Sunday, February 28, 2010

Dalai Lama

As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery.
We have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace.
The greatest obstacle to inner peace are disturbing emotions
such as anger and attachment, fear and suspicion, while love
and compassion, a sense of universal responsibility are
the sources of peace and happiness.

Saturday, February 27, 2010


John James Audubon
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world
is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Chuang Tzu

Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free.
Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This
is the ultimate.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Bliss Carman

Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn,
but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the
long run.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Lao Tzu

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience,
compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Gregory Corso

If you believe you're a poet, then you're saved.

Monday, February 22, 2010

E.B Browning

At painful times, when composition is impossible and
reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries
are excellent for distraction.

Sunday, February 21, 2010


Hunger knows no friend but its feeder

Saturday, February 20, 2010

William Burroughs

There is no line between the `real world` and the `world of
myth and symbol.` Objects, sensations, hit with the impact of

Friday, February 19, 2010


Any excuse will serve a tyrant

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Amiri Baraka

To name something is to wait for it in the place
you think it will pass.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Roy Gibson

Keep your faith in beautiful things;
in the sun when it is hidden,
in the Spring when it is gone.

Monday, February 15, 2010

WH Auden

A professor is someone who talks in someone else;s sleep

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Samuel Johnson

One of the disadvantages of wine is thatit makes a man
mistake words for thoughts.

Saturday, February 13, 2010


Gregory Corso
The judge said i was a menace to society because
I had put crime on a scientific basis

Friday, February 12, 2010

Geoffrey Chaucer

By nature men love newfangledness

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Benoit Mandelbrot

Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones,
coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth,
nor does lightning travel in a straight line.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Robert Browning

But what of my purpose here? Is it but to keep the nerves at strain,
to dry ones eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and to
begin again.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Joseph Brodsky

After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well.
So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Malcom X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Anna Akhmatova

Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's
children, pure on their tongues, and free.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Andre Breton

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Hilaire Belloc

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered end,
there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love
of friends.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Frantz Kafka

You do not need to leave your room.
Remain sitting at your table and listen.
Do not even listen, simply wait,
do not even wait, be still and solitary.
The world will freely offer itself to you
to be unmasked, it has no choice.
It will roll in ecstasy at your feet.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Mickey Hart

Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts
are pumping blood. We are a rhythm machine,
that's what we are.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Dante Alighieri

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master;
thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Walt Whitman

I heard what was said of the universe, heard it and heard it of several
thousand years; it is middling well as far as it goes - but is that all?