Posts Tagged 'cryptogram'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/29/20

Billy Porter at the 2020 Grammys Outfit - Billy Porter At the ...

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(He was probably the most unpretentious person of his day and age.  The “higher morals” of the Victorian Era didn’t exactly jibe with his lifestyle.  But, by some of today’s . . . standards? . . . he might even be considered . . . boring.  The times they are ever a changin’, kiddies!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/28/20

Should Walt Whitman Be #Cancelled? | JSTOR Daily

I am as bad as the worst, but thank God, I am as good as the best.”   —   Walt Whitman

(Realizing that we all are a mixture of good and bad is both humbling and reassuring.  Not counting the narcissists and sociopaths, of course.  Unfortunately, it appears that these two personality disorders are increasing in modern society.  We just need to recognize them for what they are, before we go electing them to public office.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Yesterday, I failed to welcome William Hutton to the Cryptoquote Club.  Sorry, Bill.  Belated welcome to the club!   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/27/20

Written in Birmingham's history: The story of William Hutton ...

The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.”   —   William Hutton

(Do you hear that, Mr. President???  Please . . . someone explain it to him.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/26/20

Photos: Zig Ziglar's 12 most inspirational quotes

Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking tartar sauce with you.”   —   Zig Ziglar

(Hilarious!  A little misguided, as whales are not fish, but comedians rely on certain words for laughs.  They always call chimpanzees monkeys, because the word monkey is a funnier word . . . according to some.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/25/20

William Osler (1849–1919) | Art UK

Look wise, say nothing and grunt; speech was given to conceal thought.”   —   William Osler

( . . . unh!)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/24/20

George Hamilton (@GeorgeHamilton) | Twitter

What I’ve really always wanted was Walden Pond with a kitchen added on.”   —   George Hamilton

(An urbane cowboy?  Poetic too.  Be well and do good.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/23/20

Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War | Finley Peter Dunne | Humorous ...

The past always looks better than it was; it’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(We do seem to romanticize the past a little too much.  Be well and do good.  To my Muslim readers:  Eid sa’id!)   —   YUR

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