Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

I haven't read any of the autobiographies about me.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Marshall Mcluhan (1911-1980)

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

John Coltrane (1926-1967)

All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Li Po (701-762)

Heaven is high, Earth Wide. Bitter between them flies my sorrow.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ozzy Osbourne

I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

O.J. Simpson

Money takes wings. The only thing that endures is character.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Woody Allen

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Charles Bukowski - (1920-1994)

If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Anais Nin (1903-1977)

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

David Suzuki

Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Hugh Hefner

Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Irving Layton (1912-2006)

My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992)

A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Bobby Seale

They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972)

No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

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

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Alice Cooper

The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Angela Davis

It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Amy Vanderbilt (1908-1974)

The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperone.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Charles Ives (1874-1954)

A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Bruce Cockburn

All I ever thought was, 'I'm going to do this as long as I can, and if I can't get paid at it, I'll be a bum doing it.' And so, here I am.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Albert Camus (1913-1960)

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Princess Diana (1961-1997)

There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Elisabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

For tis not in mere death that men die most.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Du Fu (712-770)

My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.