Saturday, September 23, 2017

urban guerrillas

"It's easier to just do it - rather than ask for persission - then ask for forgiveness later."
- The philosophy of a Toronto squad who places faux signs with reduced speed limits, demarcates bike lanes with ephemera including Lego, rubish, etc.

on life, art

"Just because something has lost its value now doesn't mean you won't want it later."
- On a Warhol box that was bought for less than $100 but ultimately sold at auction for $2.6 million

Friday, September 22, 2017

in life, business

"Get up and try again as failure is inevitable."
- Bruce Croxon

teaching engineering to kindergarteners

Thursday, September 21, 2017

happiest thought of his life

"If gravity and acceleration feel the same, perhaps they are the same."
- Einstein

plausibly doomed

... because we have "Palaeolithic emotions, Medieval institutions, God like inventions."
- E.O. Wilson 

ones and zeros

Q: How many software engineers does it take to change a light bulb?

A: None, it's a hardware problem.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


"I don't wear the same outfit twice."
- Russell Westbrook, NBA MVP

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

shrinking pool

"Most of the best people are dead."
- John Cleese, who doesn't fear death

Monday, September 18, 2017

on war

"If I must choose between righteousness and peace I choose righteousness.”
- Theodore Roosevelt

Sunday, September 17, 2017

on dissembling

"No one can flatter you more than when they hate you."
- A John le Carré character

get it?

"They love me because they understand everything I do - they love you because they don't understand anything you do."
- Charlie Chaplin to Albert Einstein 

what is good storytelling?

"And then, and then, and then ..."

on sleep

"I only recognize one 5:30 per day."
- Major Charle Emerson Winchester III, Surgeon

Saturday, September 16, 2017

if it isn't nourished

"We will lose writing as an art form in our lives."
- Ed Asner


For about 250 years, the United States has not been at war for just 21 of them.

more than happiness

realized yogi

Thursday, September 14, 2017

world's richest person has a long term perspective

Bezos can wait more than 7 years for fruition:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

finally, a good point

"Your 90% enemy could be your 10% friend."
- Newt Gingrich

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

be a positive force

kickboxer kicked too many times in the head

Cro-Magnon views on depression here. If link fails again, just search. A very combustable topic pitting the well informed minority against the ignorant majority.

Monday, September 11, 2017

be here now

“History is not was, it is.”
- William Faulkner

on loyalty

"When you side with a man, you stay with him. And if you can't do that, you're like some animal. You're finished. We're finished. All of us."
- William Holden

Sunday, September 10, 2017


"We're all friends on the surface - where it counts."
- Will & Grace

on sincerity, depth

"If people don't like you, how are you suppose to know if you like yourself?"
- Debra Messing as Grace

take responsibility for your own life

Christian Science, which advocates prayer over medicine.

the arts took a new direction

Sense of forward movement.

Friday, September 8, 2017

on playing it safe

"The side that stays within its fortifications is beaten."
- Napoleon

Thursday, September 7, 2017