Category Archives: Quippery

House and Home Quotations

A great composer once called music an “interior adventure.” This, for me, defines what the word home means: an interior adventure; the place where we first cultivate our secret gardens – under the staircase, amid the trees in the backyard, in the treasures of our own room. – Author Unknown – A house without a […]
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Speaking Quotations

A closed mind is an enigma indeed. Nothing ever goes in – but odd things are forever coming out. – Laurence Dunphy – All of us are born with a set of instinctive fears, of falling, of the dark, of lobsters, of falling on lobsters in the dark, or speaking before the Rotary Club, or […]
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Humour (Humor) Quotations

A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. – Ludwig Wittgenstein – Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. – Sid Caesar – Everyone is flailing through this life without an owner’s manual, with whatever modicum of […]
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Lazy Quotations

Cassandra always hid when she read, though she never quite knew why. It was as if she couldn’t shake the guilty suspicion that she was being lazy, that surrendering herself so completely to something so enjoyable must surely be wrong. But surrender she did. Let herself drop through the rabbit hole and into a tale […]
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Ronald Reagan Quotations

Accepting a government grant with its accompanying rules is like marrying a girl and finding out her entire family is moving in with you before the honeymoon. Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had […]
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Tricky Questions to Test Your Reasoning Skills

Test your mental mettle! Here are some ‘trick’ questions to see if you are thinking ‘outside the box’! *********************** A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches tall and wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh? Answer: Meat *********************** A doctor give you 3 pills and tells you to take one […]
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