieslowski

Thursday, December 14

Phrases and Quotes

But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.

John Updike

Wednesday, December 13

Winston Churchill saying and quote

It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Tuesday, December 12

Charles Dickens Phrase

A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper - a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.

Charles Dickens

Monday, December 11

Bo Bennett - phrase saying

Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time.

Bo Bennett

Sunday, December 10

William Feather sayings and phrases

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.

Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.

The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men - the man he is and the man he wants to be.

William Feather

Saturday, December 9

Pink - Cute Quote

Cameron Diaz was so cute at the MTV Movie Awards when she pulled her skirt up and wiped her armpits.


Friday, December 8

Groucho Marx funny quotes and sayings

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.

Groucho Marx

Thursday, December 7

Bill Griffith - saying and phrase

But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before.

Bill Griffith

Wednesday, December 6

Phrases and Sayings

A caricature has taken hold in the public imagination: Republicans seemingly in the pockets of corporate fat cats who rub their hands together and chuckle manically as they plot to pollute corporate America for fun and profit.

I am amazed at how eager the CEOs of the biggest companies are today to communicate as effectively as possible, to employ the skills and the language.

Frank Luntz

Tuesday, December 5

Famous Phrase

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.

Bette Davis

Monday, December 4

Alfred Noyes sayings and quotes

At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.

The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.

Alfred Noyes

Sunday, December 3

Leadership Phrases

World War II had been such a tremendous success story for this country that the political and military leadership began to assume that they would prevail simply because of who they were. We were like the British at the turn of the 19th century.

Neil Sheehan

Saturday, December 2

sayings phrases

Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.


Friday, December 1

phrase and saying

A writer asked me if so-and so's work would be lasting, and I said he will be read long after Shakespeare and Samuel Beckett are forgotten. And then I couldn't help it and I added, And not until then.

Hugh Leonard