Archive for June, 2006

Horace

« 30 June 2006 | 7:18 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth and set down as gain each day that fortune grants.



Cicero

« 29 June 2006 | 17:49 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.



Piet Hein

« 28 June 2006 | 7:32 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

What Love is Like Love is like a pineapple, sweet and undefinable.



Paul Bowles

« 27 June 2006 | 8:58 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Security is a false god; begin making sacrifices to it and you are lost.



Arthur Schopenhauer

« 26 June 2006 | 7:58 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.



H.G. Wells

« 25 June 2006 | 10:13 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair or the future of the human race. Found here My new bicycle here



Walt Whitman

« 24 June 2006 | 23:42 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

A Clear Midnight This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best. Night, sleep, and the stars.



Anna Quindlen

« 23 June 2006 | 10:37 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.



Gandhi

« 22 June 2006 | 6:20 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

There are seven sins in the world: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.



Wendy Cope

« 21 June 2006 | 1:00 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Favourite When they ask me, “Who’s your favourite poet?” I’d better not mention you, Though you certainly are my favourite poet And I like your poems too.



Leanne Womack

« 20 June 2006 | 5:47 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.



Elwyn Brooks White

« 19 June 2006 | 8:20 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I wake up every morning determined both to change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning the day a little difficult.



Matt Cartmill

« 18 June 2006 | 17:49 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Matt Cartmill »

As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life – so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.



William Shakespeare

« 17 June 2006 | 8:10 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Sonnet 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth’s […]



Vincent van Gogh

« 16 June 2006 | 7:45 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way.



G K Chesterton

« 15 June 2006 | 7:09 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.



Alexander Pope

« 14 June 2006 | 6:51 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am his Highness’ dog at Kew; Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you? Engraved on the collar of a dog he gave to the King.



Federico Fellini

« 13 June 2006 | 6:55 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I claim the right to contradict myself. I don’t want to deprive myself of the right to talk nonsense, and I ask humbly to be allowed to be wrong sometimes.



Dan Eldon

« 12 June 2006 | 8:53 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

What is the difference between exploring and being lost?



Samuel Johnson

« 11 June 2006 | 13:26 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult.



Alfred Lord Tennyson

« 10 June 2006 | 9:36 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ulysses Come, my friends, ‘T is not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: […]



Tactics

« 9 June 2006 | 12:29 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Tactics is when you keep firing so that the enemy won’t realise you ran out of ammo half an hour ago.



Swedish Proverb

« 8 June 2006 | 20:18 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Love me when I least deserve it, because that is when I really need it.



Ruby Ingraham

« 7 June 2006 | 23:57 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Someone must play the minor parts, Someone must hold the spear, And someone, when the music starts, Must follow in the rear. Not everyone can be the star, That shines with great white light, But some must twinkle from afar To harmonize the night.



Chinese Proverb

« 6 June 2006 | 7:34 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Luck never gives: it only lends.



Chambers English Dictionary

« 5 June 2006 | 7:35 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

eclair: a cake, long in shape but short in duration.



Sir Isaac Newton

« 4 June 2006 | 8:34 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.



Tu Fu

« 3 June 2006 | 9:58 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Written On The Wall At Chang’s Hermitage It is spring in the Mountains. I come along seeking you. The sound of chopping wood echoes Between the silent peaks. The streams are still icy. There is snow on the trail. At sunset I reach your grove In the stony mountain pass. You want nothing, although at […]



Charles Haddon Spurgeon

« 2 June 2006 | 0:14 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.