Category Archives: Jeneane Behme

My Favorite Quotes From Violet Crawley (the Dowager Countess of Grantham) From Downton Abbey

At my age, one must ration one’s excitement. There’s nothing simpler than avoiding people you don’t like. Avoiding one’s friends, that’s the real test. Vulgarity is no substitute for wit. Don’t be defeatist, dear. It’s very middle class. Every woman … Continue reading

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What Were You Thinking?

Why do people ask, “What were you thinking?” Well, obviously I thought I was going to get away with it without having to explain shit. Anonymous from Facebook

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When Something Bad Happens, We Have 3 Choices

During his Lead Actor in a Play acceptance speech for his role in The Father at the June 12, 2016 Tony Awards, Frank Langella quoted Dr. Suess (Theodor Geisel): “I found some words that will mean more to you than … Continue reading

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You’re a Pair of Brown Shoes

Did you ever get the feeling the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes? George Gobel on NBC’s “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson”, 1969

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The Church of Baseball

I believe in the church of baseball. I’ve tried all of the major religions and most of the minor ones. I’ve worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, trees, mushrooms and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 … Continue reading

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What “Crash” Davis Believes

…I don’t believe in quantum physics when it comes to matters of the heart…Well I believe in the soul, the cock, the pussy, the small of a woman’s back, the hanging curve ball, high fiber, good Scotch, that the novels … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Baseball

A good friend of mine used to say, ‘This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes it rains.’ Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh, … Continue reading

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Great Things in Baseball

I see great things in baseball. It’s our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us. Walt Whitman, as quoted by the character, Annie Savoy, in the movie Bull Durham  

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If You Ask For My Opinion

Re-posted from https://momentarylapseofsanity.com/

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The Highwayman

The wind was a torrent of darkness upon the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of moonlight looping the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding– Riding–riding– The highwayman … Continue reading

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