22 January 2014

i know what you are

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

--  C.S. Lewis

17 January 2014


The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. stone crumbles. wood rots. people, well, they die. but things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.

--  Chuck Palahniuk

04 January 2014

fruits of organization

Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.

--  Napoleon Bonaparte

25 December 2013

big enough

We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children, that makes the heart too big for the body.

--  Ralph Waldo Emerson

22 December 2013

All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific.

--  Lily Tomlin

20 December 2013


There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

--   Aeschylus

Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.

--  Laurence Shames

29 November 2013

marching to pretoria

By the time we got back together our adventure had become an epic. We were entitled to a little exaggeration. Every soldier does. After all if growing up is war, then those friends who grew up with you deserve a special respect. The ones who stuck by you shoulder to shoulder in a time when nothing is certain when all life lay ahead and every road led home.

-- The Wonder Years

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