Abigail Adams, Former First Lady of the United States – 1744 – 1818
Miles Davis, Musician – B: May 26, 1926 – D: September 28, 1991
If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, try it for eight, sixteen, thirty-two, and so on. Eventually, one discovers that it is not boring, but very interesting.
To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time is to meet an old one.
~ Chinese Saying
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”
~ Joseph Addison, Essayist 1672 – 1719
“About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.”
~ Rita Mae Brown. Writer – B: November 28, 1944
Today, May 14
and I don’t
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It’s over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam…
~ J. G. Ballard, British author 1930-
writing a post
even a so-called
is not as easy
as it seems
“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”
~ Soren Kierkegaard, Philosopher – B: May 5, 1813 – D: November 11, 1855
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
~ Albert Einstein
Claire Cook, Film writer