Thursday, 1 March 2012

When Did the Future Switch?

Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage. ~ Gabriele D'Anunzio #quote

A person doesn't die when he should but when he can. ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez #quote

When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat? ~ Chuck Palahniuk (Invisible Monsters) #quote

Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world. ~ Arnold Bennett #quote

Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties. ~ Gail Sheehy #quote

The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity. ~ Carl Van Doren #quote

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. ~ Ansel Adams #quote

All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart! ~ Carlos Castaneda #quote


Respect... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique. ~ Annie Gottlieb #quote

God will not damn a lunatic's soul. He knows that the powers of evil are too great for those of us with weak minds. ~ Garrett Fort #quote

As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan. ~ Galeazzo Ciano #quote

I want to resume the life of a shy person. ~ Garrison Keillor #quote



Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you. ~ Annie Dillard #quote

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened. ~ Arnold Bennett #quote

Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

Two half philosophers will probably never a whole metaphysician make. ~ Gaston Bachelard #quote

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song. ~ Carl Perkins #quote

See you in the darkness. ~ Gary Gilmore #quote

Softly the loud peal dies / In passing winds it drowns / But breathes, like perfect joys / Tender tones. ~ Frederick Tennyson #quote

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. ~ Anne Wilson Schaef #quote

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order. ~ Carl Jung #quote

Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act. ~ Annie Besant #quote
Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry. ~ Anne Stevenson #quote

Yes, it's hard to write. But it's harder not to. ~ Carl Clinton Van Doren #quote

For me, writing something down was the only road out. ~ Anne Tyler #quote

The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind. ~ Carl Hiaasen #quote

Architecture in general is frozen music. ~ Friedrich von Schelling #quote

Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity. ~ Adam Smith #quote

Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin, and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide. ~ Friedrich List #quote




Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it. ~ Alan Valentine #quote

Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still. ~ Calvin Coolidge #quote

The big print giveth, and the fine print taketh away. ~ Fulton J. Sheen #quote

Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow #quote
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

To understand is to forgive. ~ Alexander Chase #quote

Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell. ~ Frank Borman #quote

Christ died for men precisely because men are not worth dying for; to make them worth it. ~ C.S. Lewis #quote