Robert M. Hensel, Spanish Poet-Writer
John Locke – Philosopher B: August 29, 1632 – D: October 28, 1704
E. M. Forster – English Novelist 1879 – 1970
“A Voice from the Attic”. Book by Robertson Davies, 1960.
Samuel Butler – English Author, 1835 – 1902
the month of August is now in the home stretch and life goes on
Howard Zinn (1999). “Marx in Soho: A Play on History”, p.4, South End Press
Diane von Furstenberg, Fashion designer ~ 1946 –
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning. ~ Claude Bernard, Physiologist ~ 1813 – 1878
*French philosopher, 1909-1943
“All things are our relatives; what we do to everything, we do to ourselves. All is really One.” ~ Black Elk, Medicine Man ~ B: Dec. 1, 1863 – D: Aug. 19, 1950
we live our lives like laundry wash-rinse-dry-repeat
“Having a place means that you know what a place means…what it means in a storied sense of myth, character and presence but also in an ecological sense…Integrating native consciousness with mythic consciousness” ~ Gary Snyder, Poet ~ Born: May 8, 1930
*Spanish painter 1881-1973
“Is it possible to get a cup of coffee-flavored coffee anymore in this country? What happened with coffee? Did I miss a meeting? They have every other flavor but coffee-flavored coffee. They have mochaccino, frappaccino, cappuccino, Al Pacino…Coffee doesn’t need a menu, it needs a cup.” ~ Denis Leary
Genghis Khan, B: May 31, 1162 – D: August 18, 1227 Khagan of the Mongol Empire
out the door with the backpack containing only with the basics of necessities in order to find seek/ search/ and/or locate the meaning of truth that is does it truly exist or is it a figment of our collective imagination if so then can we say that the human race is living in a world […]
thinking the unthinkable of an inconsequential matter of no consequence what so ever
The half-whacked preacher, is speaking the unspeakable of a lewd and lascivious nature.
I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it all proceeds into deepest darkness. ~ Franz Kafka
Caught stealing his neighbor’s newspaper, he declared depraved indifference.
“To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake ‘Auguries of Innocence’ (c. 1803)
“In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.” ~ William Blake, Poet ~ 1757 – 1857
It is so hard to leave-until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world. ~ John Green, Author
“If people would just look at the paintings, I don’t think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It’s like looking at a bed of flowers, you don’t tear your hair out over what it means.” ~ Jackson Pollock, Died: August 11, 1956 ~ 44 y/o
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~ Toni Morrison, 88 y/o – Author, Nobel Laureate
may the slice of toast land on the floor buttered side facing up
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, It’s easy. It’s the other way around, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader. ~ Maya Angelou
Twyla Tharp, American Dancer
let it go let it flow let it go
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-British philosopher ~ 1889 – 1951
Pedestrians ignoring the street corner preacher.