We want God to come and save us. But he won't. God doesn't stop levees from failing, he doesn't stay the force of tsunamis, and he doesn't stop planes from smashing into buildings. Deus Ex Machina is overrated.Waiter Rant, Waiter Rant weblog, 09-09-05
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?Dante Alighieri
Passion kept one fully in the present, so that time became a series of mutually exclusive 'nows.'Sue Halpern
An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.George Santayana
He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.Thomas Fuller
Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.Chuang-tzu
I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.