Archive for August, 2009

Salman Rushdie

« 30 August 2009 | 20:24 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.



Jorge Luis Borges

« 22 August 2009 | 19:47 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Instants If I could live again my life, In the next – I’ll try, – to make more mistakes, I won’t try to be so perfect, I’ll be more relaxed, I’ll be more full – than I am now, In fact, I’ll take fewer things seriously, I’ll be less hygenic, I’ll take more risks, I’ll […]



Laurence J Peter

« 21 August 2009 | 20:59 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The habitually punctual make all their mistakes right on time.



Thomas Merton

« 20 August 2009 | 22:11 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The biggest human temptation … is to settle for too little.



Richard Francis Burton

« 18 August 2009 | 21:09 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The dearest ambition of a slave is not liberty but to have a slave of his own.



Prepositions

« 16 August 2009 | 9:38 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

What did you bring that book that I don’t want to be read to out of about Down Under up for.



E E Cummings

« 15 August 2009 | 7:00 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I begin […] with an almost inconceivable assertion: I was born at home. For the benefit of those of you who can’t imagine what the word “home” implies, or what a home could possibly have been like, I should explain that the idea of home is the idea of privacy. But again–what is privacy? You […]



George Macdonald

« 14 August 2009 | 21:58 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

A condition which of declension would indicate a devil, may of growth indicate a saint.



Thomas Taylor

« 9 August 2009 | 20:50 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.



A P Herbert

« 7 August 2009 | 20:22 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

A man who has made up his mind on a given subject twenty-five years ago and continues to hold his political opinions after he has been proved to be wrong is a man of principle; while he who from time to time adapts his opinions to the changing circumstances of life is an opportunist.



Rabbi Zusya

« 6 August 2009 | 21:20 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

In the world to come, I shall not be asked, “Why were you not Moses?” I shall be asked, “Why were you not Zusya?”