Sunday soapbox

24/10/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson


Saturday soapbox

23/10/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

People who wonder whether the glass is half empty of half full are missing the point. The glass is refillable.


Sunday soapbox

17/10/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Liberty means responsibility, that’s why most men dread it. – George Bernard Shaw


Saturday soapbox

16/10/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Every vaccination is a small step towards a return to normality. – Angela Merkel


Sunday soapbox

10/10/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. – Peter Marshall


Saturday soapbox

09/10/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Do my research? I’ll get right on that. What’s a nine billion dollar CDC research laboratory with the best scientists money can buy got on me and my goggle skills? “Do your own research” is probably the dumbest phrase of the modern era. It’s turned half the US population into walking Dunning Krueger graphs. If you need to do some research, research Dunning Krueger.  

Hat tip: Tim Worstall


Sunday soapbox

03/10/2021

Sunday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

One of our greatest freedoms is how we react to things. Charlie Mackesy


Saturday soapbox

02/10/2021

Saturday’s soapbox  is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits – Albert Einstein


Sunday soapbox

26/09/2021

Sunday soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

With Daylight Saving time you get more daylight in the vending and more dark in the morning. That’s not conducive for the body’s circadian cycle. – Kennan Radar MD


Saturday soapbox

25/09/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind…At the back of the Daylight Saving scheme I detect the bony blue-fingered had of Puritanism, eager to push people into bed earlier, and get up earlier to make them healthy, wealthy and wise in spite of themselves. – Robertson Davies


Sunday soapbox

19/09/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Do not think your single vote does not matter much. The rain the refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops.  – Kate Sheppard


Saturday soapbox

18/09/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself aloud– Coco Chanel


Sunday soapbox

12/09/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

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Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.  – François de La Rochefoucauld


Saturday soapbox

11/09/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Hypocrisy is a fashionable vice, and all fashionable vices pass for  virtues. - MagicalQuote

Hypocrisy is a fashionable vice and all fashionable vices pass for virtues.  – Molière


Sunday soapbox

05/09/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost


Saturday soapbox

04/09/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in this world, but has not solved one yet.  – Maya Angelou


Sunday soapbox

29/08/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.  – Nelson Mandela


Saturday soapbox

28/08/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. Hans Christian Anderson

 


Sunday soapbox

22/08/2021

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

Mistakes are not a problem, not learning from them is.


Saturday soapbox

21/08/2021

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse.

You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make a mistake, it’s a choice. – Steven Denn


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