0 Out of nothing I have come, and to nothing I shall return.
1 (I) Going after what you want. You da man. Me first. Me, me, me. Grow a pair. Man up.
2 (II) Listening to your inner voice. Trusting your inner voice.
3 (III) Express yourself. Be creative. Blah, blah, blah...
4 (IV) All in a day's work. Just doin' my job. Get to work! Where hands are needed words and letters are useless. Down to earth. Cleanliness is next to godliness. Neat & tidy. A place for everything and everything in its place. Every last detail...
5 (V) All knowledge is experience. Try it - you'll like it. Variety is the spice of life. A jack of all trades and a master of none. All over the road.
6 (VI) Live and let live. Getting along with others. Treating friends like family.
7 (VII) Silence is golden.
8 (VIII) Having both feet firmly planted on the ground. Climbing to the top of the mountain. Both feet on the floor. Having a strong foundation. You cannot climb a ladder by pushing others down. Social climber. Status seeking.
9 (IX) Wise up! Heed wisdom. Pearls of wisdom. Wisdom sets you apart. A wise man's questions contain half the answer. Why me? Ask "Why not me?" instead of "Why me?"
10 (X) Go with the flow. Opportunity knocks. Seize the opportunity. Window of opportunity. There is a time and place for everything. Something for nothing. It's on the house. Roll the dice. Take your chances. Things fall into place. When luck offers a finger, one must take the whole hand. You'll never know your luck 'til the wheel stops. What's bad luck for one is good luck for another. Rock, paper, scissors. Luck of the draw. A turn for the better/worse. You win some, you lose some. Twist of fate. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it's a matter of choice. Reversal of fortune. Easy come, easy go. Luck and bad luck are driving in the same sledge.
11 (XI) Be fair. Cause and effect. You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get. Fair is fair. Fair and balanced. Fair and equitable. Balancing the scales. Fair means produce fair results. We who seek justice will have to do justice to others. Justice is served. Out for justice. What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Justice is swift and certain. Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one. That's not fair. An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
12 (XII) Seeing is believing. Thy Will be done. Faith makes you act in different ways. Putting your faith in God. Let go and let God. In God we trust. A true believer. I know God won't give me anything I can't handle, I just wish God didn't trust me so much. To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible. In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't. Faith isn't faith 'til it's all you're holding on to. Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible. Wait and see. I'll believe it when I see it. When in doubt, do nothing. If one's gift is prophesying, then let it be used in proportion to one's faith. Self-fulfilling prophecy. What was up is down. Ye of little faith.
13 (XIII) Things change. Out with the old and in with the new. If nothing changes, then nothing changes. Time marches on. Major changes. Drastic changes. Create/preserve/destroy.
14 (XIV) All things in moderation (including moderation). It takes all types. To be able to live among people we must allow everyone to exist with their own given individuality. Moderation and diversity is the best diet. Weight loss/gain. On a diet. Slim down. Plus sized.
15 (XV) It pays to advertise. Product placement. Keep your receipt. Want a thing long enough, and you don't. The ways of the world. The bottom line. For sale. The going rate/price. Money talks. Sex sells. What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, but loses his soul? Money is the root of all evil. Treasures of wickedness profit nothing. Selling out. Selling your soul. Making a deal with the devil. Paying the devil his due. Everyone has their price. Money will do most anything for people, and people will do most anything for money. Anything for a buck. Bought and paid for. Those who are bound by desire seek only that which can be held in their hands. Idle hands are the devil's workshop. The borrower is slave to the lender. Do what thou wilt. Animal nature. The nature of the beast. Law of the jungle. Needs must when the devil drives. Caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware). Bait and switch. Good things sell themselves, bad things have to be advertised. The art of being a merchant consists more in getting paid than in making sales. Let those who do not know what war is go to war. Lies are the path to war. The wages of sin are war. Trade wars.
16 (XVI) Be careful. Expect the unexpected. Anything can happen. Predictably unpredictable. Never shout never. All of a sudden. In a flash. In an instant. From out of nowhere. Bolt out of the blue. Shock to the system. A real eye opener. Blown away. Freedom from the known. Going where no one has ever gone before. In the presence of the divine. Touched by God. The Hand of God. Life review. A phone call from God. If you get a phone call from God, you just might turn into a burning bush. Putting the fear of God in you. Drop you to your knees. Thunder and lightning. Thou shall not take the name of the Lord in vain. Profaning the sacred. There are limits. Know your limits. Rise so high, so far to fall. How the mighty have fallen. The higher the castle, the nearer to lightning. In harm's way. On accident. Accidents will happen. Seeing your life flash before your eyes. God forbid.
17 (XVII) Reach for the stars. The power of positive thinking. A breath of fresh air. Making miracles happen. Guiding light. Spiritual insight. Stay positive. There's always hope. Hope springs eternal. Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper. A pessimist is a person who has lived with an optimist. Health issues.
18 (XVIII) Using art as an outlet for your creative energies. Past-life memories. Past-life regression. In a previous incarnation. The power of suggestion. Deep inside your mind. In the back of your head. The Twilight Zone. Figment of your imagination. Don't make no sense. Art is the concealment of art. A beautiful disorder is an effect of art. To sleep, perchance to dream. Having an active imagination. Casting a spell. Got a screw loose. Losing all your marbles. Crazy making. Driving me crazy. Trippin'.
19 (XIX) Just shine! It's my time to shine. Front and center. Achieving success. Long lasting. Make hay while the sun shines. Sunshine is the best disinfectant. Seeing the light of day. Get some sunshine. Hey there, Sunshine! Look mom - no hands! Even in the sun there are spots.
20 (XX) Follow your conscience. A clear conscience fears no accusation. Trust but verify. Judge for yourself. You be the judge. Summary judgement. Sum it up. Up from the ashes. Even the dead shall rise. Raise the dead. Resurrect the dead. Life after death. A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking. 'Fess up. Come clean. Conscience warns us before it reproaches us. Conscience is like tickling, some fear it and some don't. Men never forgive those in whom there is nothing to pardon. Judge not lest thee be judged yourself. Pounding the gavel. Admission of guilt. Pulling the plug. Time is running out. The end times. The end is near. Casting judgement. Judge, jury and executioner. Death sentence.
21 (XXI) Seeing the big picture. Putting it all together. Connecting the dots. Thumbnail sketch. A bird's eye view. Mountain top perspective. In the bigger scheme of things. Seeing your place in the world. Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time. Body-mind-spirit. As above, so below. Life is for the living. The human condition. Human nature. Timeless classic. Universally appreciated. To err is human. Only human.
22 (XXII) Look before you leap. Good luck. You've got to be kidding me. Are you kidding me? Are you joking? Just joking. The joke is on me/you/them. Just kidding. It was just a joke. Only a joke. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. If ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise. There's a sucker born every minute. A fool and his money are soon parted. Making me look silly. Fools seldom differ. He must be a thorough fool who can learn nothing from his own folly. A fool always finds someone more foolish than himself to admire him. Fools as we met, so fools again we parted.
23 (King of Wands) Just do it! Leading the way. Taking the lead. Leader of the pack. A real go-getter. Physical activity.
24 (Queen of Wands) My body is a temple. Clean up your act. Getting cleaned up. Pure and natural. Go organic. Eating healthy. Taking charge. Who's in charge here? I'm in charge. The power behind the throne. Take the vow. Saving it for marriage. Put some clothes on. Keep your clothes on. Wearing the pants in the family. Ruling the roost. Ruling with an iron fist.
25 (Knight of Wands) On the go. Adventures are to the adventurous. Rooting for the underdog. Change of residence. Not in one place for long. Can't sit still.
26 (Page of Wands) Let's talk. Call me. Pep talk. Looking good. Beauty draws more than oxen. A bird with a beautiful plumage doesn't sit in the corner. Look at me. The face came before the photograph. A picture is worth a thousand words. Good call. Good news. Good press. Those who bring good news knock hard. No news is good news. News reports. In the news. Multimedia journalist.
27 (Ace of Wands) Take the initiative. Taking the first step. Get started. Getting started. Start it up. It's a start. Turning over a new leaf. No harm in trying. Do what you will, but be the first. Brand new. On your mark, get set, GO! "And they're off..." Off and running. All talk and no action. Short-lived bursts of extreme enthusiasm. Overly enthusiastic. This is only a drill. Acting out of character. Jumping the gun. False start. False alarms. False positive.
28 (Two of Wands) Be bold. Be daring. Where there's a will there's a way. Overcoming all obstacles. Making the impossible possible. Nothing is impossible. Fortune favors the bold. Only the strong survive. Flexing your muscles.
29 (Three of Wands) Cooperate. There's no "I" in team. TEAM: together each accomplishes more. Confident in your abilities. Honing your skills and talents. Consult an expert.
30 (Four of Wands) Count your blessings (lest they flee). You have a lot to be thankful for. Home sweet home. Thank you. Praise the Lord. Fashion sense. Best dressed. Living a life of luxury. Born with a silver spoon in your mouth. Perpetually offended. You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone. To take for granted.
31 (Five of Wands) Striving to be number 1. Personal best. Outdoing yourself. Rising to the challenge. Stirring things up. Stirring the pot. Provoke a reaction. Getting a rise out of someone. Raising a ruckus. Things get out of hand. Prove you wrong. I'll show you. In your face. Bring it on. C'mon. Here comes trouble. It takes two to make a quarrel. Out of spite. Getting your goat. I can't compete with you. Working at cross purposes.
32 (Six of Wands) You win. Middle of the road. One size fits all. One stop shopping. Knock it out of the park. Hitting a home run. Record setting. Award-winning. Bigger is better. Mighty giant. Larger than life. Over the top. Keep it simple. Ease of use. Love of one's country. Freedom march. Reign/rule. Climate control. Air conditioning. Must have. Gotta have it. I want it all and I want it now. Instant gratification. Immediate self-gratification. The short-term. Short attention span. Taking the path of least resistance. Taking the easy way out. Any excuse is better than none. Cushion the blow. It takes two blows to make a battle. The first blow does not hurt like the second. Your liberty ends where my nose begins. A kick in the butt. Pick on someone your own size. Picking a fight. Put up your dukes. Duking it out.
33 (Seven of Wands) Be brave. Be courageous. Taking a stand. Standing up for yourself. Standing your ground. Standing firm. Having a strong backbone. The small of the back. Not backing down. Not caving in. Not letting people walk all over you. Red badge of courage.
34 (Eight of Wands) Go at the right speed. Strike while the iron's hot. Get it while it's hot. Things happen really quickly. Don't rush. Haste makes waste. Speed up. Slow down. Hitting the brakes. Full speed ahead. Pedal to the metal. Race car driver. Car and driver. High octane. Where the rubber meets the road. Road racing. Drag race. Rush hour traffic. High-speed rail. Bullet train. Faster than a speeding bullet. Slower/faster. Don't stress. Don't stress out over it. Blowing off steam. Burn off some energy. IM (instant message). Urgent message. Fast blast. Warm up. Turning up the heat. Fanning the flames. Motorized fan. Circulate air. That's hot. Smokin' hot. Piping hot. Hot water. Boiling hot. Out of the frying pan and into the fire. If you play with fire you will get burned. If you can't stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen. Several irons in the fire. Where there's smoke there's fire. A fire in the heart makes smoke in the head. Blowing your top/stack. That burns me up. Strike a flint and you get fire. Light my fire. Fueling the fire. Tinder box. The one who strikes first, strikes twice. Burning your candle at both ends. Full tank of gas. Run out of gas. Empty tank. Running out of steam. Put a lid on it. Wind up. Wound up. Pent up. Bottled up. Stir crazy. Burning inside. Rise in temperature. Burning up with fever. Blood pressure. Rapid pulse. Circulatory system. Fleet of foot. Rushing around. I can't keep up with you. To go faster, slow down. Festina lente (make haste slowly). The need for speed. Life in the fast lane. Spinning your wheels. Squealing your tires. Burning rubber. On fire. First strike. Quick strike. Communication difficulties. Wires crossed. Stressed out. Nerve wracking. Frayed nerves. Coffee & cigarettes. Short fuse. Going berserk. Lashing out in anger.
35 (Nine of Wands) Persevere. Be prepared. Forewarned is forearmed. Hang in there. The long haul. Strength in adversity. Strength in reserve. Keep on doing what you're doing. Stick with it. Never give up. Not giving up. Don't quit. Don't stop. So far, so good. Don't switch horses midstream. If you're in love then nothing else matters, if you're not in love then nothing else matters. To be continued. I've got your back. Heads up. Head wound. Being caught off guard. On guard! It's better to warn than to be warned. They that get the next best are not ill off. It's easy to hold the fort when it's not attacked. Shake it off. Stuck between a rock and a hard place. Bare bones. Been through hell and back. Taking a toll. I quit. I give up. I can't go on. Throwing in the towel. Give up (on). That didn't last long.
36 (Ten of Wands) Unburden yourself. Lighten your load. Work hard & be responsible for yourself. Get(ting) out of debt. Shouldering a heavy burden. Feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Shrugging your shoulders. Bending over backwards. Doing backflips. It's easier to throw the load off the cart than to put it on. Carry on your back. Heaping on responsibilities. Light burden's heavy if far borne. Throwing your weight around. Abuse of power.
37 (King of Cups) Heart-centered leader. A real family person. Just looking out for your best interest. Wanting the best for you. What comes from the heart goes to the heart. Having a good heart. Pulling at your heart strings. My fellow countrymen. Guitar strum. Catch the wave. Ride the wave. Playing the field. Who's your daddy? A real player. Drinking a litlle too much is drinking a great deal too much. A red-nosed man may not be a drinker, but he will find nobody to believe it. In the bottle. Like a fish out of water. On-again, off-again relationships. Love/hate relationships.
38 (Queen of Cups) Take care. Hold me. Hold me in your arms. Wrap your arms around me. With arms wide open. Teddy bear. Bear hug. Teddy bear. Reflection of feeling. Hooked on a feeling. Feathering a nest. The baby who does not cry does not get fed. Come to mama. Stay at home mom. Touchy feely. Women who care too much. You're being a big baby. Gaa gaa, goo goo. I don't care.
39 (Knight of Cups) Be real. The real deal. The real McCoy. Say kind words to hear kind words. Romantic love. Puppy love. That's nice. Well meaning. With the best of intentions. Keep your promises. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Living in a dream world. Being a tease. Turn me on. Goody two shoes. The story is only half told when one side tells it. Promise is a bridge of words unsafe to walk across. Seldom is any splendid story wholly true. Confused love life. In love with a fairytale. Once upon a time...
40 (Page of Cups) Be gentle. How can I help? At your service. For the good of my fellow human being. Brotherly love. Brothers and sisters. Grandchildren. Good Shepherd. Every little helps. The biggest help is help, and even the smallest help is help. Well tended. To Insure Prompt Service. Social worker. Peer-to-peer. The more servants, the worse service. One servant is a servant; two servants are half a servant; three servants are no servants at all. Do me a favor. Help me out. Help me. Get some help. Public assistance.
41 (Ace of Cups) Melting your heart. Stirrings of the heart. Warming up to you. Opening up. Getting to know one another. About me. If you can't be with the one you love, then love the one you're with. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Significant difference in age between you and your significant other. Pining away. I just wanna love you. Open relationships. Nobody loves me. Sorrow through children. Follow love and it will flee thee; flee love and it will follow thee. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife. Sexual inadequacy. Inhibited sexual desire. Premarital sex. Love triangle. A loves B, but B doesn't love A; instead B loves C, so A is crushed. Two-timing. Pro-life / pro-choice. In vitro fertilization.
42 (Two of Cups) I love you. I love you too. I now pronounce you man and wife. Two hearts that beat as one. Soul unions. You & I. Just the two of us. Two of a kind. Walking hand in hand. It takes two to tango. It's a two way street. The feeling is mutual. Love begets love. One thread for the needle, one love for the heart. Lovers have much to relate - but it is always the same thing. Let's hook up. Hook me up. Putting the puck in the net.
43 (Three of Cups) Have fun. Enjoy. Enjoy yourself. "Cheers!" Eat, drink and be merry. The more the merrier. Fun & games. Let's play. Plays well with others. Enjoy it with everyone else. It's party time! Let's party! The life of the party. Make a game out of things. Playing games. Let's have fun. Are we having fun yet? What do you like to do for fun? I like that. Let's be friends. Extend the hand of friendship to all you meet. Introduce yourself. Nice to make your acquaintance. Nice to meet you. Greetings and salutations. Howdy. Let's meet. Merry meet. Meet and greet. Circle of friends. You're in good company. Having company. Keeping company. Fitting in. Hanging out. Hanging loose. Let loose. Show me a good time. Come out and play. Playing cards. Jump around. Celebratory dance. Huddle up. To band together. Make 'em laugh. I like a good laugh. Have a good one. Have a nice day. Seasons greetings. Happy holidays. What's for dinner? The horn of plenty. Enough is as good as a feast. More fun than a barrel of monkeys. Birds of a feather flock together. Enough is enough. I've had enough. More than enough. The party's over. The fun is over. It's not all fun and games. This is no fun.
44 (Four of Cups) Be here now. Live in the now. In the moment. Right here, right now. How it is. What is. The eternal now. In the zone. The reflexive property: a=a. Be yourself. Comfortable in your own skin. I am me. You are you. It is what it is. I'm alright, right now. Yeah, uh huh. How's it going? What's up? What's happening? Here's what's happening. Up-to-date. Recently updated. The latest update. Latest development. Keep me up-to-date. I'll keep you posted. Play-by-play. Stay current. Staying on topic. Stay tuned. Tune in. Checking in with you to see where you're at with things. Stream of consciousness. Daily diary. Keeping a log. Short-term memory. Sitting still. Small town. Chill out. Off in your own little world. Out of touch. Can't see yourself. Navel-gazing.
45 (Five of Cups) Replace a bad habit with a good one. Common sense is uncommon. Is the glass half empty or half full? Still waters run deep. Do it yourself. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Educate yourself. Figure it out. Work smarter - not harder. Working long hours. Investing time and energy. Toughen up. Deep impact. Powerful force. Maximum intensity. Pump up the volume. Go where the energy is. Life-affirming. The school of hard knocks. Trial & error. Personal space. Keep it secret. Why do you ask? That's personal. That's none of your business. Private investigator. See through. X-ray. Every cloud has a silver lining. Count not what is lost but what is left. Accepting loss. Take away. Tunnel vision. Let it go. What is not. Shades of gray. Like there is a black cloud hanging over your head. You're being hard on yourself. It's all your fault. Suffering in silence. Feel sorry for. Ouch. That's gotta hurt. Hard feelings. Hard eyes. Kick the habit. If it happened once, it can happen again. Snakes bite. Coulda, shoulda, woulda. Bitter marriage. The middle finger. expectations > reality = disappointment
46 (Six of Cups) Patiently accept delays. Maintain your innocence. The good ol' days. Golden oldies. Just like old times. For old times sake. For all of history. Making history. History in the making. A kid at heart. Forever young. April showers bring May flowers. On hold. Hold on a minute. You're going to have to wait. I can hardly wait. Make/take the time. Take time to smell the roses. Moment in time. Kids only have one childhood. Coming of age. You're all grown up. Be on time. Don't be late. At the last minute. Better late than never. Too late. Too little too late. Grow up! You're acting like a little kid. Too young. Too old. Living in the past. Back in the day. That's ancient history. Time has passed you by. Get with the times. Dust yourself off. An old man is twice a child. When I was a kid... When I was your age... Back in my day...
47 (Seven of Cups) Choosing wisely from among your many options with an eye toward the future. Looking into the future. Vision of the future. Everybody knows your name. I want to see my name in lights. In the limelight. A living legend. Hall of Fame. 15 minutes of fame. Being famous for being famous. I've never heard of 'em. Building castles in the air. Can't see the forest for the trees.
48 (Eight of Cups) The meaning of life. Who am I? Why am I here? What is the meaning of life? What's this life for? Your calling in life. Soul searching. Finding yourself. Seek and ye shall find. You rock! Rock on. Rockin' out. Dark night of the soul. There's got to be more to life than this. Walking away from it all. It's not about the destination - it's about the journey. If you don't know where you're going any road will take you there. Where are you headed? To want to forget something is to remember it. Just living for today/the day. "Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?" God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest. Send out into the world. What's the point? Where is this going? Going nowhere. Wasting time. You're throwing your life away.
49 (Nine of Cups) Be satisfied. Life is sweet. Living the life of Riley. It's a piece of cake. Nothing satisfies like satisfaction. Getting what you want. Here's what I want. Grant your wish. Waving a magic wand. Having your cake and eating it too. Having a sweet tooth. Sugar is sweet. If I could, I would wave a magic wand and grant your wish. Be careful what you wish for - you just might get it. I've got mine. I've had my fill. You can't have your cake and eat it too. (Spouse tends to be exceedingly attractive). What makes you think you could satisfy me? Fat & happy.
50 (Ten of Cups) The joys of family life. We are family. One big family. We are the world. We the people. It's a wonderful life. This is how good life can be. It's a small world. Think global, act local. We are all. We are many. The fuller the cup, the sooner the spill. When it rains it pours. Broken home.
51 (King of Swords) Live right life. Be honest. Be logical. Face facts. A lesson lived is a lesson learned. Practice what you preach. Don't burn your bridges. Obey the law. Be respectful. Hitting the nail on the head. Calling a spade a spade. Say what you mean, and mean what you say. State your case. The ends don't justify the means. The cold, hard facts. Matter of fact. Cut and dry. The rule of the law. Following the letter of the law. By the book. Truth is harsh. Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. A name doesn't harm us if we don't harm the name. Virtue is its own reward. Give credit where credit is due. There is no price for good advice. Honor is better than honors. Elected official. New officials introduce strict measures. Honesty is the best policy. Look me in the eye and say that. Men hold the buffalo by its rope and a ruler by his words. New lords, new laws. Neither break a law nor make one. Oath of office. Enforcing the rules. Standard operating procedure. Good cop / bad cop. Name, rank and serial number. Assign a number. Math whiz. I'm good/bad with numbers. Check your math. Oath of office. Sworn official. There are rules. Red tape.
52 (Queen of Swords) Tell the truth. If you don't have something nice to say, then don't say anything at all. Some things are better left unsaid. Having to bite your tongue. Nobody's fool. Able to size up people and situations. I'm going to teach you a lesson. Do as I say, not as I do. People in glass houses should not be throwing stones. Look down on. Keep your mouth shut. Shut your mouth. A slap in the face. Hell hath no fury like woman scorned. I told you so. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? Gossip needs no carriage. Gossips always suspect that others are talking about them. A patronizing disposition always has its meaner side. Lip service. High maintenance. Hyphenated last name. Borderline personality.
53 (Knight of Swords) Straight to the point. Cut to the chase/quick. Passionate about your beliefs. Fighting for the truth. Straight to your face with the truth. Having a warrior spirit. With one deft stroke. Convincing argument. Heated discussion. Heated debate. Get on/off your soap box. See things my way. Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still. Forcing your way of thinking onto others. My way is the only way. Holier than thou. A war of words. Know-it-all.
54 (Page of Swords) Ask questions. Monkey see, monkey do. Flying by the seat of your pants. Making it up as you go. Off the cuff. Stand-up comedy. Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought him back. I am both sides of the coin. Artificial intelligence. Let's watch. Look & see. Check it out. What are you doing? What are you up to? A fly on the wall. I'm all ears. Peek-a-boo, I see you. Tell me what's on your mind. I want to know what you're thinking. Mental telepathy. Remote viewing. A good question is like beating a bell. Fill in the blank. Guessing games. Mental recreation. Wrap your head/mind around this. Cracking the code. Top secret. Change of clothes. Living vicariously. Just go with it. On tape. Roll the tape. The following has been recorded. This is a recording. Remote control. A backup copy. Face to face. Witness/observer. Speaking in the third person. Corroborating witness. Be on the lookout. Looking over your shoulder. Sticking your nose where it doesn't belong. A play on words. With a wink and a nod. Talking out of both sides of your mouth. I changed my mind. Wishy-washy. Look-alike. Role reversal. Back and forth. Putting up a front. Cover story. Things are not as they appear. Living a double life. Assumed identity. Mistaken identity. Messing with your head/mind. Fake out. Not knowing what's up and what's down. Massaging the data. Cleverness eats its owner. Immature use of the intellect. In the form of _____. In the shape of _____. Sounds like _____. Looks like _____. Three-dimensional. Blurred vision. Translators, traitors. Reverse speech. Backward masking. Lip sync. Switch sides. Slip of the tongue. Can't keep a secret. Tip off. A tell-all. Who knows? Your guess is as good as mine. It's anyone's guess. Which came first: the chicken or the egg? To spilt into two. Face off. Face-lift. Information is on a need to know basis. Special ops. Psi ops. Dude looks like a lady.
55 (Ace of Swords) Think. Use your mind. Open your mind. Free thinking. Open your eyes. Eyes wide open. I can see clearly now. I get it. Knowledge is power. Those who can read see twice as well. A way with words. Food for thought. Feeding your mind. Two heads are better than one. By writing we learn to write. Putting pen to paper. Pad of paper. Original ideas. New ideas. Put your thinking cap on. Problem solving. Mental processing. That's the idea. That's my idea. Let me be clear. Clearheaded. Clearing your mind. Clear blue skies. It cuts both ways. Might makes right.
56 (Two of Swords) Blessed are the peacemakers. Be diplomatic. I see both sides (of the coin). Not taking sides. I'm just sayin'. I'm just tryin' to say. Striking a delicate balance. Remaining neutral. Make up your mind. Of two minds. Head over heart. Peace at any price. Don't rock the boat. Walking on eggshells. Whatever you say, dear. Not willing to get your hands dirty. I can't decide. Agreeing to disagree.
57 (Three of Swords) I miss you. I feel your pain. My heart bleeds for you. A heart tried by pain. Harden not your heart. If you know what hurts yourself, you know what hurts others. Wearing your emotions on your sleeve. There's only so many tears you can cry. Quit your whining.
58 (Four of Swords) Be well. Relax. Give me a break. Leave sleeping dogs lie. Give it a rest. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Big oaks from little acorns grow. ...and on the seventh day he rested... Regularity is the best medicine. No doctor is better than three. Honor physicians before you have need of them. What ails you? Room + bed. Get some therapy. Sick & tired. Every invalid is a physician. You made your own bed, now you must lie in it. Out of retirement. Put out to pasture.
59 (Five of Swords) Pick up the pieces. Cut your losses. Overcoming self-interest. Aim for higher consciousness. Weathering the storm. The Anointed One. Accept defeat. Here's mud in your eye. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Everything falls apart. Swallow pride, accept defeat, pick up the pieces - you've been beat. Forcible swallowing of pride. Looking out for number 1. It's all about me. The chosen one. Fall from grace. Finders keepers, losers weepers. Scorched earth policy. Winning at any cost. Sore loser. You lose. The agony of defeat. Na, na, na, na. More than you. Better than you. You cannot damage a wrecked ship. The junk capsizes and the shark has its bellyful. We each have our own crosses to bear. Take apart. Piece by piece. A thorn in my side.
60 (Six of Swords) Move forward. Leave your troubles behind. Put it behind you. The lay of the land. The road less travelled. Going out of your way. Far off the beaten path. Nook and cranny. Marching to the beat of a different drummer. Thinking outside of the box. Don't fence me in. Trying to pin you down. Putting a check mark in the "Other" box. Push the envelope. The long term. It's a long way away. Float downstream. Safe passage. Going abroad. Going places. Third World. Stranger in a strange land. Don't talk to strangers. Approach/avoid. Just go away. Leave me alone. Quit bothering me. Not part of the program. Out in left field. Outside of the mainstream. Outside of the parameters. Out of the ordinary. Freak of nature. Swimming upstream/against the flow. Out of bounds. Out of line. Going overboard. Opt out. Whose presence does no good, their absence does no harm. I won't do what you tell me. Sever ties. Going your separate ways. Permanent loss of relationship. This is the last time we'll see each other.
61 (Seven of Swords) If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Doing the unexpected. Having a back up plan (in case plans fall through at the last minute). Having plan B up your sleeve. Downhill skiing. Cool runnings. I don't fall for that trick. I'm outta here. On the run. Escape unharmed. Sneak by. Slide by. Fit through. Fit in between. Let me sneak by you. The one that got away. Slip through your fingers. Slip away. Slip and fall. Slippery slope. Shirking responsibility. Thou shall not steal. Like a thief in the night. The person who steals once is always a thief. Breaking and entering. This is a stick up. Head for the hills. On the lam. Foiled plans. The best laid plans of mice and men...
62 (Eight of Swords) Facing your fears and overcoming them. Dealing with restrictions. Doing what's unpopular. Giving me the chills. Frozen in fear. Like a deer in the headlights. Under lock and key. The key that opens is also the key that locks. Behind bars. I've created my own prison. Lock you up and throw away the key. Locked out. Moaning and groaning.
63 (Nine of Swords) No worries. Don't worry. Make the world a better place in which to live. Do your best and let God worry 'bout the rest. "What if?" thinking. Who knows? Misery loves company. Weeping and gnashing of teeth. Worried sick. It's a pity.
64 (Ten of Swords) Undoing ruin. All is not lost. The darkness before the dawn. The worst is over. A karmic drama that just needs to be played out to its conclusion. Bummed out. Hitting rock bottom. This sucks. Misfortune is not that which can be avoided, but that which cannot. Will there ever be an end? Final curtain. It's done. It's all over. Stick a fork in it. Gloom and doom. We're closed.
65 (King of Pentacles) Calculate. Do the math. Making it big time. Show me the money. Brains & brawn. Everything you touch turns to gold. Having the Midas touch. Top of the world. Big business. Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. All that glitters is not gold. No nickname, no wealth. Money talks. Upping the ante. Ante up. High stakes. A bet's a bet. When gold talks, speech is useless. That is gold which is worth gold. A diamond on a dunghill is a precious diamond still. Keep it in the family. The fix is in. In your back pocket. Buy off. Working blue.
66 (Queen of Pentacles) Managing your money. Bringing home the bacon. Overcoming fear of failure. Overcoming suspicion of others.
67 (Knight of Pentacles) Slow and steady wins the race. Doing the laundry. Mowing the lawn. Raking the leaves. Shoveling snow. Another day, another dollar. Working 9 to 5. The daily grind. Toiling away. Paying the bills. Home economics. Personal economics. The unwashed, unlettered masses. Labour warms, sloth harms. A total slob/slug.
68 (Page of Pentacles) Study. Learn. Do your homework. Get an education. The value of learning. Scholars are the treasure of a nation. Money for school. High priced education. Education don't come by bumping against the schoolhouse.
69 (Ace of Pentacles) Make money. To have is to have, but the art is to get. You get what you pay for. Price you pay. What's it worth to you? Making it worth your while. Suit & tie. Hair is parted to the side. Whatever works. Valuable resources. What costs nothing is worth nothing.
70 (Two of Pentacles) Be flexible. Handling change. On a shoestring budget.
71 (Three of Pentacles) Doing a good job. Quality is job 1. A job well done. Good at what you do. Without tools no handicraft. A bad workman quarrels with his tools. A bad workman blames his tools.
72 (Four of Pentacles) A penny saved is a penny earned. Every penny counts. Save it - you may need it. The millionaire mind. Accumulated wealth. Maintaining the status quo. The tried & true. Same old, same old. Business as usual. Like a dragon sitting on a pile of gold.
73 (Five of Pentacles) Gainfully employed. You're hired. Waste not, want not. Economic hardship. Material troubles. Enduring hardship. Doing without. Toughing it out. Making due. Tough times. Hard times. Economic downturn. Out in the cold. Exposure to the elements. Spare change? Low income. You're fired. Laid off. Unemployment compensation. Workplace injury. It's not so bad to fall in the gutter, but it's worse to lay there. Stinking bum. Garbage in, garbage out. Trash can. Throw away. Kick it to the curb. Dumpster diving. Hungry bellies have no ears. There are none so deaf as those who will not hear. Burning down the house.
74 (Six of Pentacles) Share wisely. Giving to those who deserve. We want more. Heart of gold. Gift giving. Give with discretion, accept with memory. The gifts you have been given. The gift carries the giver. The gift that keeps on giving. Gifts with strings attached. It is better to give than to receive. Economic disparity. Sense of entitlement. Objects of charity. Penny wise, pound foolish. Spreading the wealth. Folks is mighty generous with money they ain't got.
75 (Seven of Pentacles) Calm down. Be patient. Patience is a virtue. You reap what you sow. Looking for the day when you receive the fruits of your labor. Rome was not built in a day. More trouble than it's worth.
76 (Eight of Pentacles) Be efficient. Going directly from point A to point B. The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Getting things done. Get 'r done. Crank it out.
77 (Nine of Pentacles) Pray on the matter. Now what? What do I do next? Hands pressed together. Alone with your wealth.
78 (Ten of Pentacles) Be wealthy. Build vast family wealth. Accumulation of wealth.
79 Anger management. When in anger, say the alphabet. Reading the riot act. Coming down from the mountain. Getting mad. Mad as hell. Going off. Going ballistic. Getting on one's high horse. Ranting and raving. Fire and brimstone. Holy terror. God's wrath will be felt in an instant. Putting the fear of God in you. Going on a rampage. I'm as mad as hell...
80 Dealing with the aftermath. The ball is in your court. What are you going to do about it? Getting dropped. The other shoe is about to drop. The other shoe drops. Stone cold. Zero signal. I am numb. I've got nothing left for nobody else. None but my own.
81 Filled with the Holy Spirit. When the spirit moves me. Moved by the Holy Spirit.
82 Jackpot! The winning ticket. Winning the lottery. The winning lottery ticket. Hitting the jackpot. The key that is going to open a door to a fortune. Jumping to conclusions.
83 A call for justice. Calling the police. Calling the cops.
84 Leaving for work. Walk out. Abandoning work. I don't have to work. Getting out of work. On call. Off duty. Not working. It's not working. Doesn't work. Quit working. Stopped working.
85 One step closer. All we are is dust in the wind. Rest in peace. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Laid to rest. Pushing up daisies. Shuffling off this mortal coil. We are born dying. Cradle to grave. Now I lay thee down. Don't plan the funeral 'til the body dies. Don't fear the reaper. Taking it to your grave. Bury your dead.
86 A deep well of serene water. Highly paid for being sexy. High priced liaisons.
87 The trappings of wealth.
88 Overcoming greed & illicit relationships. Declaring bankruptcy.
89 Visually inspiring. Visually appealing. Nice to look at. Easy on the eyes. Nice scenery.
90 Where it begins, there it ends. Putting an end to it.
91 Being in the right place at the right time. Jumping on the bandwagon. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
92 Legal dealings. Legal process. Restorative justice. Human rights.
93 Making the best of a worse case scenario. Make the best of it. When life gives you lemons - make lemonade!
94 Airing grievances. All good things come to an end. Not knowing what you want. I don't know what I want. Oh no! Sour grapes.
95 Getting others to overcome their self-interest. It's all about you. Clean energy. Green energy.
96 Ethical money making. Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
97 Be humble or be humbled. Being put in your place. I am nothing. Of little importance. Overcoming intellectual pride. You think you're so smart. Who do you think you are? Nothing to lose. When people have nothing to lose, they lose it. Ability to laugh at yourself. Reduced to ash. Made to bow low before the Lord. "...for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."
98 Audibly inspiring. Inspiring to listen to.
99 Space is the final frontier.
100 I stand alone. I make my own destiny. Choosing your own destiny. Making your own way. Going it alone. An army of one. Last one standing. 1 versus all. Taking on everyone. You and what army?