Category Archives: Quotes

And Also

“Facebook’s goal of showing people only what they were interested in seeing resulted, within a decade, in the effective end of shared civic reality… Today we mostly consume news that corresponds with our ideological alignment, which has been fine-tuned to make us feel self-righteous and also mad.”  ~Jia Tolentino

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Things Exploded

“You can’t make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up under them.” ~Ray Bradbury, in Fahrenheit 451 And that reminded me of this: I never knew that things explodedI only found it out when I was down upon my kneesLooking for my …

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Never Too Late

“It is never too late to turn on the light. Your ability to break an unhealthy habit or turn off an old tape doesn’t depend on how long it has been running; a shift in perspective doesn’t depend on how long you’ve held on to the old view. When you flip the switch in that …

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Psychedelic Soul

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” ~Marc Johns And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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Neo

“Believe me, I know the original Nazis. I was born in Austria in 1947, shortly after the Second World War, and growing up I was surrounded by broken men. Men who came home from the war filled with shrapnel and guilt, men who were misled into a losing ideology. And I can tell you that …

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No Reason

“If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” ~ Edward Hopper

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the word ‘think’

“In the United States we think we have at our disposal virtually everything– and I emphasize the word ‘think.’ We have big houses and cars, good medical treatment, jets, trains and monorails; we have computers, good communications, many comforts and conveniences. But where have they gotten us? We have an abundance of material things, but …

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No Place to Go

“Grief is just love with no place to go.” ~ Jamie Anderson

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Deserves

“I think twice about who really deserves my energy these days” ~from the blog Vibe Different

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Light

via Draw & Wings

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10Q

Whenever I hear someone do a double thank-you– “Thank you, thank you very much”– I think of Elvis Presley. I don’t know if he actually said it that way, but every Elvis impersonator over the last forty years has.

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Greatest

“Some of the greatest poetry is revealing to the reader the beauty in something that was so simple you had taken it for granted.”  ~Neil Degrasse Tyson

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