To `see through’ all things is the same as not to see.– C.S. Lewis, “The Abolition of Man”
DOCTOR: Removing the emotions makes you stronger. That’s what your creator thought all those years ago. DALEK SEC: He was wrong. DOCTOR: He was what? DALEK SEC: It makes us lesser than our enemies. (from Evolution of the Daleks)
When the pawn hits the conflicts he thinks like a king What he knows throws the blows when he goes to the fight And he’ll win the whole thing ‘fore he enters the ring There’s no body to batter when your mind is your might So when you go solo, you hold your own hand And remember that depth is the greatest of heights And if you know where you stand, then you know where to land And...
But it will end, a desinence will come, or the breath fail better still,...– Samuel Beckett
Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.– T.S. Eliot
You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes You just might find You get what you need
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain...– Thomas Jefferson
Trying times are not the times to stop trying.– Ray Owen (via kari-shma)
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.– Martin Luther King, Jr.
We all crave noise somewhere, sometime in our lives; but we’ve swung the...– George Prochnik
Live deep instead of fast.– Henry Seidel Canby (via bebehere)
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what...– D. H. Lawrence
Don't Dilute Me
Upon peering in my refrigerator this morning, I saw my bottle of winter berry cordial. Note: This cordial is essentially a very highly concentrated juice of various berries.. including elderberry. Which just makes me want to watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail. “Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries…now go away or I shall taunt you a second time!!”...
That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time.– John Stuart Mill
Maybe I have resolutions… but I won’t make a list. I’ll simply sum it all up in a single sentence. Live without fear.
How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those...– Soren Kierkegaard
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose...– Soren Kierkegaard