Monday, January 31, 2011

Jack Kerouac

Accept loss forever.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Anna Akhmatova

I should be proud to have my memory graced,
but only if the monument be placed... here,
where I endured three hundred hours in line
before the implacable iron bars.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Jack Bruce

Well I like everything but my first love
has always been piano because when I
started out there was a piano in my
house and it was there so I just
started tinkling on it really so it's
always been my first love.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Lao Tzu

A leader is best when people barely
know he exists, when his work is done,
his aim fulfilled, they will say:
we did it ourselves.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ambrose Bierce

Alien - an American sovereign in
his probationary state.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Jane Addams

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious
and uncertain until it is secured for all of us
and incorporated into our common life.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Chroucho Marx

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Hilaire Belloc

I have wandered all my life, and I have
also traveled; the difference between
the two being this, that we wander for
distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ambrose Bierce

A total abstainer is one who abstains from
everything but abstention, and especially
from inactivity in the affairs of others.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Joel Barlow

There are many advantages in their
being accustomed to the use of arms,
and no possible disadvantage.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Franz Kafka

Always first draw fresh breath after
outbursts of vanity and complacency.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Louis L'Amour

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the
man who angers, for each rage leaves
him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Johannes Sebastian Bach

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor
of God and the permissible delights of
the soul.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Edsger Dijkstra

Computer science is no more about computers
than astronomy is about telescopes.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lenny Bruce

Every day people are straying away from
the church and going back to God.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Anne Sexton

Death's in the good-bye.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Paul Kantner

Compared to what they were, rock concerts
now are like business meetings.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Alan Perlis

A year spent in artificial intelligence
is enough to make one believe in God.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Robert Frost

A bank is a place where they lend
you an umbrella in fair weather
and ask for it back when it begins
to rain.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Percy Bysshe Shelley

A poet is a nightingale, who sits
in darkness and sings to cheer its
own solitude with sweet sounds.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Joseph Brodsky

Cherish your human connections: your
relationships with friends and family.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Boris Karloff

The monster was the best friend I ever had.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Salvador Dali

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys
only what it considers to be shackles
limiting our vision.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

William Tecumseh Sherman

Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure
of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.