Wednesday Wordplay: Leona Helmsley and Gertrude Stein

 

     
Leona Helmsley and dog   I don’t hire people who have to be told to be nice. I hire nice people.
            — Leona Helmsley
        
     
He that can’t endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
            — Jewish Proverb
   
        
     
We are always the same age inside.
            —
Gertrude Stein
  Gertrude Stein quote
        
     
But seduction isn’t making someone do what they don’t want to do. Seduction is enticing someone into doing what they secretly want to do already.
            — Waiter Rant, Waiter Rant weblog, 11-29-05
   
  
     
H G Wells writing  

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

               — H. G. Wells

        
     
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
            — Alexander Solzhenitsyn
   
        
     
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
            — Charles Dickens, David Copperfield, 1849
  charles dickens
        

 

Wordplay Videos

 

Looks like the “Homeless Man with the Golden Voice” got a job!