Word of the Month “Stuff”

Written by on Saturday May 18, 2013

The material out of which something is made or formed; the essential substance or elements; Essence; household or personal articles considered as a group; worthless objects.
Grace introduces the WINDWARD Word of the Month and reminds readers that life is good. Remember to laugh and have fun! Work hard, play hard and don’t take life too seriously!
I used to rule my world from a pay phone -
Ships out on the sea -
But now times are rough -
I got too much stuff -
I can’t explain the likes of me -
- Jimmy Buffet, “One Particular Harbor”
“It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else that prevents us from living freely and nobly.”
- Thoreau
“Any so-called material thing [stuff] that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.”
- Mark Twain
“Any object in possession [stuff] seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.”
- Pliny the Younger
“Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff”
- Robert Eliot
“A house is just a pile of stuff with a cover on it”
“They always take the good stuff. They never bother with that crap that you’re saving.”
- George Carlin, “Stuff”


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