Jessica Bibbee

Archive for the ‘bon mot’ Category

20160731

In aphorism, bon mot, proverb on 20160731 at 23:55

The moment you decide that you deserve better is the moment that you know better—and already in this moment, you are better off.

The fool wears chains to the tune of gold—grounded in insecurity, weighted by vanity, and convinced they are better off decorated than liberated.

As if the limits of mortality were not damning enough, the fool boasts of his own. 

If a fool looks for dirt in the cleanest of waters, he is sure to succeed—if only in finding his reflection.

The fool dismisses a dozen opportunities before asking for a second chance.

Regret is the currency of the fool and the agency of the wise.

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s the only way to welcome in a new day.

What is the difference between mail and email? a LETTER

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20160613

In bon mot, question on 20160613 at 23:55

Why do geologists make great friends? They are masters of the plutonic relationship.

20101204

In aphorism, bon mot on 20101204 at 23:15

What is decided by money alone is not a decision, but an excuse.

Security lays a poor foundation for love.

When top-secret proclaims security, truth heralds treason.

20100811

In aphorism, bon mot, proverb on 20100812 at 02:23

What do you call a young female horse whisperer? A linguafilly, of course! [see linguaphile]

A fool deserves neither respect nor disrespect.

The grass that freely grows is not begging to be mowed.

20100807

In bon mot on 20100807 at 03:01

Why is the dolphin the most ambitious swimmer? Because it swims with porpoise!