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As we are

September 29th, 2009 | No Comments

“We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.”
– Anais Nin


Tyranny

September 20th, 2009 | No Comments

“No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.”
– Edward Abbey


A Conservative

September 17th, 2009 | No Comments

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt


Perfection

August 26th, 2009 | No Comments

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Risk

August 19th, 2009 | No Comments

“Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.”

– Dalai Lama


Exploration

August 10th, 2009 | No Comments

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time.”

– T.S. Eliot


Travel

July 27th, 2009 | No Comments

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
– Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad


Writing

July 27th, 2009 | No Comments

“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”
– Henry David Thoreau


Controversy

July 27th, 2009 | No Comments

“In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.”
– Buddha


Anger

July 27th, 2009 | No Comments

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

– Buddha