Saturday, 14 March 2009

Phrase for Today.

I make myself laugh at everything, so that I do not weep.
(Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais 1732-1799. French playwright.
The Barber of Seville 1775, Act 1, Scene 2)

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  1. Sometimes it is better to weep and get it over with.

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  2. Somtimes, but not this time, not yet anyway.

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  3. Sometimes, I laugh so much I cry - does that count?

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  4. Take the feelings and turn them into sentences. This is one of the ways in which grief can benefit us.

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  5. Good quote. I feel that sentiment everyday.

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  6. I reckon Brad, that when all this uncertainty and pain is over, the B.A.F.T.A. is in the bag. It will be won't it?...It's a done deal, surely...I mean that's what my horoscope said...

    Matt, when people tell me that the world is laughing with me...they don't really mean that do they?

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  7. Horrorscopes? Mine told me I was going to be famous - what it didn't tell me was that it would be a posthumous accolade. It also told me I would live in a mansion, have a 747, a Bentley and two mistresses - what it didn't tell me was that they would all become three months overdue at the same time.
    Oh well, back to the world of editing...

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  8. You know the old saying ... living well is the best revenge.

    How about, writing well is the best revenge.

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  9. I'm just pleased to see the world reckon come from your fingers. I'm holding out hope for a yeehaw!

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  10. John, did you just wake up and eat three Shredded Wheat? Mistresses, fame, mansion...have you been at the Sherry again?

    Don: I am in mourning for my life...Oh wait, I think Chekhov already said something like that, never mind.

    Brad: YEEHAW! Saddle up, we're heading out. (Will that suffice?)

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