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Maybe my normal being is a little Karelian and a little Danish. Both cultures are speaking fast and they have also an easy-going temperament. I have met some Danes barking but when you look in the eyes they are laughing. Quite confusing is it.

A smile enlarge the mouth

And maybe you live longer

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In my childhood at Zealand Denmark I learnt fast that a rapid answer is a good thing and it can save you much trouble. But to give an answer at once usually requires that it be in store in your brain. You need not have precisely the right words but if you have many your brain can combine them to something suitable. That means you have to train in your spare time. Just look how a cat train when it feel for it. Then it is there when you need it.

The stuffed cabbage roll does the split

That is a very useful saying when you have nothing to say. The opponent become confused and you get time to find a better answer. It is also useful for yourself if your thinking is in a spin and come into a closed loop. Then it is good to push it out with something unusual.

My verbal humour is mostly coming in the fly and it lives only for a day. People and happenings in the day inspire it. Still, through the years some have been spared and written down for reuse. Here I translate some sayings that fit an international public and are not too near our local habits and politics.

It may seem as a habit, but like cats the training gives skill. People are always in a hurry and then you have to learn how to formulate yourself shortly. I must confess that some of it is reuse of old sayings in a new robe.

If you think I am rude your are right. Life has not always been kind to me. Up to relativity you should use the weapons that are custom in the world you describe. That is the way it is. It all starts here

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Within Internet the distance between people is zero

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Within the Human Rights you may be as foolish as you wish

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As the politician say,

It is impossible to make a decision

If you do not catch the clue in the question

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Oh, age is easy to bear

But the weight is hard to bear

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See the light in life

Light a candle

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"Still something from above"

Him said when got a message from a gull

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Is it the good eye?

Or the bad eye looking at us from the space?

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Life is like a battery

With glad people you recharge

With sourpuss you discharge

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The oxen is slow

But the Earth is patient

That saying put things up and down

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Absurd, said the Fox

Seeing the Cock on the other side of the river

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With my small hands

I have always difficulties in gripping it

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The seals love classical music

Still none is playing for them

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Tell about yourself

And people are suddenly in the hurry

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Water is not H2O any more

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At a pinch you can jump on a wooden leg

A wooden leg is better than three legs

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It is not easy to be the big brother either

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No danger in radioactivity

As long as you have your hair left

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If you poke your nose in water

You get nose drop

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Do you forget to laugh?

Or do you laugh to forget

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Never mind, in hundred years time this is forgotten

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Do you swear?

Yes, I am driving out the spirits

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I am Homo Sapiens with reason and sense

Hurrah, Hurrah, Hurray

How strong I am

I am the best

....

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Holly is the silly

That does not know what silliness is

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Deep, deep in there in the socialist

Surprise we find a capitalist

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Manana

Our grandchildren surely manage the environment

Manana

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... I am a size small person, bald and with pot-belly and my last hair is nearly fluffy. It lies near to compare myself with the Sumerian archetype ... yeah, the type is a statue on Malta about 5000 years ago too ... if they not were gods? ... then I would be godlike?

Genetic scientists tell us that we to 98% are gorilla-like. Then my likeness with Sumerians must be near 100% ... and if we compare with the orang-outang the likeness might be more than 98%. Another likeness is that I rather live apart from the crowd. A sympathetic feature in orang-outang, I think.

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It is good to pretend a friend

As long as he does not sit on you

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We are all carrying the pairhood within

Heritage from woman and man

The double is our natural guise

Life is a struggle to unite them

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It is so easy

That it become complicated

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They say it is easy to carry wisdom

Then they have not carried many big books from the library

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My friend Kjell took this picture on holidays in Denmark. It was my first school in the big house. Our teacher "Porcupine" lived in the smaller building. On the courtyard there was a hall for gymnastic and common use. Now it is all a home for the elder.

We shared the day in "the little school" between 7 and 10 years age and the "the big school" the last four years. On the back wall was our library. I carried much of it a mile to my home outside the village.

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Subtlety is something for the Faculty of Sophism

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I am fooling around as an object

for the ethnological science

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As Wittgenstein said

If you do not know what you say

It is better to keep your mouth shut

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They tell again that it is crisis in Sweden

They tell we have to handle

But where is the handle we should use?

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Warning! you bald-head!

There is nitrogen in the air

You may get green mossy hair in no time

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I shake often my head

They say that the often shaken stone

Carry no moss.

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If I am going to be hanged

I would prefer to check that the rope is strong enough

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As the neo-liberalist said

Shareholders do not work

So they should not pay taxes

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There were many houses of this kind in my childhood. This is not the smallest and farms were made like this from the 17th century to our century. There is only about 60 miles to Copenhagen and now many old houses are owned by city-dwellers living there maybe the entire year. The shores are filled with small "summer houses" and the idyllic countryside is only a memory

Here lived the Wayman, his son Keld of my age and a bunch of sisters and brothers. The Wayman had a bad habit to beat Keld up every Friday and the wife got a hit or two too.

Keld told me once that he had got a chronic headache. During the years he has been many times in prison and he never got his life in order. He could not concentrate on life and I think he took revenge on the community that did not help him out in time.

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As Hilary Clinton said

It takes a community to foster a child

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It is easy to be splendid

As long as it cost nothing

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An oil-drowned bird swam to a boat

And asked for a wash

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Then it was the liberalist

That grumbled and complained

Misery's misery

In the end he became a whiner

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Why do we find so many whiners among those owning much?

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The greedy get a bad end.

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A fresh living nature

Is in balance between

Too much and too little

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It is easy for the bald-head

To keep the head cold and stay cool

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Some say that birds are born with the skill to build a nest

How did the first bird know how to build a nest?

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Yeah man, jazz is the only real stuff ... crazy man ... crazy

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The cautious scream Hello

Before the jump over the brook

Otherwise it can be too late

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The zebra got its fur to be invisible

I think there are many zebras in the politics

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Not every tree could be used for making fiddles

Nowadays it is almost impossible to find fiddle-wood

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The Spirits of the Wood swear like Hell

To keep pace and be in phase with mankind

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We have our in the air

Where are yours?

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As Socrates said

The politics of Athens is like a restive ass

You must always drive it

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They are much alike

Journalists and philosophers have to make the question

Before it have raised

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Some men are working hard for fourteen hours

To get others to work in eighth hours

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The wallet pays for the silly head

... and the legs then?

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They say the waste is a problem

Or is it mankind?

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At home I have a gallows for gallows humour

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It is necessary to fly without wings

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Dig your self down

Soon you get the hot time

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Acid air have no smell no taste

You see when the leafs turn yellow

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About crocodiles yes, it is better to have a bicycle at hand and hope for a downhill when you meet one. They can run with a speed of 25 miles per hour. You are in serious trouble if you meet a crocodile on a bicycle!

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The Egyptians painted heavenly gods with eyes

We have the satellites watching us

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In syne I saw a headless man running and screaming

Help, help they have murdered an innocent man

Then I saw that the man was I

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Seldom life is good enough to be satisfied

Always there is room for some enviousness

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Radioactivity promote bald heads

It is good for those needing to stay cool

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I just wonder are those tomatoes from Mars round or cubes

And can we make juice of them like we always have done?

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You are in the dessert ... you see an oasis

Do you know your destiny?

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Say something stupid

Stuffed cabbage rolls in chocolate sauce

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Oh, no danger in radioactivity

The malformations come in next or third generation

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We need a socialist government for liberalising

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Only the hawks can make peace

When they decide to use agreements instead of weapons

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It is not easy to se the sun in small things

Do you see the sun in the dung-ball a dung-beetle rolls?

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Much strength is needed to be soft

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I dreamt that Time was running in front of me

"You are not hanging on old man

Hang on you must ..."

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In cities they write poems about people

... not about butterflies, smell of blooming fields,

breeze from the sea ... damn mosquitoes

Scream Hello!

When you jump over the brook

You scare of the water-sprite then

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The threat against environment is =

Our used energy times our activity squared

The same formula as Einstein wrote

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Humankind owns the fantasy

Think how many problems there are

If you think

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It is difficult to see the small in the big

If you are too near you think it is a mountain

If you are too far you have forgot the spectacles

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I raise my hat

Every time I see a satellite

Greeting Sam and Tawaritz to keep them awake

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On Samoa they have no words for "mine and dine"

We have succeed to make it difficult

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The worst thing is that I am a silly ass

Before I get the knowledge

... and I have to keep my mask also

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When shall we colonialise Mars?

What if we meet being cleverer than we?

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A visitor on Dal saw a Bull in the meadow

"there you see a true county singer"

He said

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Does blue Rafgi exist

Yes I painted one

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Oh, what fine scent lindens make

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You are as free as you feel

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Time is changing dear Watson

Catīs dung does not smell bad after two weeks

Though I do not know the taste

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You do not open new tracks

Following others at heel

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We can learn from Socrates

With a vixen as wife you become philosopher

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How much is the man worth as an unused resource?

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As the Wordsplitter said

Politic is to know and do it

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The politicians reorganise and rationalise decade after decade

And it is after their own doings

It is good to see they know their faults

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It is no renewal to overtake the arguments from the opponents

Sooner it shows lack of knowledge and imagination

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Everything flows ... nothing vanish

But takes a jump to another stage now and then

That is the thermodynamic

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In bookkeeping everything is depending on everything

That is why life and bookkeeping is so difficult

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A millionaire told that to work fourteen hours a day is fun

Good to know that even a millionaire have some fun

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Fat flesh and big words do not fasten in the trout

But it keeps the pants up

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The number of interpreting suggestions

Increase with lack of real sources

That is why our ancestors are primitive and magic

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Th peace movement is not popular among weapon dealers

The green movement is not popular among polluters

Does destroyers have the right answer to everything?

What is intelligence?

The will to let the Future Child survive?

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Fat flesh and grand airs we shall envy people

We shall not have that fun

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"Flow with ease" said Wordsplitter

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It is so deep so deep on Television

Play the old games ... be a cop ... be a doctor ... be a fireman ...

Be a salesman ... be a teacher ... play robbers and cops

Oh I remember it all from my childhood

And now again

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Politicians are the real magicians

They cut down to get growth

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The only guaranty for the real free man

Is the healthy wealthy community

Only a community can keep all kind of robbers in chess

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Sorry, the Government does not allow me to be sick

It is something with the balance in the Finance

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It is remarkable that superpowers and tyrants easily call all opposition terrorists. Why cannot the great powers afford to be generous. Why do they speak about equality and democracy?

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I think enterprise should pay taxes after employment. That means the less employment the more taxes. Then the market = the employers could afford to demand for products and keep the machines running. It would also decrease the expenditure for the Government too.

Some neo-liberalist told us that unemployment is a disease. The jobless causes this sickness by him self. As long as the analysis of the market is on that level I think the unemployment would be unsolved. From where do they get that intelligence? At the School of Business and Administration I suppose?

Who pay when someone is made jobless?

When I hear that rubbish reasoning i think " let us have a good war again, so that we can drink warm blood from the victims"

... yes. At the communion I learned that we were drinking blood of the human son and eating his flesh. The human son was offered at the cross. It is quite common to offer humans.

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When the poor get rich ... he become like the Devil ... an old proverb from Dal

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The politicians are like life itself; they use rather carbon paper

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I am the stoic

Life is always changing ... so am I

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As the old Part-Wolf said,

"Politic is what we eat, how we dress, how we live ...

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The best security policy is the co-operation

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If you build after others advice you get a crow nest

If you build little by little after what you can afford it is much the same

Difficult that building business

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Tau wow ... the Indians say ...

There is plenty of space on earth ... so why fight?

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Some bright mind have calculated

That the entire world population could stand on the Gotland isle

And still some could sit down with an angle

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Two things promote bald heads

Radioactivity and too short beds

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Think, they are running around with one piece of soap to ten movie stars

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The old philosophic question at the end

"Does the world exist when we do not talk about it?"

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No news invented and no pioneers by following others' track
... it is not much better if you listen to old men telling that everything is already invented.

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Taste is like the butt

Come to think when I walked behind a beautiful one

That there are several milliards of them and everyone is special

Maybe that is why I never can decide which is the best

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The politicians tell they are increasing quality and service by cutting down?

.... Our Prime Minister told us to sow on the rocks? .........I think he have read it in the Bible and tried to impress us. But as always even politicians show their knowledge whence they open their mouth. There is no excuse for poor analysis and bad thinking.

I have followed politics for about 40 years. Nothing new and not much of the astonishing kind. It is nearly the same everywhere. Since history is my issue I naturally compare with the original "ring of thing" in our Celtic culture. I compare with the intentions in our first laws. I compare with the Declaration of Human Rights, which too few know.

The absurdities could only be laughed at, since we "small peoples" cannot do anything about it. If we want to understand it is simply the growth of population and that the nobles are too far away and too few make protests. The politics become the agenda for cow thieves, horsetrade and bartering with cows.

We are responsible as long as we do nothing about it.

Since politics are our common matter and good I cannot keep my mouth shut.

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Vi spenderar ett helt golfliv i försök att prestera 100procent och misslyckas alltid. Det är så golf är. ... Mark James

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I saw a map of our galaxy, the Watergate

In the middle read "Here we are"

I looked for Bill Clinton, but not in sight.

Maybe he was on the other side of the globe

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Socrates' last words to a friend:

Please, offer a cock to the god of heeling.

He was a true optimist and his spirit never dies

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Don't disarrange my circles, was Archimedes 'last words

Did he play the fool when the soldiers came or

Why not do businesses as usual even in front of the dead.

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They interviewed a lady out of the Indian high society.

She shoved her gown with numerous diamonds and precious stones

"I think I deserve it", she said

Other nations and we pay much foreign aid to India

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Instantly I have the problems of the world above my head

Last winter was the fashion "wild hair"

Now I got a whim that I should try the cock's crest

But with my bald-head not even paperhanger's paste would make it.

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