See without looking,
hear without listening,
breathe without asking.
I tell you everything that is really nothing, and nothing of what is everything, do not be fooled by what I am saying. Please listen carefully and try to hear what I am not saying. ~Charles C. Finn
If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky? ~Stanislaw J. Lec
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Books give a soul to the universe,
wings to the mind, flight to
the imagination, and life to
Sometimes you put walls up
not to keep people out,
but to see who cares enough
to break them down.
It is dangerous
to be right
when the government
Books give a soul
to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination,
and life to everything.
This is the story of a man named Eddie and it starts at the end, with Eddie dying in the sun. It may seem strange to start a story with and ending, but all endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time.
– Mitch Albom
The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.
Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask: ‘What is real? What is truth?’ They have to learn it; they don’t automatically know it. To them, it’s a game. You can study this for years in college, and yet you probably asked it when you were four or five years old.
– Sharon Creech
Others indeed may talk, and write,
and fight about liberty, and make
outward pretense to it; but the
free-thinker alone is truly free.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. And scratch where it itches. — Alice Roosevelt Longworth
A blind man in a dark room – looking for a black hat which isn’t there. — Lord Bowen