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
Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still -- that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky.Charles Kingsley
The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational.Sydney Harris
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.Dorothy Parker
it is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.Aristotle
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.Walt Crawford Kelly
The unexamined life is not worth living to a human.
Beware the man of one book.