I love to blink. Blinking is fun. I blink, therefore I am.
Mother Nature gave us eyelids with little hairs poking out so we can blink to our heart’s content. I would like to share with my fellow blinkers some quotes and cultural information that I have gathered about that most pleasurable of actions. They are so strikingly true and revealing that as you read you will feel the greatest desire to blink. Do not suppress that desire. As Confucius said, “Be not ashamed of blinks and thus make them crimes.”
When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and blink.
Blinking without thought is labour lost; thought without blinking is perilous.
Forget injuries, never forget to blink.
The people may be made to follow a path of blinking, but they may not be made to understand it.
Blinking is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from blinking.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his blinking.
The cautious seldom blink.
Is blinking a thing remote? I wish to blink, and lo! Blinking is at hand.
In all things of blinking there is something of the marvellous.
To be conscious that we are blinking or thinking is to be conscious of our own existence.
It is possible to fail in many ways, while to blink is possible only in one way.
America is a blink, a giant blink.
And now these three remain; faith, hope and blinking. But the greatest of these is blinking.
“You of little blinks,” he said, “why do you doubt?”
Books – Fiction
The Unbearable Lightness Of Blinking – Milan Blinkera
Lord Of The Blinks – J.R.R. Blinkien
Blinkamorphosis & Other Stories – Franz Blinka
Around The World In Eighty Blinks – Jules Blink
War And Blinks – Leo Blinkoy
Veronika Decides To Blink – Paulo Blinkelho
The Blinks of Wrath – John Blinkbeck
Wuthering Blinks – Emily Blinke
Books – Non Fiction
How To Make Blinks And Influence People – Dale Carblinkie
The Origin Of Blinking – Charles Blinkwin
The Voyage Of The Blink – Charles Blinkwin
How To Be A Blinkestic Goddess - Nigella Blinkon
Blink Hawk Down
It’s A Wonderful Blink
The Godblinker, Parts I, II and III
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Blink
The Silence of the Blinks
O, Blinker, Where Art Thou
To Kill A Mockingblink
The Blinkblank Redemption
Each and every one of us is guilty of taking blinking for granted. Breathing is a revered necessity and blinking has always fallen behind, in its shadow. But if we could not blink our eyes would shrivel up and fall out and then where would we be? Blinking is not a boring, inane function as many would have you believe; blinking must be acknowledged as a prime requirement of the human body. As we have seen, Confucius recognised the superiority of blinking, so I shall leave the last word to him…
“He who will not blink will have two agoneyes.”