Category Archives: Quotations

Bits and pieces provoked by things someone said. Someone famous.

The Philosophers’ Stone

Better the penny drops late than not at all. Continue reading

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Let Me

One of them thar Texan poets. Continue reading

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Two Stubborn Pieces of Iron

Chesterton on the relations between the sexes. Continue reading

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The Same River

Yes, the universe is unfolding as it should. Continue reading

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Some Power

Was Robert Burns a Flat-Earther, do you suppose? Continue reading

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Time-Travelling Space Aliens

Half-remembered quotation causing trouble again. Continue reading

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Life Is

Life is a bucket brigade: Don’t slop the bucket when it’s your turn. What’s that you say? You’ve never heard that metaphor for life before? You wonder if I made it up? Well, OK. I understand your skepticism. What else? … Continue reading

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You’re Too Kind

Starting with the expression that “it takes all kinds,” I explore just how many kinds there are.   It takes all kinds, or so I hear.  Although it’s not when someone is being a fun, thoughtful, or salt-of-the-earth kind.  No, … Continue reading

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By Bread Alone

A chance encounter with buckwheat tea leads to deep thoughts about bread, bread-like substances, and proverbs. It started innocently enough.  Doesn’t it always?  It ended with yet another overwhelming spell on Dr. Google’s couch.  But I get ahead of myself. … Continue reading

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