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!