The Phone Courtesan

Favorite Quotes or Sayings

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr

A woman’s poverty is her slavery.

“Always do what you want, say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Dr. Suess

A house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. ~ Spanish Proverb

We can love completely – without complete understanding.

Wealth – Gives you the power to be wasteful ~ but not the right.

“Hope” is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without words and never stops – at all. ~ Emily Dickinson

“Some see things as they are and say, why. I dream things that never were and say, why not?” ~ Robert F. Kennedy, 1968

“Fantasy and imagination hold the keys to many gates, not the least of which is the gateway to our freedom.” ~ Marc Gafni

“Humans are the only animal who can have sex over the phone.”
~ David Letterman

When you need me but do not want me, I will stay.
When you want me but do not need me, then I have to go. ~ An old Nanny proverb

“It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip
emptily by. How else, indeed, to clap the net over the
butterfly of the moment? For the moment passes, it is
forgotten; the mood is gone; life itself is gone. That is
where the writer scores over his fellows: he catches the
changes of his mind on the hop.” ~ Vita Sackville-West

“Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting.”
~ Katharine Hepburn

“It’s difficult to think of anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” ~ Lewis Grizzard

“….Politics is not about facts. It is about what politicians can get people to believe.” ~ Thomas Sowell

Don’t exchange what you want the most, for what you want at the moment.

All lives are secret tapestries that swirl and sweep through
the years with souls and strivings as the colors, the threads.
And there may be little knots of tangled meaning everywhere
beneath the surface, tying the colors and threads together,
but the little knots aren’t important finally, only the sweep
itself, the tapestry as a whole. ~ Edward Whittemore

If the policy of the government upon vital questions affecting the whole people is to be fixed by decisions of the supreme Court, then the people will have ceased to be their own rulers. ~ Abraham Lincoln

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” ~ John Adams

“The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.” ~ Walt Whitman

“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” ~ Samuel Johnson

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” ~ Franz Kafka

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

Don’t let the bastards get you down.

“You must never regret what might have been. The past that did not happen is as hidden from us as the future that we cannot see.”
~ Jim Erickson

“Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As you think, you travel, and as you love, you attract. You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” ~ James Lane Allen ~ 1849-1923

“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are a few.”
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“I get up every morning determined both to change the world and to have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning the day difficult.”
~ E. B. White

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.”
~ Noam Chomsky

“You cannot change the past. But the future can be a different story.”

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ~ Katherine Hepburn

“The story of our life, in the end, is not our life. It is our story.”

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The unexamined life is not worth living


Comment by Paul

Thank you for sharing. I love that!

Comment by Kris

God made potatoes, Satan made french fries

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