22 February 2008

there's got to be something


trunkcicles, originally uploaded by McBeth.


Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

-- Marie Curie

21 February 2008

constraints


hung up, originally uploaded by McBeth.


Whether we like it or not, each of us is constrained by limits on what we can do and feel. To ignore these limits leads to denial and eventually to failure. To achieve excellence, we must first understand the reality of the everyday, with all its demands and potential frustrations.

-- Mihály Csíkszentmihályi

19 February 2008

do you know jack?


orange you fond of pink?, originally uploaded by McBeth.


Maybe in order to understand mankind, we have to look at the word itself: "Mankind". Basically, it's made up of two separate words - "mank" and "ind". What do these words mean? It's a mystery, and that's why so is mankind.

-- Jack Handey

17 February 2008

betwix and between


the familiar unfamiliar, originally uploaded by McBeth.


Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge.

-- Lord Byron

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