Sunday, July 31, 2011

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Alice Cary

Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself
every soul standeth single.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Bruce Lee (1940-1973)

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Albert Camus (1913-1960)

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)

The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Muddy Waters (1913-1983)

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Diana Ross

I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It's more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

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

Friday, July 22, 2011

Bob Hope (1903-2003)

A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Charles Bukowski (1920 - 1994)

An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Bruce Cockburn

I wear my shadows where they're harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Walt Disney

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Keith Richards

You've got the sun, you've got the moon, and you've got the Rolling Stones.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Charles Simic

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Pierre Boulez

Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Carl Jung (1875-1961)

A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bruce Springsteen

I always wanted my music to influence the life you
were living emotionally - with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Linda Lovelace (1949-2002)

If we don't generate a response,
the bags won't be as full at the

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Wyatt Earp (1848-1929)

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Bela Lugosi (1882-1956)

I have never met a vampire personally, but I don't
know what might happen tomorrow.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Pierre Trudeau (1919-2000)

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Mick Jagger

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Charlie Parker

Don't play the saxophone. Let it play you.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Boris Karloff

The monster was the best friend I ever had.

Monday, July 4, 2011


Death and love are the two wings that bear
the good man to heaven.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Elvis Presley

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Amiri Baraka

God has been replaced, as he has all over the West,
with respectability and air conditioning.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Stephen Harper

As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.