Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Confucius (551 BC-479 BC)

Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986)

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Buddha (c.500 BC)

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Lady Gaga

So there's nothing more provocative than taking a genre that everybody who's cool hates - and then making it cool.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Ralph Nadar

The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952)

Truth is exact correspondence with reality.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Hsu Yun (1840-1959)

« The best way is just to observe the noise of the world. The answer to your questions? Ask your heart. » ~Hsu Yun

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Robert Bly

By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Charles M. Schulz

Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Eleanor Rooseveldt (1884-1962)

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Mickey Hart

When the Grateful Dead needed a quality sound system to deliver our sonic payload, I learned electronics and speaker design.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Bill Cosby

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Rene Magritte (1898-1967)

Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Carl Perkins (1932-1998)

If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Timothy Leary (1920-1996)

In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Eddie Van Halen

There are really three parts to the creative process. First there is inspiration, then there is the execution, and finally there is the release.

Friday, November 15, 2013

John Cage (1912-1992)

There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)

That other one wanted to think his way to life,
Sure that the ultimate poem was the mind,
Or of the mind, or of the mind in these
Elysia, these days, half earth, half mind;

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Anne Landers (1918-2002)

Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Richard Bach

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Larry Hagman (1931-2012)

My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Will Smith

The first step is you have to say that you can.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

L.L. Cool J

You can't let your past hold your future hostage.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Lady GaGa

I feel like if you're a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Yousou N'Dour

Politics is politics; art is art. If you play a political role, you have to stop being an artist.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Thich Nhat Hanh

Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Yo Yo Ma

Jazz has been such a force in music, that any musician, including classical composers, have been influenced, and obviously performers, also.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Lou Reed (1942-2013)

Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Sonny Rollins

I think we are in the midst of this period where we are committing this suicide on the planet and everybody is just using up all of our natural resources like a bunch of insane people. That's what I worry about more than I worry about jazz.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Bruce Springsteen

Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything, I don't advocate anything, I just live with it.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Kenny G

I've learned that you simply can't control those bad vibes.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Wayne Dyer

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Louis L'Amour (1908-1988)

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.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Scott Hamilton

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Francois Rabelais (1493-1553)

Debts and lies are generally mixed together.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Cat Stevens

Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Al Pacino

It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

William Arthur Ward (1921-1994)

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Buddha (568 BC- 483 BC)

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Amelia Earhart (1897-1938)

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

R.D. Lang (1927-1989)

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Bob Dylan

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.

Friday, October 11, 2013

William James (1842-1910)

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

James Caan

I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Franz Kafka (1883-1921)

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Mother Teresa (1910-`1997)

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Gene Hackman

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Carl Jung (1875-1961)

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.