With Maturity Comes Despair

“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”

*Jane Austen

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I Love the Bzzzing Bees!

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.
**Mary Kay Ash

Nose in the Sand

I might show facts as plain as day:

but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say,

“Where? What?”

and turn away.

**Christina Rossetti

Don’t Remind Me

There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
**Marcus Proust

Put It To Work

“The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it. Or, not having it, to confess your ignorance.”

~Confucius

Successful Ignorance

“I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.”

**Robert Benchley