(1) Pray for “eyes” that “see the best”, a “heart” that “forgives the worst” a “mind” that “forgets the bad” and NEVER LOSE FAITH.
(2) John Ruskin, who died in 1900, was an English critic and philanthropist said : “Sunshine is “delicious, Rain is “refreshing”, Wind “braces us up”, Snow is “exhilarating”. There is really no such thing as “bad weather”, only DIFFERENT KINDS OF GOOD WEATHER.
(3) “Oh Gravity, thou art so great
Thou keeps me grub upon me plate
And drops de apple to de ground
‘Cos that’s how Newton found
That mass attracts and the world is round
Which put paid to the concept ‘DEO’ —-or was (that) bloke Galileo !
(4) John Steinbeck, author of “Grapes of Wrath”, liked to write his drafts in pencil. His editor had to send “round pencils” to alleviate the calluses Steinbeck would develop by using “hexagonal” pencils.
(5) The world’s 1st novel —– The Tale of Genji, was published in Japan around 1000 AD, by a female author—-Murasaki Shikibu.
(6) The 1st known use of a diamond engagement ring took place in 1447, when Archduke Maxmillian of Austria gave Mary of Burgundy a gold ring featuring the letter “M” spelled out in diamonds.
(7) We are on a market trip to earth : whether we fill our baskets or not, once the time is up, we go home.
(8) On a tee shirt : Smoking makes you lose weight —– ONE LUNG AT A TIME.
(9) We should take care not to make the intellect our God, it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
(10) Insomnia is ‘payback for all the naps you refused to take as a child.”
(11) Toothache : The pain that drives you to “extraction.”
(12) When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.