Monday, October 30, 2006

A modicum of taste, a minimum of time


Your intrepid reporter is overwhelmed at the moment. In my place, please accept the following far more talented substitutes...

There is no O or U in "team", either. — source unknown

I went to buy some camouflage trousers the other day but couldn't find any.

If we want our world to be different, our first act needs to be reclaiming time to think. Nothing will change for the better until we do that. — Margaret Wheatley

You can say this for ready-mixes — the next generation isn't going to have any trouble making pies exactly like mother used to make. — Earl Wilson

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. — George Bernard Shaw

Never confuse movement with action. — Ernest Hemingway

Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand. — Ezra Pound

A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just
Begins to live
That day.
— Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. — Bertrand Russell

Tra-la! Keep passing the open windows...


Sunday, October 15, 2006

For Leslie

...and anyone else who's slightly stuck in the not so pleasant past...

Sunday, October 01, 2006

For Zak

"History is much like an endless waltz. The three beats of war, peace and revolution continue on forever."

And from Chekhov: "Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."