Tuesday, October 18, 2011


Because a child doesn't understand a chain of reasoning,
should adults give up being rational?
If reasonable people don't feel the presence of love
within the universe, that doesn't mean it's not there.
- Rumi

Yet afterwards I doubted whether driftwood has the right to say "I win" when the tide throws it on to the beach it seeks.
- Che (from The Motorcycle Diaries)

Leave your country in search of loftiness and travel. For in travel there are five benefits: relief of adversity, earning of livelihood, knowledge, etiquette, and noble companionship.
- Imam Al Shafi

Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.
- H.D. Thoreau

Do not speak unless you can improve the silence.
- Proverb

(Did I improve your silence?)

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