Archive for March, 2011

Charles V – Holy Roman Emporer

« 23 March 2011 | 11:47 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fortune hath somewhat the nature of a woman; if she be too much wooed, she is the farther off.



Joseph Pulitzer

« 18 March 2011 | 0:31 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.



Matt Harvey

« 17 March 2011 | 21:22 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Where Earwigs Dare A silver trail across the monitor; fresh mouse-droppings beneath the swivel-chair; the view obscured by rogue japonica. Released into the wild, where earwigs dare – you first went freelance – and then gently feral. You worked from home – then wandered out again, roughed it with spider, ant, shrew, blackbird, squirrel in […]



Lido Anthony Iacocca

« 13 March 2011 | 23:12 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.



Karl Popper

« 8 March 2011 | 23:36 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The game of science is, in principle, without end. He who decides one day that scientific statements do not call for any further test, and that they can be regarded as finally verified, retires from the game.



Nassim Nicholas Taleb

« 5 March 2011 | 14:43 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The opposite of success isn’t failure; it is name-dropping.



Vitruvius

« 2 March 2011 | 21:13 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Building well has three conditions: firmness, commodity, and delight.



Ricardo Reis (Hetronym of Fernando Pessoa)

« 1 March 2011 | 20:13 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

To be great, be whole: don’t exaggerate Or leave out any part of you. Be complete in each thing. Put all you are Into the least of your acts. So too in each lake, with its lofty life, The whole moon shines.