Friday, 1 January 2016

The Tiger Springs

The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours. ~ T. S. Eliot #quote

Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem. ~ Eric Hoffer #quote

If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered. ~ Roger von Oech #quote

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work. ~ John F. Kennedy #quote

See any detour as an opportunity to experience new things. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. #quote

The new republic should be based on diversity, respect and equal rights for all. ~ Evo Morales #quote

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach. ~ Roger von Oech #quote


They can't read a book from beginning to end. That is not a tragedy. The book changes form. ~ Yoko Ono #quote

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. ~ William Throsby Bridges #quote

For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperilling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions. ~ Plato #quote

A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt. ~ Ray Bradbury #quote

I'm not a New Age person, but I do believe in meditation, and for that reason I've always liked the Buddhist religion. When I've been to Japan, I've been to Buddhist temples and meditated, and I found that rewarding. ~ Clint Eastwood #quote

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress. ~ Lord Byron #quote

Every great film should seem new every time you see it. ~ Roger Ebert #quote

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow. ~ Ovid #quote

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. ~ Max Planck #quote

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late. ~ Thomas Sowell #quote

Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure. ~ Paul de Man #quote

The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work. ~ Berthold Auerbach #quote

Different' and 'new' is relatively easy. Doing something that's genuinely better is very hard. ~ Jonathan Ive #quote

I never really make solid resolutions. I think if there's something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn't have to happen in the New Year. ~ Brittany Murphy #quote

The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge. ~ Thomas Huxley #quote

Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know. ~ Henry Lawson #quote

We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it. ~ Saul Alinsky #quote


I love to find new people. It's not for the sake of their being new; it's because if you find someone who perfectly fits a part, that's such a great thing. ~ Robert De Niro #quote

A new era of responsibility is here. ~ Valerie Jarrett #quote

15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man. ~ Charles Atlas #quote

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony. ~ Ruth Bernhard #quote

Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true. ~ Marcel Proust #quote

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it. ~ George Bernard Shaw #Quote

A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine. ~ Lou Reed #quote

Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. ~ Zora Neale Hurston #quote 

Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks. Some doors are opened, some roads are blocked. Sundowns are golden, then fade away. And if I never do nothing, I'll get you back someday. ~ Tom Petty, Even Walls Fall Down #lyrics

Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome. ~ George Santayana #Quote


Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability. ~ Seneca the Elder #Quote

Nothing mattered except states of mind, chiefly our own. ~ John Maynard Keynes #quote

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive. ~ Henry David Thoreau #quote

Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well. ~ Peter Ustinov #quote

The little that is completed, vanishes from the sight of one who looks forward to what is still to do. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote