Thursday, February 21, 2019

baroness


"To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible."
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019

"eye-opener"


Harry Truman started his day at 5am with a 1 mile walk, a massage and a shot of bourbon.

Monday, February 11, 2019

pipe


"Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any."
- Mark Twain

Sunday, February 10, 2019

ahoy!


"Everything being the same, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050."
- Dame Ellen MacArthur, who holds the earth sailing circumnavigation world record

unk ungani


“I believe our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey."
- Mark Twain

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Magnum


A glimpse into the intersection of photography and cinema here.

35


"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

voracious


“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
- Virginia Woolf

father of history


“Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.”
Herodotus

Washington on H2O

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

a reunion


Xunzi


“Not having heard something is not as good as having heard it; having heard it is not as good as having seen it; having seen it is not as good as knowing it; knowing it is not as good as putting it into practice.”
- Xun Kuang

Monday, February 4, 2019

eternal vigilance


“History, like nature, knows no jumps, except the jump backward, maybe.”

Sunday, February 3, 2019

poet and philosopher


"Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation: not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant."
- Titus Lucretius Carus

Mr. Mayor


"You'll never know who you are until you encounter who you are not."
- Jermaine Wilson, Mayor of Leavenworth, Kansas, formerly convicted drug dealer.

on addiction


"As an alcoholic, you will violate your standards quicker than you can lower them."
- Robin Williams

Friday, February 1, 2019

cannabis psychosis experience


- Freelance journalist Jennifer Foden explains here.
Jennifer Foden, Freelance journalist

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

polymath


"Nothing is more beautiful than to know all."
- Athanasius Kircher

sutta


"Were there a mountain all made of gold, doubled that would not be enough to satisfy a single person: know this and live accordingly."
- Buddha [circa 480 BCE]

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

"be better than yourself"


"The past is never dead. It's not even past."

a place where stars go

on retirement



"If I rest, I rust."
- 78 year old Placido Domingo

great wall of wisdom


"He who knows all the answers hasn't been asked all the questions."
- Confucius

abolitionist


"To love the religion of Jesus is to hate the religion of slave masters."
- Frederick Douglass

Monday, January 28, 2019

on the unique individual


"There's nobody like anybody ever."
- Oliver Sacks

Sunday, January 27, 2019

on humanism


“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

Friday, January 25, 2019

secret ingredients



Chez L'Ami Louis uses goose and duck fat & salt on their roast chicken.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Farm





Ernest Hemingway bought Joan Miró's "The Farm."



Tuesday, January 22, 2019

father of American literature


"Never let school get in the way of a good education."
- Mark Twain