Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Mark Twain, in "Following the Equator" as quoted in "The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain" by Alex Ayres, wrote:

"It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you."

photo by cia de foto

Nick Rosen in "How to Live off-grid" wrote:

"The twenty-first-century challenge is how to disconnect, how to pull back mentally and physically from the endless merry-go-round that is modern life....I wanted to grab back what social change has stolen from us, or rather what we have stolen from ourselves- a sense of place, of being here and now."
click here to go to his website.

photo by Mike Licht. Notions Capital.com

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Marilyn Yalom in "A History of the Wife" wrote:

"I have no illusion about the nature of work in general. It does not always challenge the intellect, and rarely allows for innovation and imagination. It can produce stress and pain and damage to private life. Yet I cannot imagine the world of the immediate future without it."

photo by PCP.Senthil Kumar

Marilyn Yalom in "A History of the Wife" wrote:

"To be the intimate witness of another person's life is privilege one can fully appreciate only with time."

photo by bravenewtraveler

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Oscar Wilde in "The Importance of Being Earnest" wrote:

"I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays. You can't go anywhere without meeting celver people. The thing gas become an absolute public nuisance."

photo by Jsome1