Wednesday, October 31, 2012

C S Lewis (1898-1963)

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Confucius (551BC-479BC)

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Robin Williams

Ah, yes, divorce... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Hsu Yun (1840-1959)

And there are those who strongly seek enlightenment, not understanding that seeking enlightenment and wanting
to attain Buddhahood are all grave wandering thoughts--one cannot cook sand hoping to eat rice.
~Master Empty Cloud(Hsu Yun).

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Neil Young

Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Friedrich Nietzche (1844-1900)

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Goerge Orwell (1903-1950)

In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Gary Snyder

Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)

I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Dalai Lama

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Thomas Hood

"I saw old Autumn in the misty morn
Stand, shadowless like Silence, listening
To Silence."

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Fidel Castro

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Dogen Zenji (1200-1253)

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Walt Disney (1901-1966)

I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Arthur Rubinstein (1887-1982)

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Leonard Cohen

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.

Joan Rivers

I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Danny deVito

Of course I've got lawyers. They are like nuclear weapons, I've got em 'cause everyone else has. But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Sid Caesar

The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Wayne Dyer

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Abraham Lincoln (1909-1865)

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Socrates (469 BC-399 BC)

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Peter Gabriel

One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.