This is a personal blog and should be taken as such. So don't sue me if what I write pisses you off. Or if I write lies. Or if I give maladvice. Or if you fail to read through my sarcasm. Et cetera.
I like stalkers.
Is it in bad taste to quote one's self?
"The greatest of debaters are not only the most eloquent -- they are the most bruised, the most resilient, the strongest of heart." -- Andrew Loh
Quotes "How many times have you chickened out?" - Qu Hsueh Ming
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last." - Sir Winston Churchill
"Affirmative action is something the good don't need and the bad don't deserve" - A wise man
"The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nation's greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us." - John F. Kennedy
"The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were." - John F. Kennedy
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually." - James A. Baldwin
"Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is but a broken winged bird that cannot fly." - Langston Hughes
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." - Sir Winston Churchill
"Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?" - Alfred Lord Tennyson
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." - John Calvin Coolidge
"We will either find a way or make one." - Hannibal
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." - Napoleon Bonaparte
"For evil to triumph, it is only necessary for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"War begins in the minds of men, and it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must first be constructed." - UNESCO Constitution
"The proper study of mankind is man." - Alexander Pope
"My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one's country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter, disease, and death." - Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens): A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
"Patriotism is to support your country all the time and your government when it deserves it" - Mark Twain
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it." - George Bernard Shaw
"Democracy is a system ensuring that the people are governed no better than they deserve." - George Bernard Shaw
"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all." -- Noam Chomsky
"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
"When the people fear the government, you have tyranny. When the government fears the people, you have freedom." - Thomas Paine
"I sense a learning: that much dumber people than you end up in charge. Look at the way things are. I'm no fucken genius or anything, but these spazzos are in charge of my every twitch. What I'm starting to think is maybe only the dumb are safe in this world, the ones who roam with the herd, without thinking about every little thing. But see me? I have to think about every little fucken thing." - Vernon God Little, Act II
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOS ANGELES TRANSIT. It is integrated, comprehensive, and COSTS ONLY USD 3 PER UNLIMITED USAGE DAY PASS for BOTH bus and rail lines!!!! Muacks. Eat that, New York and Philly.
With this, I've been to the Big Three of the USA: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago.
Save the dolphins.
LA traffic jam.
Hollywood, Los Angeles
"The most famous sign in the world"
Jalan Bintang: Martin Scorsese, Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Steven Spielberg
El Capitan Theater
Looky looky here.
CNN broadcasts from the Entertainment Capital of the world?
Grauman's Chinese Theater
Grauman's Egyptian Theater
I never really cared too much for Ripley's or Guiness.
I'm Lovin' It
Eat with the stars! (that's Leo, btw)
James Dean, Nicole Kidman, Somebody, Gwyneth Paltrow, Somebody.
Before and after.
Halle Berry Solitary
Hollywood High School
The sky was luscious.
Hollywood Wax Museum
We shall end this episode with some humour.
So I looked inside a building. And I saw this exhbition for a L. Ron. Hubbard. So according to the pamphlets there, he was an author, actor, inventor, scientist, thinker, philosopher, artist, yadayadayada. Polymath betul. So I was like, really. So I started scolding myself for not knowing enough history - how can I not know such a famous guy, right? But I don't know too much about these contemporary people anyway. And so I asked - and got my answer - the exhibition was free. But I didn't have time, so I went away.
Then 5 steps away from the building, then only it bloody struck me.
HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHA these stupid money-sucking idiots for equally stupid celebrities like Tom Cruise have a stronghold = a few buildings in Hollywood! Plus you have to donate like a million dollars or something to attain the highest level of Scientology. AHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
So you guys have GOT to youtube for the Scientology South Park episode.
The other side.
What causes worry? page 105 Why do I sometimes feel I can't be myself? page 122 What exactly is a "silent birth"? page 201 Can you spoil a child with love and affection? page 155 Where does childhood illness mainly come from? page 228 What is the source of unwanted emotions? page 63 What's the purpose of imagination? page 27
And then like so cun like that they put some Russian and Hindi translations to induce the non-Russian- and Hindi-speaking tourists.