Monday, February 28, 2011

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.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Sun Ra

It's such a tragedy that man endures
in killing his brother and his own kind,
putting him in jail and insane asylums,
letting him lay out in the street.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Lord Byron

A celebrity is one who is known to
many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Franz Kafka

A man of action forced into a state
of thought is unhappy until he can
get out of it.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

W H Auden

A poet can write about a man slaying a
dragon, but not about a man pushing a
button that releases a bomb.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Mae West

A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us be silent that we may
hear the whispers of the gods.

Friday, February 18, 2011

William Shakespeare

A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
for then both parties nobly are subdued,
and neither party loser.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Anatole France

All changes, even the most longed for,
have their melancholy; for what we leave
behind us is a part of ourselves; we must
die to one life before we can enter another.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

George Burns

Acting is all about honesty. If you can
fake that, you've got it made.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


I see music as one language. If one musical
form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs
to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.

Monday, February 14, 2011

William S Burroughs

A functioning police state needs no police.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Tina Turner

But I believe we have a higher
level of mentality within us,
but we have to use the power
in the right way.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Charles Simic

Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words
never quite equal the experience behind them.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Marquis de Sade

Between understanding and faith
immediate connections must subsist.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Seamus Heaney

I credit poetry for making this
space-walk possible.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Corazon Aquino

Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice,
otherwise it will not last. While we all hope
for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but
peace based on principle, on justice.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Adrienne Rich

Every journey into the past is
complicated by delusions, false
memories, false namings of real

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Bon Scott

I'm a special drunkard... I drink too much.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Winston Churchill

A fanatic is one who can't change
his mind and won't change the subject.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Jorge Luis Borges

Art always opts for the individual,
the concrete; art is not Platonic.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Ambrose Bierce

Speak when you are angry and you will
make the best speech you will ever regret.