Friday, November 29, 2013

"Nothing other than a battle lost is as melancholy as a battle won."
- Duke of Wellington

Thursday, November 28, 2013

"Very early in my life it was too late."
- Marguerite Duras, The Lover

Wednesday, November 27, 2013


"I start writing at about 10am and finish whenever the muses leave me - say 5pm. Then I soak in my heated pool."
- Quentin Tarantino

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

out of the monastery

"The reality is being out there with people who push your buttons."
- Hedwig Bakker

"Reindeer fur is the warmest known to man."
- The Nature of Things

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"78% of NFL players, 60% of NBA players and a very large percentage of MLB players (4x that of the average U.S. citizen) file bankruptcy within five years of retirement." Source here.

Sunday, November 24, 2013


"Even if we knew for sure that we were going to fail (which we don't), what could men of good conscience do but fight until the very end?"
- Jacques Cousteau

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

"Be kind because everyone you meet is fighting a great battle in their own life."
- Gloria Vanderbilt

Monday, November 18, 2013

the man who drove him the hardest

"Set your goals so high that you can't achieve them in your lifetime."
- Ted Turner's father

Sunday, November 17, 2013

"... people don't live or die, people just float."
- Bob Dylan

Friday, November 15, 2013

"Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood."
- Jeff Bezos

Thursday, November 14, 2013

"Every dream is a wish."
- Sigmund Freud

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

"Death had to take him sleeping or he would have put up a fight."
- on Theodore Roosevelt

Monday, November 11, 2013

on "Do the Right Thing"

"It took me ten days to write the screenplay."
- Spike Lee

a place to eat in Detroit

Yelp review here.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Go where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

"It's not you that owns stuff; it's stuff that owns you."
- John McAfee

"When you have nothing to say, say nothing."
- Sting

Monday, November 4, 2013

"Hell is other people."
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Sunday, November 3, 2013

a place for men to shop in London

"I haven't been nervous since I was 14."
- Deepak Chopra

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Friday, November 1, 2013

on recreation

"I like to read music and listen to books on tape."
- Steven Wright