Monday, July 31, 2006

Open Heart

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
~Carlos Santana

Sunday, July 30, 2006

A Nation

A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
~John F. Kennedy

Friday, July 28, 2006

Colors & Shapes

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.
~Georgia O’Keeffe

Long Road

It's a long old road, but I know I'm gonna find the end.
~Bessie Smith

Thursday, July 27, 2006


What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? ~Langston Hughes


It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously. ~Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, July 26, 2006


Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand. ~Benny Hill


Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. ~Rita Mae Brown

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Sharps & Flats

Roaming through the jungle of 'oohs' and 'ahs', searching for a more agreeable noise, I live a life of primitivity with the mind of a child and an unquenchable thirst for sharps and flats.
~Duke Ellington


Trees cause more pollution than automobiles do.
~Ronald Reagan


Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things. ~George Carlin

Monday, July 24, 2006


To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world -- that I am able to change it in positive ways. ~Maxine Hong Kingston


Insults should be written in the sand, and praises carved in stone. ~Arab Proverb

Sunday, July 23, 2006


Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame. ~Erica Jong

Saturday, July 22, 2006

A Child

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. ~Stacia Tauscher

Friday, July 21, 2006


Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. ~Janis Joplin


Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. ~Cicero


I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
~Albert Einstein


Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt


It ain't the heat, it's the humility. ~Yogi Berra


I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. ~Maya Angelou


If not now, when?
~The Talmud

Thursday, July 20, 2006


Look at the optimism of Nature. Nothing can stop it. Only the ego makes humans pessimistic, and this causes suffering.
~Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi)


Seeing into darkness is clarity, knowing how to yield is strength. ~Lao Tse