Quotes, Sayings & Idioms

Quote

“A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour” – Aldous Huxley, English author, 1894 – 1963

  • belief – acceptance that something exists
  • doomed – destined
  • behaving – conducting themselves
  • rumour – piece of gossip

Saying

“A penny for your thoughts!”– Tell me what you’re thinking about.

  • penny – a coin of minimum value

Idiom

Salad days = the time of life when one is young, carefree, and happy.

  • Listening to these Beatles songs always reminds me of my salad days.
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