Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build
your own, and let it grow, be like water.
There are no two clouds that look the same.
I don’t like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom,
it would be when you have control over your reality to transform
it, change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can’t
really ask for more than that.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet’s;
but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic’s.
– G. K. Chesterton
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
– Dalai Lama
I would rather write for the instruction
or even the amusement of the poor than
for the amusement of the rich.
There’s nothing worse, I guess, than being black
in an all-white church or being southern and
being a liberal.
No problems can be solved, and all
solutions lead to more problems.
I hope this poem has the same effect on
you as it did for me – then my forwarding
it will be worth the effort. Walk with me
by the water – worth the read…
Shit… I forgot the words.
The above was found in the email inbox.
Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that’s what I want to do films about. I don’t want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don’t want to do one of those. I don’t understand it.
Going after the unknown is always fascinating, I think.
It becomes part of your life, this desire to know.
Life is long to the miserable, but short to the happy.
85 BC – 43 BC
So many books, so little time.