Lannie's Wit and Wisdom
Here are some quotes I like--
a few random things, and some I made up myself.
At least I think I made them up. But my sweet lord, I have been
known to suffer from "George Harrison Syndrome". So if I've stolen
anything from you, drop me a line so I can properly attribute it.
I'll try anything..twice!!
I think, therefore I am distracted.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who need closure.
I used to be an altar boy. Now I'm an altered boy!
SRS does not make you a woman any more than rhinoplasty
makes you a rhinoceros.
A transsexual's blessing: May all your surgeries be elective.
This century sucks! Can we please go back to
the 20th century now?
A vagina is like a boat or a pool. You're better off with
a friend who lets you use their's, than to have all the
upkeep and maintenance of owning your own.
I finally figured out the difference between Democrats and
Republicans: Democrats want to take my money and give it to
the poor; Republicans want to take my money and give it to the rich.
Nostalgia was a lot better back in the old days.
May your hair never dim,
May your feet never ache,
May your heart never break,
May your nylons never run.
Other folks say..
All you need is love.
All we are saying, is "Give peace a chance."
War! Huh! What is it good for? Absolutely nothin! Say it again!
Somethin's crossed over in me.. I can't go back.. I just couldn't live..
-Thelma, from Thelma and Louise, near the end
I'm proud of you!
Live and let live.
-Friederich von Schiller
Unity builds, division destroys.
-Ms. Jacqueline Springflower
We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives.
-Maya Angelou (on a Hallmark plaque I sent to my parents for Christmas)
To be nobody-but-yourself--in a world which is doing its best,
night and day, to make you somebody else--means to fight the
hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never
First they came for the Communists,
but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out.
Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists, but I was neither, so I did not speak out.
Then they came for the Jews, but I was not a Jew so I did not speak out.
And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me.
-Pastor Martin Niemoeller (reply to question, "How could it happen?")
When you take dancing lessons you learn steps and you learn steps and you
learn steps. And then one day, you just learn to dance, and it so so different.
Hardware upgrade completed, now fully compatible with software!
-Bruce Rosenberger, congratulating Mari W. on her SRS
Ding-dong! The Bard of Avon calling..
This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
-Polonius (a father to his son) Hamlet, act 1, sc. 3, l. 78-80.
What 's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.
-Romeo and Juliet. Act ii. Sc. 2.
..I'll be new baptiz'd; Henceforth I never will be Romeo.
-Romeo and Juliet. ibid.
A rose will bloom, it then will fade,
So does a youth, so does the fairest maid.
-Romeo and Juliet
(Okay, it ain't Shakespeare, it's the Love Theme from Zeffirelli's flim)
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