At Will is, I suppose the old dragon slayers scrapbook. A collection of short rhymes, thoughts, proverbs, quotations, and all sorts of trivia. It’s what I get up to when I’m drinking my tea.

Will Scribe Dragaon and TeaDiscussing the Rules of Engagement over tea


Airport security is the clearest display
Of how terrorists have taken our freedom away. 
Will Scribe


” When everyone is thinking the same, no one is thinking.” – John Wooden


“Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters”: African Proverb


“The World will not be destroyed by those who do evil but by those who watch them without doing anything” Albert Einstein


The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people”: Frank Kent


The government is watching you,
 But who is watching them?
 Their privacy invasions
 We need to stem.
Will Scribe


“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” – George Orwell


A terrorist is someone who has a bomb but doesn’t have an air force.  Unknown


“One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.” – — Niccolo Machiavelli – (1469-1527) Italian Statesman and Political Philosopher


Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.”: Marcus Tullius Cicero – (106-43 B.C.) Roman Statesman, Philosopher and Orator


“No man survives when freedom fails,
The best men rot in filthy jails,
And those who cry ‘appease, appease’
Are hanged by those they tried to please.”
Hiram Mann


“If you make citizens of this country agree to become the subjects of one great consolidated empire of America, your government will not have sufficient energy to keep them together. Such a government is incompatible with the genius of republicanism. There will be no checks, no real balances in this government.” — Patrick Henry, 1787


To know that you don’t know is best.
To pretend to know what you do not know is a disease.


“Every time I let the government make a choice for me, I give up a little more of my freedom. I become more dependent and reliant on government to manage my life. I am right where the Socialists want me to be – perpetually dependent on them.” -J.D. Pendry


“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary”. – Vince Lombardi


Will Scribe Spot the Wolf


Just keep looking!


“Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories”      Polybius Greek Historian


“To be unhappy over what one lacks is to waste what one already possess” Chinese Proverb


“When the itch is inside the boot scratching the outside provides little consolation” Chinese Proverb


 “Pennies don’t fall from heaven they have to be earned on earth”   Margaret Thatcher


“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds
And the pessimist fears this is true”    James Branch Cabell


“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it often enough it will be believed” Adolf Hitler


“Strange to see how what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition” Samuel Pepys


Ask any climate science a question the answer is always man:
 Warmer? Man
 Cooler? Man
 Wetter? Man
 Drier? Man
 Storm? Man
 Ice? Man
 Grant? Man
Will Scribe


“Having drunk the country’s water, one should obey the country’s laws”. Tibetan proverb


“If a man does not keep pace with his companions it is perhaps because he hears a different drummer” Henry Thoreau


“Happiness depends on being free and being free depends on being courageous” Thucydides Greek historian


“Journalists belong in the gutter because that is where the ruling classes throw their guilty secrets” Gerald Priestland


“Profanity is the linguistic crutch of the inarticulate!”


© Will Scribe 2013-2015

1 thought on “AT WILL – WILL’S SCRAPBOOK”

  1. Steve L @ SIUE said:

    Great stuff here! I’ve been toying with this limerick and would like to share it:


    If you like your energy sustainable,
    You must first make the climate trainable.
    With sun day and night,
    And the wind always right-
    I think it just might be attainable!

    Solar and wind are renewable,
    But have proven to just not be doable!
    They’re killing the birds
    And displacing the herds
    (But the general public is gullible).

    It appears to employ better vision,
    To subsidize nuclear fission.
    The Thorium kind,
    For our peace of mind
    (With world-wide grids, for transmission).

    Transportation and power, to the poor
    Truly are keys to open the door-
    To an affluent life,
    A job and a wife
    With less offspring (than folks made before).

    So, curtailing overpopulation
    Is not about “limiting nations
    On what they can do
    Which emits CO2”…
    It depends on industrialization!

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