Showing posts with label quotes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label quotes. Show all posts

Feb 11, 2013

Quote of the Week - Herman Hesse

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When a tree is cut down and reveals its naked death-wound to the sun, one can read its whole history in the luminous, inscribed disk of its trunk: in the rings of its years, its scars, all the struggle, all the suffering, all the sickness, all the happiness and prosperity stand truly written, the narrow years and the luxurious years, the attacks withstood, the storms endured. Bäume. Großdruck. Betrachtungen und Gedichte.

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Jan 31, 2013

Quote of the Week - Robert Kennedy

Grassy Point, Hornby Island 

There are those who look at things the way they are and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?

Jan 16, 2013

Quote of the Week - Voltaire

Judge a man by his questions, not by his answers.

Dec 20, 2012

Quote of the Week - Thomas Jefferson

If you want something you've never had, you must do something you've never done.

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Nov 26, 2012

Quote of the Week - Dark Shadows

via Meghan on Pinterest

She likes to pretend she's rock'n'roll, but she's a Carpenters kind of chick for sure. Carolyn

Nov 13, 2012

Quote of the Week - Carl Jung

Pilsner Pup
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.

Sep 19, 2012

Quote of the Week - Confucius

To know that we know what we know, and
that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge

Aug 24, 2012

Quote of the Week - Rachel Carson - Life

West Vancouver, Canada
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Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the Earth are never alone or weary of life.

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Aug 10, 2012

A fashion theory I like to live by

You can't do head-to-toe Chanel; you've got to mix it up with combat boots

Aug 3, 2012

Quote of the Week - Ralph Waldo Emerson on Amateurs

Every artist was first an amateur. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jul 19, 2012

When I think it is bad

I think about this little guy.
The Blue Day Book, Bradley Trevor Greive, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 104pp, Buy this book.

Jul 11, 2012

A Masters in Street Smarts and a PhD in Common Sense

Hang Ten Jail

I [We] have a strategic plan. It's called 'doing things'. Herb Kelleher

- the most frustrating thing when one switches from entrepreneur to corporate employee is just that. You don't need a committee and a task force for crying out loud, it's a verb. Faire - to make, to do!  

Now do it.

What are they teaching in MBA programs now?

Jun 21, 2012

Quote of the Week - Elizabeth Taylor and the Head Crusher

I am my own commodity. Elizabeth Taylor

When I read that quote by Liz I automatically thought of Twitter and how those little avatars are just the perfect size - for the Head Crusher.

Jun 6, 2012

Quote of the Week - Giovanni Brino

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Furniture can be reproduced and so can photographs, but architecture is unique and once it is lost it is gone for good.

May 14, 2012

Quote of the Week - Henri Matisse

You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.

Apr 22, 2012

On Earth Day - from Nietzsche

We like to be out in nature so much because it has no opinion about us. Nietzsche 

Apr 18, 2012

Quote of the Week - Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Apr 10, 2012

Quote of the Week - F. Scott Fitzgerald

My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness.
(A letter to his daughter quoted in F. Scott Fitzgerald, A Biography by Andre Le Vot)

Mar 13, 2012

Quote of the Week - Hattie McDaniel

You've been brave for so long Miss Scarlett, you gotta keep on bein' brave.
as Mammy in Gone With the Wind (1939)

Mar 5, 2012

Quote of the Week - Keith Richards

If you don't know the blues...
there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.

The Wind