Tuesday, May 31, 2011

women and cats.

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Perfect speed

You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn’t flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn’t have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.
Richard Bach (Jonathan Livingston Seagull)

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Words and edges.

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway

Friday, May 20, 2011

A Cloud

I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers,
From the seas and the streams;
I bear light shade for the leaves when laid
In their noonday dreams.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

protest against the darkness.

The darkest night that ever fell upon the earth never hid the light, never put out the stars. It only made the stars more keenly, kindly glancing, as if in protest against the darkness.
George Eliot

Thursday, May 12, 2011

At the close of a winter day

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Elizabeth Bowen

Sunday, May 8, 2011


Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Coco Chanel

Thursday, May 5, 2011


It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
Jane Wagner

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

To get to know a country

To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window.
Albert Einstein