One may be very happy a while away from home, but he is very glad to return to it. The plainest old familiar dish is better then the daintiest epicurean bill of fare abroad. One’s own little room, with its handy compact belongings is preferable to all the marbled halls swept through by silk-clad dames.
From The Almanack of 1910
On March 21 and September 23, day and night are of equal duration in every part of the world.
Reprint from The Almanack of 1960
The Hawaiian Alphabet only contains 12 letters: a, e, i, o, u, h, k, l, m, n, p and w. and every word ends with a vowel.
Everyone has a photographic memory. Some just don't have film.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery,
and today is a gift. That is why we call it the present.
If time is on your side, what is on the other side?
Only two man-made structures visible from space are The Pyramids of Giza and the Hoover Dam. The Great Wall of China is not.
In Morocco, goats climb Argan trees to consume delicious berries that are similar to the olive.
When you are in it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut.
Some people would rather die than think about death.
Things fall apart. It's scientific.
Today is the best of all possible days.
No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy.
How much deeper would the ocean be without sponges?
A day without sunshine is like......night.
I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.
Just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Don't cry because it is over. Instead, smile because it happened.
FEAR OF THIRTEEN
The fear of number 13, triskaidekaphobia, was derived from treiskaideka, the Greek word for thirteen and phobia.
There were thirteen people at Christ's Last Supper before his captivity and records show that Christ was crucified on a Friday, hence the fear of Friday, the thirteenth.
A routine mission to the moon goes drastically wrong on Apollo 13.
Some hotels skip number thirteen when numbering floors and rooms.
In Formula 1 racing, there is no car with the number 13.
No incident or event in life is either good or bad, it's how you interpret it, how you handle it as to whether it has a positive or negative influence on your life.
Professor Alan McDiarmid
To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
A true friend is someone who reaches out for your hand and always ends up touching your heart.
Don't try so hard; the best things come when you least expect them to.