Archive for July, 2011

Natsume Soseki

« 30 July 2011 | 14:59 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The winds that blow Ask them, which leaf of the tree Will be the next to go.



Martin Gardner

« 25 July 2011 | 9:42 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The last level of metaphor in the Alice books is this: that life, viewed rationally and without illusion, appears to be a nonsense tale told by an idiot mathematician. At the heart of things science finds only a mad, never-ending quadrille of Mock Turtle Waves and Gryphon Particles. For a moment the waves and particles […]



Saint Augustine

« 11 July 2011 | 14:43 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die



Roger McGough

« 6 July 2011 | 6:48 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The only problem with Haiku is that you just get started and then



Marianne Moore

« 5 July 2011 | 9:30 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

a definition of poetry “imaginary gardens with real toads in them”



Samuel Beckett

« 4 July 2011 | 23:34 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was not made for the great light that devours, a dim lamp was all I had been given, and patience without end, to shine it on the empty shadows.