Saturday, August 30, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

a sign in Robin Williams' kitchen


"Forget What You Want, Look At What You Have."

Article here.

"We must believe that we were gifted for something."
- Madame Curie

Rick Perry's brand of eyeglasses

Monday, August 25, 2014

massacre the idle, the unfit


I "appeal to the chemists to discover a humane gas that will kill instantly and painlessly. Deadly by all means, but humane not cruel."
- George Bernard Shaw, 1934

Sunday, August 24, 2014


"Architecture is frozen music; music is liquid architecture."
- Quincy Jones

Saturday, August 23, 2014


"In order to gain anything you must first lose everything."
- Buddha

"One can only be angry with those he respects."
- Richard Nixon

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wabi-sabi




The acceptance of imperfection.

Image source here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A man drinking wine from his soup bowl in France



Video here.
A resource for established and aspiring stand-up comics here.

Sunday, August 17, 2014


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

Image source here.

Friday, August 15, 2014



"Virtuous situationally."
- Matthew Weiner on Don Draper


"Success can kill a business that isn't ready for it."
- Nick Woodman, GoPro

Image source here.

"You have to believe in yourself"


"Even when I was in an orphanage, when I was roaming the streets and couldn't find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world."
- Charlie Chaplin

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Mark Twain smoked 40 cigars per day, and lived to be 74.

Monday, August 4, 2014

on war


"The crueler it is the sooner it'll be over."
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Sunday, August 3, 2014



"The mind knows not what the tongue wants. 'It's a mystery! And a critically important step in understanding our own desires and tastes is to realize that we cannot always explain what we want deep down.'"
- Dr. Howard Moskowitz cited by Malcolm Gladwell

Tis nothing good or bad
But thinking makes it so
- William Shakespeare

Saturday, August 2, 2014