inoperativity

6-Month Update for Trump Voters

So after six months, has he delivered what he promised you?

1. He told you he’d repeal Obamacare and replace it with something “beautiful.” You bought it. But he didn’t repeal and he didn’t replace. (Just as well: His plan would have knocked at least 22 million off health insurance, including many of you.)

2. He told you he’d cut your taxes. You bought it. But tax “reform” is stalled. And if it ever moves, the only ones whose taxes will be cut are the wealthy.

3. He told you he’d invest $1 trillion in our nation’ crumbling infrastructure. You bought it. But his infrastructure plan, which was really a giveaway to rich investors, is also stalled.

4. He said he’d clean the Washington swamp. You bought it. But he’s brought into his administration more billionaires, CEOs, and Wall Street moguls than in any administration in history, to make laws that will enrich their businesses, along with former lobbyists, lawyers and consultants who are crafting new policies for the same industries they recently worked for.

5. He said he’d use his business experience to whip the White House into shape. You bought it. But he created the most chaotic, dysfunctional, back-stabbing White House in modern history, in which no one is in charge.

6. He said he’d close “special interest loopholes that have been so good for Wall Street investors but unfair to American workers.“ You bought it. But he picked a Wall Street financier Stephen Schwarzman to run his strategic and policy forum, who compares closing those loopholes to Hitler’s invasion of Poland.

7. He told you he’d “bring down drug prices” by making deals with drug companies. You bought it. But now the White House says that promise is “inoperative.”

8. He said that on Day One he’d label China a “currency manipulator.” You bought it. But then he met with China’s president and declared "China is not a currency manipulator.”

9. He said he wouldn’t bomb Syria. You bought it. But then he bombed Syria.

10. He called Barack Obama “the vacationer-in-Chief” and accused him of playing more rounds of golf than Tiger Woods. He promised to never be the kind of president who took cushy vacations on the taxpayer’s dime, not when there was so much important work to be done. You bought it. But in his first 6 months he has spent more taxpayer money on vacations than Obama did in the first 3 years of his presidency. Not to mention all the money taxpayers are spending protecting his family, including his two sons who travel all over the world on Trump business.

11. He said he’d force companies to keep jobs in America. You believed him. But despite their promises, Carrier, Ford, GM, and the rest are shipping jobs to Mexico and China.

12. He said he’d create coal jobs. You believe him. He hasn’t. But here’s what he has done: Since 1965 a federal program called the Appalachian Regional Commission has spent $23 billion helping communities in coal states fund job retraining, reclaim land, and provide desperately needed social services. A.R.C. helped cut poverty rates almost in half, double the percentage of high-school graduates, and reduce infant mortality by two-thirds. Trump’s first proposed budget eliminates A.R.C.

"Don’t Get Mad, Get Curious”

When I was a kid, my mother once found me in the kitchen, swearing at the dishwasher and shoving its filter around. She had me step aside and showed me a better way of finding out what was wrong with the filter: looking for objects stuck in it, moving it from side to side, taking it out and inspecting it and its seating more closely, and so on.

At the time, this looked like magic. The filter wasn’t working, and I was angry – when I got mad, it felt impossible to do anything other than fight the target of my anger. But my mom was capable of doing otherwise. When faced with the same situation, she calmed down almost immediately and got systematic.

When I said this seemed magical, she told me that she used to fight inoperative appliances too, until she was shown enough times that a systematic approach works better on complicated, broken inanimate objects. From repeated exposure, she learned a mental motion which she called “Don’t get mad, get curious.”

I think there are three broad categories of response to problems (situations where trying what’s worked before isn’t producing good results):

  • Get mad
  • Don’t get mad, give up
  • Don’t get mad, get curious

They’re appropriate to different kinds of problems, and it’s useful to consider in advance which problems call for which reactions. It’s also useful to learn how to switch modes on purpose. This post covers which contexts call for which reactions; how to switch modes is an open question, and approaches tend to be highly individualised.

Getting mad is useful when: 

  1. You’re being mistreated,
  2. Both submission and strategic action have failed repeatedly,
  3. Future cooperation is off the table or isn’t worth it.

Getting mad is best used as stop energy: it’s a way of getting someone to stop doing a thing you dislike, to go away and leave you alone, or to give up their claim on some resource. It’s a bad way to convince someone about matters of fact, it burns goodwill (if any exists), and it makes you less capable of strategic thought, which may put you at risk.

Giving up is useful when getting mad wouldn’t serve your values and curiosity has produced a lot of dead ends. It’s an adaptive response if you’re sad and tired, and don’t expect more negotiation to help your position now, but want to leave the door open for future discussion and potential compromise.

Giving up helps you pick your battles. It’s a bad way to engage with situations that are likely to kick you when you’re down, and/or net-negative situations you really could just leave. It’s a good way to sustain net-positive relationships at those times when your curiosity has been used up.

Getting curious is useful when getting mad wouldn’t serve your values, and you don’t feel like giving up yet. Getting curious helps you learn new information that might be useful: it’s easier to be surprised by the output of curiosity than it is to be surprised by the output of anger or surrender. 

It’s the best response to situations where you want something you haven’t yet gotten, getting what you want is feasible, and the thing you want is not best obtained through intimidation. However, curiosity isn’t a generically appropriate response. It costs willpower, which isn’t always available, and it leaves you open to manipulation if you’re interacting with an unsolvable problem. 

At times, I’ve struggled with overusing one or two of these strategies and neglecting the other(s). My problem-solving ability is significantly improved by using each of these strategies only when they’ll help.

Latin Phrases for the signs

Aries: “Dulce bellum inexpertis.” War is sweet for those who have not experienced it.

Taurus: “Fluctuat nec mergitur.” It is tossed by the waves but does not sink.

Gemini: “Volens et potens.” Willing and able.

Cancer: “Serva me, servabo te.” Save me and I will save you.

Leo: “Dum excusare credis, accusas.” When you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself.

Virgo: “Cogito ergo sum.” I think, therefore I am

Libra: “Si vis amari, ama.” If you wish to be loved, love.

Scorpio: “Fores fortuna adiuvat.” Fortune favors the brave.

Sagittarius: “Dum viviumus, vivamus.” When we live, let us live.

Capricorn: “Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas.” Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable.

Aquarius: “Semper inops quicumque cupit.” Whoever desires is always poor.

Pisces: “Dum spiro spero.” While I breathe, I hope.

Glass cockpit - All instruments in a screen

Avionics- Glass cockpit

Glass cockpit avionics are a class of avionics, which uses light indications and/or screens to indicate all the parameters and indications needed for the operation of the aircraft. There are numerous aircraft types today flying with glass cockpit configurations, due to the simplicity and user friendlier interfaces.

In early days, glass cockpit use was limited to PFD (Primary Functions Displays), MFD (Multi Function Displays) or a PFD that incorporated MFD functionality. Those early glass cockpits paved the way for ever more complex and advanced avionics driving us now to an almost paperless cockpit. The main reason that such avionics were invented was that the limited space in the cockpit of an aircraft, could not fit all the needed avionics that the pilots needed to have direct access. The typical avionics of the pre-glass cockpit era were bulky heavy and made a total mess with their wires and tubes, practically making the back of the panel/firewall a total jungle of tangled wiry things and labels

Commercial aviation

In commercial aviation simple glass cockpits, were firstly introduced in medium Jets(B734,MD-80,A310,), then fund implications in heavier jets(A300,B744,B672) and business jets. These early glass cockpits were mostly limited in indicating the flight crew with all the vital indications that conventional instruments would do, but in a more suitable way. For example in the case of the air speed indicator in glass cockpits there were now automated needles that moves, let’s say when the pilot retracted the flaps or extended the landing gear to clearly indicate the new operation speed limits of the aircraft in that configuration. Also all autopilot indications and bags were incorporated in the glass cockpit for greater easiness. But the most crucial change was the HSI (The main navigation instrument up to that day), had a meeting with the garbage can. It was totally replaced with an all new design that gave the pilot all the indications that he wanted. Incorporated moving maps with live route-distance-time indications, weather radars, combined HIS and RMI functionality it was the Christmas present that any pilot of that era could have wished.

Hello EICAS, Goodbye flight engineer.

Later came the EICAS system(Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System), which was very bad news for one particular airman in the cockpit. The flight engineer now could retire or get his hands dirty again in the hangar, since he had no job in the cockpit. EICAS is an integrated system used to provide aircraft crew with aircraft engines and other systems instrumentation and crew annunciations. This system incorporated also annunciator panel with prioritized colored indications and advised solutions, some came with even intergraded checklists. This system clearly offered the aircrew with a powerful toll to cope with any improper indications, simply scanning 1 or 2 screens instead of 1 great and complex flight engineer panel, which needed an independent controller to supervise. The difference can be clearly seen in the case of the Douglas DC10 and the Douglas MD11, which was the first jumbo jet to do without flight engineer.

Everyday pilot get a new file saving tool.

The next step was to find their way to a wider market, and in the crammed cockpits of GA(General Aviation) aircraft. These implications came with many challenges, first and foremost how to fit the computer banks needed in bigger commercial aircraft (We are talking for a whole room) in a very very small panel. Garmin took the challenge and came up with the striking G1000, which is an all round full panel substitute. If you want to retrofit your Cessna 172 to Garmin G1000 you will have to wave goodbye to all your existing instruments, radios, receivers, indicators and the stupid vacuum pump ware. The G1000 has almost no moving parts to have mechanical wear, so no more inop labels on the panelJ. After Garmin came many other companies like Dynon and MGL avionics that are mainly targeting experimental and ULM markets. These days you can buy and have a full glass cockpit panel for your ULM ultralight aircraft with full autopilot and altitude hold, moving maps and synthetic vision for as much as 6000$.

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→ things: Brown Mountain Lights

The Brown Mountain Lights are a series of ghost lights reported near Brown Mountain in North Carolina. The best time of year to see them is reportedly September through early November. One early account of the lights dates from September 24, 1913, as reported in the Charlotte Daily Observer. A fisherman claimed to have seen “mysterious lights seen just above the horizon every night,” red in color, with a pronounced circular shape. Soon after this account, a United States Geological Survey employee, D.B. Stewart, studied the area in question and determined the witnesses had mistaken train lights for something more mysterious. Reports of odd lights continued, and a more formal US Geological Survey study began in 1922, which determined that witnesses had misidentified automobile or train lights, fires, or mundane stationary lights. However, according to a marker on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a massive flood struck the area soon after the completion of the USGS study; all electrical power was lost and trains were inoperative for a period of time thereafter. Several automotive bridges were also washed out. The Brown Mountain lights, however, continued to appear. X

Our Brooklyn Promenades (Part 1)

Summary: [Y/N] is enjoying her peace and quiet at the laundromat.

Pairing: Steve Rogers x Reader

Words: 1584

Warnings: None.

A/N: I was missing New York City a lot, so I decided to write about it. It’s a lot of fluff. Knowing me, I would have gone for pain and angst… but you can thank my sister for the fluff. She wanted Steve to have some happiness… and he sure does deserve that. Happy reading!

Masterlist | Also available on AO3 (see bio description for the link).

Originally posted by talkinboutmyimagination

Chapter 1: The Laundromat 

If she were really silent and listened attentively, [Y/N] could perceive the enrapturing echoes and reverberations of the City: The rustling of her jeans’ pocket filled with old candy wrappers and money when she searched through it, the jingling of coins while she counted them in her hand, the flickering of the malfunctioning white lights in the quiet laundromat as she found an empty washing machine, the erratic juddering of performing laundry machines. [Y/N] enjoyed the insubstantial noises that filled the silence when she was at the laundromat. She closed the door of her selected laundry machine and put in her coins. She tried to come here every week so she would not have a very heavy load. She read a new book each time to make the time pass by quicker, while she sat on a dryer across from her machine. Technically, she was not allowed to do that and there were chairs around, but there was usually no one to stop her. The quaking buzz allowed her to calm her mind as she flipped through the pages and almost reached the end of the story. When the dinging sound came she put her book away, and put her headphones on, cancelling out other sounds. Happy with her choice of music, she began to unload the machine. Her newly cleaned clothes smelled wonderfully fresh. It was a scent she could smell forever. She sighed contentedly while she put her clothes in a clean bag and softly sang along to the music in her ears.  

“Excuse me, ma’am?” A man behind her said, but she did not hear him. He made another effort, tapping his finger on her shoulder and his voice a bit louder, “Excuse me, ma’am?”

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I’ll Be Good - Part 19

Masterlist -  Series Masterlist  -  Part 18  -  Part 20

Summary: Series - You’re an old colleague of Natasha’s who finds herself face to face with the Winter Soldier on the wrong end of an Avengers’ op. Chapter – You make a decision, refuse to follow anyone’s rules, and learn whether it’s a gamble that will pay off.

Warnings: swearing, violence - I don’t know what’s wrong with me… honestly I worry about my own brain writing parts like this., angsty angst aaagnst

Word Count: 1986 - ok! Back in the 1000 range! Only just… and you might hate me for it.

Author’s Note: Oh gosh you guys. This one’s rough. I feel awful leaving you here before my little hiatus! Oh boy. Don’t hate me. I love you, ok? I do!

Originally posted by jxmesbuchanan


Standing at the register, you wiped the sleep from your eyes. This was simple and habitual for you: exit the plane, purchase a new hoodie and hat at the gift shop, catch the train to Dresden in 10. Clockwork. It was all so natural, such a habit that you didn’t think twice about sleeping most of the flight.

You stopped short, though, when your eye caught on the books near the register. Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

Without another thought, you dropped it onto the pile of items for purchase and tucked it under your arm before ducking into a bathroom to disappear. You couldn’t be followed through Berlin, not to Dresden, not north of Dresden, not to the Commander’s hold.

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The incredible adulteration of bread, especially in London, was first revealed by the Committee of the House of Commons ‘on the adulteration of articles of food’ (1855-6), and by Dr Hassall’s work Adulterations Detected. The consequence of these revelations was the Act of 6 August 1860, ‘for preventing the adulteration of articles of food and drink’, an inoperative law, as it naturally shows the tenderest consideration for every ‘freetrader’ who decides ‘to turn an honest penny’ by buying and selling adulterated commodities. The Committee itself more or less naively formulated its conviction that free trade essentially meant trade with adulterated, or as the English ingeniously put it, ‘sophisticated’ goods. In fact, this kind of ‘sophistry’ understands better than Protagoras how to make white black, and black white, and better than the Eleatics how to demonstrate before your very eyes that everything real is merely apparent.

At all events the Committee had directed the attention of the public to its ‘daily bread’, and therefore to the baking trade. At the same time the cry of the London journeymen bakers against their over-work rose in public meetings and petitions to Parliament. The cry was so urgent that Mr H. S. Tremenheere, also a member of the above-mentioned Commission of 1863, was appointed a Royal Commissioner of Inquiry. His report, together with the evidence given, moved the public not in its heart but in its stomach. Englishmen, with their good command of the Bible, knew well enough that man, unless by elective grace a capitalist, or a landlord, or the holder of a sinecure, is destined to eat his bread in the sweat of his brow, but they did not know that he had to eat daily in his bread a certain quantity of human perspiration mixed with the discharge of abscesses, cobwebs, dead cockroaches and putrid German yeast, not to mention alum, sand and other agreeable mineral ingredients. Without any regard for His Holiness ‘Free Trade’, the hitherto ‘free’ baking trade was therefore placed under the supervision of state-appointed inspectors (at the close of the Parliamentary session of 1863), and by the same Act of Parliament work from 9 in the evening to 5 in the morning was forbidden for journeymen bakers under 18. The last clause speaks volumes as to the over-work in this old-fashioned, homely line of business.
—  Karl Marx, Capital (1867)

“The painter, the poet, the thinker–and, in general, anyone who practices an ‘art’ or an ‘activity’–are not the appointed sovereign subjects of a creative operation and of an opus; they are rather anonymous living beings who, contemplating and making at each turn inoperative the opus of language, of vision, and of bodies, try to experience themselves and keep in relation with a potentiality, that is, to constitute their life as form-of-life.” –Giorgio Agamben, The Fire and the Tale

An Obi-Wan movie

One thing I see pop up quite a bit in discussions of the new Star Wars anthology movies is how people would LOVE a movie about Obi-Wan set between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. I thought it was kind of a dumb idea to be honest, it would basically be Obi Wan sitting around Tatooine bored out of his mind. Or they would have him leave Tatooine to have Adventures which seems kind of irresponsible when he is supposed to be watching over Luke.

“Well that was a fun jaunt across the galaxy, giving the finger to the Empire”

“Oh hey Ben, did you hear about that poor Skywalker kid?”

“Oh shit”

“Yeah what a way to go? Getting eaten alive by a pack of worrts”

“Oh shit. So glad Yoda isn’t here to see this.”

Yoda voice: “*See you I do. More of a muppet than me you are. The hell away from Leia you will stay”

But thinking about the idea of a narrated diary style Obi Wan adjusts to live on Tatooine story could be great.

Day 1: Fuck this place. What the fuck. Whose fucking idea was this? Mine? Go fuck yourself me.

Day 3: It’s fucking hot.

Day 5: The food is shit.

Day 7: I’m beginning to think Anakin was right about sand. Fuck sand. I miss Anakin, I wonder what he’s doing with himself these day-oh.

Day 10: Fuck the Jedi Order, I should have married Satine

Day 14: Bought a house, apparently the last 18 owners have all been murdered by Sand People. I said I viewed that as a selling point. I welcome death.

Day 16: Lost a cloak.

Day 30: Got bored and licked a worrt. Last two weeks spent high as a kite, arrested for indecent exposure at Tosche Station. Mind Tricked my way out of jail.

Day 32: Had an amazingly erotic dream about Quinlan Vos again.

Day 38: *no entry but a sad looking stick figure of Obi Wan*

Day 54: LOST ANOTHER CLOAK

Day 58: Have befriend a nearby inoperative GNK droid, I am calling her ST-3N. Had a four hour conversation about the weather with her.

Day 61: Saw another sentient being. Cried for 6 hours.

Day 78. Went to see Luke. Picked up some aggressive vibes from Owen. I can’t help feel maybe there is some resentment that I turned up unannounced and dumped the grandson of their deceased step mother on their doorstep.

On this day in history …..

No.4 Company, 1st.Welsh Guards, in action near Cagny, Caen, Normandy during ‘Operation Goodwood’. 19th of July 1944.

The Company Commander, Maj J. D. A. Syrett, is seen
indicating a mortar target to Sgt Vessey. Gdsm Kitchen is in the foreground and Gdsm Fenwick is the Bren gunner. Major Syrett was killed a few days later.

'Operation Goodwood’ was the name given to the Allies attempt to capture the city of Caen in Normandy. 'Operation Goodwood’ was started in July 1944 and by the time the operation was declared over the city of Caen was in ruins. Ironically, the people who had come to rescue Caen from German occupation were also the same people who caused far more damage to the ancient city than the German occupiers had done. However, by the end of 'Operation Goodwood’ the city was freed of German control and for the civilians who lived in Caen, they had their city back. It may have been extensively damaged, but it was under French control one again.

1st Btn Welsh Guards diary note for the 19th July.
“We linked up with 3 Squadron of 2nd Armoured Recce Battalion WELSH GUARDS under Major CONSETT who stayed with us for most of the rest of the day.
Change of plan now became the order of the day and the Commanding Officer’s carefully conceived Operation Order immediately became inoperative.
We first took up a sort of pivot position behind a railway and it was here that Prince of Wales Company, to Major MILLER’s great joy took our first Prisoners: one Czech and the other from DUISBURG and both only too ready to talk.
The Battalion moved on from there to its original debussing point above CAGNY, and Prince of Wales and No, 2 Companies straight away put in an attack on the little town which it was considered might still contain enemy elements: it did and both Companies made a nice bag of Prisoners most of them eager to give themselves up after the morning’s heavy bombing.
The remainder of the Battalion then moved forward to the pivot area on foot.
By this time it was about 2300 hours and the transport then came up amid a galaxy of tracer, parachute flares and all the rest of it.
However, nothing was hit and after a certain amount of difficulty all the transport reached their correct Companies, and the Battalion spent most of the rest of the night digging in interspersed with diving for cover whenever ‘moaning minnie’ made her all too frequent appearance.”

This image is one of a series colourised by Tom Marshall at PhotograFix - Restored and Colourised Photos, for a new book by Trevor Royle on the history of the Welsh Guards 1915-2015. 'Bearskins, Bayonets & Body Armour’

Original image © Welsh Guards Archives. Colourised image © Welsh Guards Archives / Tom Marshall 2014. All rights reserved

Trying to steal my games? Good luck with no operating system.

(warning: long story)

Not really sure how “Pro” this is, but back when it happened, it was gold.

Looong time ago when people used “3D printed save icons” to swap games between friends, I set-up a nice revenge for a friend of mine who stole games from me.

One friend of mine (let’s call him Larry) had a really cool game where you drive around a custom made tracks and do all crazy “Stunts” on the track (without mentioning the name of the game). Every time I was visiting, we spent hours and hours of building new tracks and playing the game. He told that he got it from 3rd party and would not copy the game for anyone. I really wanted that game..

A month passes and I got my hands on a new game where you pick four characters and try to be a “Master of a Dungeon” by killing lots of monsters with weapons and spells. Needless to say, I was holding onto this game and would only trade it (illegal copy) for a driving game (illegal copy of if). This dungeon game was only one that Larry didn’t have, and he begged for me to give it for him for a week. I agreed if he would copy the driving game for me in return. Mysteriously, he always acquired the games I got, only few days after me, so I didn’t have much else to trade in, ever.

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[twitter exchange between James Roberts @jroberts332, Marian Hilditch @MMortAH, and Stuart Webb @InflatableDalek on 28 July 2016.

JR: And X being Tarn makes perfect sense, abilities-wise: he can render machinery inoperative (i.e. extinguish sparks) remotely

MH: Isn’t it specifically non-sentient machines in Shadowplay though? (sorry to jump in!)

SW: (correct me if I’m wrong James), but I think there was a specific reference that his powers were evolving/not peaked.

JR: Yes; also, Tarn’s narration in #39 refers to [the apex of] his abilities being slow to manifest. ]

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Things you shouldn’t forget about Daniel:

  • His job role is/was ‘supervisor’ meaning he’s on the management team.
  • He’s a bio-machine/android.
  • Despite being reported as ‘fresh off the line’ by Kevin, Daniel seems to malfunction a whole lot. Including: Shaking, sparking, humming and leaking motor oil (or something similar) from his mouth.
  • He appears to be realistic enough to have lips that when moved silently, were able to be read.
  • He is prone to staring, but just like other StrexCorp employees is shown to be able to smile also.
  • He spends time with Lauren as part of the management team, and it’s him that Lauren seems most concerned about when trouble starts.
  • Despite being a machine, Cecil reported that he was ‘blushing’ and ‘had a lot of blood’.
  • When Cecil trapped him in the booth, his first reaction was to throw chairs and yank cables from the wall whilst Cecil made faces at him.
  • The reason Kevin and Lauren decided to take over the show may be because Daniel told them that Cecil was misbehaving in some way, as threatening by Kevin.
  • Taking pictures of cats was very dangerous for him, fatally so.
  • Cecil states that ‘he does not know if he [Daniel] identified as organic or not, i.e. whether he considered himself ‘human’ or just a machine.
  • He may still be laying inoperative/dead on the floor in the bathroom at the NV radio station.

Kevin

Lauren Mallard

Pure Heat

Link on AO3: here
Fandom: One Punch Man  | Pairing: Apha Saitama x Omega Genos
Summary: Prequel to Kary On My Unexpected Son for @karymarang

Author’s Note: I literally just had to write porn to be inspired. This is dirtier than Steam Up My Core I think.
Content Warnings: Alpha/Beta/Omega Dynamics + Literally this is porn


Heavy gasps for air.

Clutches at fabric.

Hitched sounds from red lips.

Sweat beading at brows.

Grunts of pleasure.

Pure heat was blissful.

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Zodiac signs & latin quotes

Aries - Dulce bellum inexpertis (war is sweet for those who have not experienced it)

Taurus - Fluctuat nec mergitur (it is tossed by the waves but does not sink)

Gemini - Volens et potens (willing and able)

Cancer - Serva me, servabo te (save me and I will save you)

Leo - Dum excusare credis, accusas (when you believe you are excusing yourself, you are accusing yourself)

Virgo - Cogito ergo sum (I think, therefore I am)

Libra - Si vis amari, ama (if you wish to be loved, love)

Scorpio - Forest fortuna adiuvat (fortune favors the brave)

Sagittarius - Dum viviumus, vivamus (when we live, let us live)

Capricorn - Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas (although the power is lacking, the will is commendable)

Aquarius - Semper inops quicumque cupit (whoever desires is always poor)

Pisces - Dum spiro spero (while I breathe, I hope)