Monday, February 28, 2011

intellectual refugees

There weren't any curtains in the windows, and the books that didn't fit into the bookshelf lay piled on the floor like a bunch of intellectual refugees.
Haruki Murakami

Thursday, February 24, 2011

A dog's point of view

From the dog's point of view, his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog.
Mabel Louise Robinson

Monday, February 21, 2011

Plant a tree.

On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree.
W.S. Merwin

Thursday, February 17, 2011

In the sea

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
it's always ourselves we find in the sea.
E.E. Cummings

Monday, February 14, 2011

Useless beauty.

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless.
John Steinbeck

Thursday, February 10, 2011


Bloom where you're planted.
Afghan proverb

Monday, February 7, 2011

Tiny place.

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Gustave Flaubert

Thursday, February 3, 2011

I've seen it all

I've seen it all through the yellow windows of the evening train.
Tom Waits