Orlando Belo Quotes
''Contemporary art is very personal,Contemporary Art
and to me it has to be a blend of skill and creative ingenuity.
Whether it be simple or complicated,
much the same as poetry.
27/11/2016 - 03: 58''
''Inner Demons IIThe Mind
Inner demons question every movement,
decision, idea, and thought at every level.
Their sole purpose is to drive you insane,
they are not there to help you.
However, you can use them to be creative,
but you do so at your peril.
14/6/13 amended 16/8/15''
I find that fate often treats optimism with punishment,
and pessimism with reward.
''How many times has she suddenly said, something like,The Wife or Partner
'Don't you think you should get ready dear? '
And I would reply, 'Ready for what? '
And she would say, 'To pick up the paint and wall-paper.'
And I would say, 'What paint and wall-paper? '
And she would say, 'We discussed all this last week.'
And I would say, 'What did we discuss? '
And she would say, 'You of course, decorating the bedroom.'
And I would say, 'I never discussed doing any decorating.'
And she would say, 'Yes you did, last Sunday afternoon.'
And I would say, 'What did I actually say? '
And she would say, 'You agreed to my suggestion and said, yes dear.'
And I would then say, 'And what was I doing at the time? '
And she would say, 'Oh I don't know, you were
probably watching some sport on the television.'
And I would say, 'Oh I see, you attacked again
when my defences were down did you.'
And she would end up by saying,
'Well, don't you think you had better get ready then? '
And I would end up by saying as usual, 'Yes dear.'
The release of an obnoxious smell
is not a gift to the air.
It's a contamination of space
and unwelcome anywhere.
Not all gifts are tangible
and come tied with ribbon,
and yet the ones we cannot touch
are without doubt like gifts from heaven.
''Touched by LoveLove
To be touched by love
is like being placed under a spell.
One minute you believe that you are in heaven
and the next you know you're in hell.
''Love is like a diamond;Love
its facets can be many.
From emotional turmoil
to euphoric ecstasy.
''The Passing WindsBodily Function
The only good time for passing wind
is when standing up wind on a windy day,
but then it rides the wind to someone else's nose,
who annoyingly hopes that it's quickly blown away.
''Marriage was created to make girls into womenMarriage
by giving them motherhood;
not necessarily by having children.
It was also created to make boys into men
by giving them responsibility.
and a voice to say amen.
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Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
Don't judge me by the way I look
and the way I have my hair.
Don't judge me by my dirty shoes
and the way my jeans have tears.
Don't think because I have tattoos
that I'm not very nice to know.
Don't think because I swear a lot
that I have no feelings to show.
My appearance is a shield of defence
to hide my feelings deep inside.
My sensitivity is my weakness
so my appearance tells a lie.
Eight Minutes To One
In the early hours the radio alarm
went off at eight minutes to one
despite me setting it earlier for six
and checking that it was on.
Now wide awake I rechecked the setting;
and I had definitely made no mistake.
I put it down to an electrical malfunction
and fell asleep until it was time to wake.