In Others' Words

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

"The Trees" by Neil Peart of Rush

There is unrest in the forest Trouble with the trees For the maples want more sunlight And the oaks ignore their pleas The trouble with the maples And they're quite convinced they're right They say the oaks are just too lofty And they grab up all the light But the oaks can't help their feelings If... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

The Dalai Lama's 18 Rules For Living

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self Respect for others Responsibility for all your actions. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Learn the... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

"Beware of Darkness" - George Harrison

Watch out now, take care Beware of falling swingers Dropping all around you The pain that often mingles In your fingertips, beware of darkness Watch out now, take care Beware of the thoughts that linger Winding up inside your head The hopelessness around you In the dead of night Beware of sadness It... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

"The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers." Thich Nhat Hanh "Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." Thich Nhat Hanh "Keeping your body healthy is... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 5, 2008

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius "Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The Origins of Creativityness

"Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it's primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it's a primal calling." - Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 17. Merit can be bought. Passion can't., 08-22-04 "The creation of something new is not accomplished by the... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 21, 2008

One of My Favorite Songs

Dave Pirner, the lead singer of the band Soul Asylum, is one of my favorite song writers. Anyway, this is one of my favs that nobody has ever heard of. "Homesick" Soul Asylum I want to live with you in the fifth dimension In a dream I've never had 'Cause I just can't live like this in a world like... Sign in to see full entry.

Stephen Hawking Quote

"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image." - Stephen Hawking (1942 - ) Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Quotes about Sex

"My girlfriend always laughs during sex --no matter what she's reading." Steve Jobs (Founder, Apple Computers) "Don't knock masturbation — it's sex with someone I love." Woody Allen "Lord, grant me chastity and continence... but not yet." St. Augustine "I believe that sex is one of the most... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 4, 2008

I can see clearly now ...

"Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?" Rose Kennedy (1890 - 1995) Sign in to see full entry.

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