A Good Friend

16 June 2019

A good friend will help you move, but a true friend will help you move a body.

~ Steven J. Daniels

The Detective Story

15 June 2019

The detective story is the normal recreation of noble minds.

 ~ Philip Guedalla


14 June 2019

It was time to take the pumpkin out of the pot and eat it. In the final analysis, that was what solved these big problems of life. You could think and think and get nowhere, but you still had to eat your pumpkin. That brought you down to earth. That gave you a reason for going on. Pumpkin.

~ Alexander McCall Smith

Those Who Prefer Their English Sloppy

13 June 2019

Evil is not something superhuman, it’s something less than human.

~ Agatha Christie

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.

~ Dorothy L. Sayers

I crawled into my book and pulled the pages over my head.

~ Laurie R. King

What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.

~ P. D. James


Give Him a Mask

10 June 2019

Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

~ Oscar Wilde

Being a Writer

9 June 2019

Being a writer, writing for a living, is one long persistence game. Everyone wants you to quit. Quite often, you want to quit. You get kicked down. You come up swinging. You keep going. Either you are committed to it, or you aren’t.

~ Kameron Hurley

175 Good Quotes to Describe Yourself in Facebook Profile

7 June 2019

After completing the post that appeared just before this one, PG searched for a pungent quote about Facebook and found a site called Quotemaster.

Quotemaster has an article entitled 175 Good Quotes to Describe Yourself in Facebook Profile.

Here are a few:

I am just a girl looking for my heart.

Be good and shall always see good in everything and everyone and even in yourself.

I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye.

My daily routine: Get up, Be brilliant, Go back to bed, Repeat.

Behind every deleted facebook & whatsapp account there is untold story in my life..

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

I don’t describe myself as a Christian or religious, but i like to think that how i live my life is honest.

I love the confidence that makeup gives me.

When they say the sky’s the limit to me that’s really true – MICHAEL JACKSON.

I’m just human, I have weakness, I make mistakes and I experience sadness; But I learn from all these things to make me a better person.

I’m not perfect, I make mistakes, I hurt people. But when I say sorry, I really mean it.

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.

I’m a girl..Don’t touch my hair, face, phone, or boyfriend.

What others think of me is none of my business.

Keep smiling..one day life will get tired of upsetting you.

You can let your smile change people, but don’t let people change your smile.

It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.

I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.

Be yourself. There is no one better.

Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll be spending the rest of your life with.

Surround yourself with makeup not negativity.

Don’t judge me, you don’t know my story.

Be silent and let your success shout.

I take a lot of pride in being myself. I’m comfortable with who I am.

Link to the rest at Quotemaster

PG imagined a character in a book who constantly said things like this.

Quote of the Day – Tooth Fairies

6 June 2019

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