When facing unbeatable odds, just think of yourself as unbeatably odd.

Christopher Healy, The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle

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In our togetherness (as a team), castles are built.


So, aloha means ‘to breathe into the face or share spirit with another.”

― Robin Jones Gunn, Sisterchicks Do the Hula

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“People who don’t know how to dance, but who have a loving spirit, can be cultivated to be dancers.” ~ Aunty Maiki Aiu Lake


Idleness does not consist in doing nothing, but in doing a great deal not recognized in the dogmatic formualries of the ruling class.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

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“You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.”

Barrie, Sir James M. 

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Club Secretary: “I say, Lawrence. You are a clown!” T.E. Lawrence: “Ah, well, we can’t all be lion tamers.”

― T.E. Lawrence

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Be a clown, be a clown, All the world loves a clown. Act the fool, play the calf, And you’ll always have the last laugh.
The Pirate (1948) “Be A Clown” (written in 1946)

Cole Porter

“I don’t know where my ideas come from. I will admit, however, that one key ingredient is caffeine. I get a couple cups of coffee into me and weird things start to happen.” –

– Gary Larson

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“When you start to get bored with your misery, you are on the first rung of recovery and you are beginning to climb back up. You add one thing at a time back into your life just as a break from monotony. Instead of feeling wretched, I will start reading again. Instead of feeling wretched, I will start working out again. I will start answering the phone. I will consider the city. I will think about coffee with friends. You start putting in the pieces until eventually what you have is an actual life.”
― Wendy Plump, Vow: A Memoir of Marriage

The Pedlar’s Caravan I wish I lived in a caravan, With a horse to drive, like a pedlar-man!

William Brighty Rands


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Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again , come , come.”
― Rumi

Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.

Lord Dunsany

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whiskey makes the heart beat faster
but it sure doesn’t help the
mind and isn’t it funny how you can ache just
from the deadly drone of

― Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last

“Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Have you not reason then to be ashamed and to forbear this filthy novelty, so basely grounded, so foolishly received and so grossly mistaken in the right use thereof. In your abuse thereof sinning against God harming yourselves both in person and goods, and raking also thereby the marks and notes of vanity upon you by the custom thereof making yourselves to be wondered at by all foreign civil nations and by all strangers that come among you to be scorned and held in contempt; a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.”

― King James I of England – VI of Scotland

I like to see cats tumble around, but I wish they wouldn’t meow so much when I shove them in the dryer.” ―

Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They’re Over.

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“She fell, she hurt, she felt. She lived. And for all the tumble of her experiences, she still had hope. Maybe this next time would do the trick. Or maybe not. But unless you stepped into the game, you would never know.”

― Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby