Friday, November 30, 2012

The truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind.

- Emily Dickinson

Thursday, November 29, 2012

"The creative process will not bring you confidence because you're constantly jumping into the unknown."
- Marion Cotillard

Q. Are you really drunk when you go out onstage?

A. Yeah. I'm not going out there alone.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

"It's very hard to not like someone who says they like you."
- Katherine Graham

Saturday, November 24, 2012

"90% of your happiness is based on how you process the world; only 10% of your happiness is predicted by the external world."
- Positive Psychology

19th century caesar

"Napoleon was a speed eater preferring macaroni and boiled meat."

Friday, November 23, 2012

"Ask him what time it is and he'll tell you how to build a clock."
- David Geffen on a colleague

"That man is never happy for the present is so true, that all his relief from unhappiness is only forgetting himself for a little while. Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment."
- Dr. Samuel Johnson

Thursday, November 22, 2012

"My pain is your entertainment."
- Jay Z

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Why does pot make some people psychotic? Explanation here.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


"He could walk without making footprints."

"Some 2500 have summited Everest; 500 have died trying."
- Everest: A Climb for Peace

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

rare car

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

"If you're going through hell, keep going."
- Winston Churchill

"To create a new standard, it takes something that's not just a little bit different; it takes something that's really new and really captures people's imagination — and the Macintosh, of all the machines I've ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard."
- Bill Gates

For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin'.
- Bob Dylan 

Friday, November 9, 2012

"It's fine to celebrate success, but it's more important to heed the lessons of failure."
- Bill Gates

"Actors lie for a living; you just need to be a good liar."
- Marlon Brando

billion dollar hippy

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

"The future is unknowable, but the past should give us hope."
- Winston Churchill 

Sunday, November 4, 2012

A place to eat and drink in Philadelphia

Where Adams met Jefferson, and where beer is based upon Washington's recipe.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

turning point

When outside art became respectable.

a 1000 foot tower


"The number of molecules in a teaspoon of water equals the number of teaspoons of water in the oceans."
- Nobel Laureate Harvard Professor Dudley R. Herschbach

Friday, November 2, 2012

"I only do drugs so I can drink more."
- Dennis Hopper

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the UK in World War II included a shot of whiskey and a six hour nap.

"In Tudor England, the aristocrats were there to reproduce, whilst the servants were there to run the household."
- Lucy Worsley

"I see no difference between a healthy active 95 year old brain compared with a healthy active 35 year old brain. It's a myth that we lose however many brain cells a day. It's not true."
- Dr. Peter Davis, Neuroscientist & Pathologist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

43% of all print books published in the US in 2011 were self-published. (A total of
almost 150,000.)

- Source here.