Archive for the ‘ Pests ’ Category

To Hold Oneself: THE HEIR OF ATLAS

RESPONSIBILITY, n. A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one’s neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.

Alas, things ain’t what we should see
If Eve had let that apple be;
And many a feller which had ought
To set with monarchses of thought,
Or play some rosy little game
With battle-chaps on fields of fame,
Is downed by his unlucky star
And hollers: “Peanuts! — here you are!”
“The Sturdy Beggar”

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary
US author & satirist (1842 – 1914)

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Mindless Fun Indulgence: SHUT ME UP

One, A Half: ENDINGS

Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment.
Andre Maurois
French author (1885 – 1967)

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Things to be Hated: EMBARASSMENTS

Things I hate that people do in public. Somewhat related to this post by the ever-lovable Sulz. Continue reading