18 January 2008

stand up

egghead, originally uploaded by McBeth.

Imagine the Creator as a stand up comedian - and at once the world becomes explicable.

-- Henry Louis Mencken

17 January 2008

two things

Life is mostly froth and bubble,
Two things stand like stone,
Kindness in another's trouble,
Courage in your own.

-- Adam Lindsay Gordon,
from Fytte VIII
Finis Exoptatus
[A Metaphysical Song]

15 January 2008


split greens, originally uploaded by McBeth.

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.

-- Mark Twain

14 January 2008


hearts and crossbones, originally uploaded by McBeth.

I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.

-- Elizabeth Taylor

13 January 2008


pregame net check, originally uploaded by McBeth.

Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.

-- Bertrand Russell

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