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Sunday, December 31, 2017

No matter where you go, there you are.



"There is something to be learned from a rainstorm. When meeting with a sudden shower, you try not to get wet and run quickly along the road. By doing such things as passing under the eaves of houses, you still get wet. When you are resolved from the beginning, you will not be perplexed, though you will still get the same soaking..."



Sunday, September 25, 2016

Whiskey Triggered Friskey


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Monday, December 14, 2015

Kismet







"The dews drop slowly and dreams gather; unknown spears
 Suddenly hurtle before my dream-awakened eyes,
 And then the clash of fallen horsemen and the cries
 Of unknown perishing armies beat about my ears..."

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Friday, January 24, 2014

And so each venture Is a new beginning...


"The mushroom said to me once; it said this is what it's like, when a species prepares to depart for the stars. You don't depart for the stars under calm and orderly conditions, it's a fire in a madhouse; and that's what we have... the fire in the madhouse at the end of time."

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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Terminalia



True happiness is to be forgotten and to have the chance to start over again.

Lenín Moreno



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Sunday, July 17, 2011

The world turns.

"I demanded a realm in which I should be both master and slave at the same time: the world of art is the only such realm. I entered it without any apparent talent, a thorough novice, incapable, awkward, tongue-tied, almost paralyzed by fear and apprehensiveness. I had to lay one brick on another, set millions of words to paper before writing one real, authentic word dragged up from my own guts. The facility of speech which I possessed was a handicap; I had all the vices of the educated man. I had to learn to think, feel and see in a totally new fashion, in an uneducated way, in my own way, which is the hardest thing in the world. I had to throw myself into the current, knowing that I would probably sink..."

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Eight by the way of two



Voltaire (on his death bed, when asked by a priest to renounce Shaitan) said:
"Now now, dear man, this is not the time to be making enemies."

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