Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
~Henry David Thoreau
People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad.
Willie and Wilma are at the kitchen table, drinking day-old brewed coffee, and both are wondering why it tastes like shit.
“We should do three things every day of our life. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is to think, we should spend some time in thought. And, number three is you should have your emotions moved to tears.” – Jim Valvano
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them. ~Benjamin Jowett
“You’ll never be alone if you’ve got a book.” – Al Pacino
Spring is strong and virtuous,
Broad-sowing, cheerful, plenteous,
Quickening underneath the mold
Grains beyond the price of gold.
So deep and large her bounties are,
That one broad, long midsummer day
Shall to the planet overpay
The ravage of a year of war.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I can only play the sport for so long, I have mathematics for the rest of my life.” – John Urschel (Former football player, Baltimore Ravens)
“Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.” – Nicky Gumbel
You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. ~John Lennon
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ~William Arthur Ward
“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.” ~ Ellen Goodman
The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.
“Many a time freedom has been rolled back – and always for the same sorry reason: fear.” ~ Molly Ivins
“Reading liberates you. You could know about the world through reading.” ~Paul Theroux
She’s basking in the fake sun, reading fake news, and working on her fake tan.
When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts. ~Nikola Tesla
“Any book worth banning is a book worth reading.” ~ Isaac Asimov
If cats were the double the size they are now, they’d probably be illegal.
~Douglas Coupland – Canadian Novelist
“Politics and hypocrites is turning us all into lunatics.” ~ Marvin Gaye
Born: April 2, 1939 ~ Died: April 1, 1984
The April winds are
magical, and thrill our
tuneful frames; the garden
walks are passionate to
bachelors and dames.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson