Wise Words

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.”
Kent Nerbern

“9/11-2001 to 9/11-2006…

Many people condemn when they mourn
Many people are in enormous anger when they are in grieve
Some people plan to revenge when they cry
Some people can turn into a cruel creature when their hearts are broken
Many people gain their unpredictable power when they feel powerless

The survivors always remember how it felt to be the victims,
murders took place in the name of the deceased,
and many wars start just right after the funerals…

(me, the survivor of many life coincidences: 9/11-2006)”
Asri Wijayanti

“Merit can be bought. Passion can’t.
The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does.”
– Hugh Macleod, The Hughtrain

“13. A person who is nice to you but rude to a waiter is not a nice person. (This is very important. Pay attention. It never fails.)”

– Dave Barry (item 13 of “16 THINGS THAT IT TOOK ME OVER 50 YEARS TO LEARN”)

“It’s hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.”

– Calvin

“Privacy is the ability to lie about yourself and get away with it”

– Bob Blakley

“The definition of a fanatic is a man who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject”

– W. Churchill

“Don’t argue with fools. An observer might not be able to tell the difference.”

– Unknown

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“Buckle up!
It makes it harder for the aliens to suck you out of your car.

– Bumper sticker

“Being drunk is feeling sophisticated without being able to say it.

The 86 Rules of Boozing (rule #44)