Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Nina Fitzpatrick Quotation

We are born with a destiny.
The destiny is bliss,
absolute, sensuous, blissful,
carnal knowledge of the universe,
fleshly union with all things.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Kahlil Gibran Quotation

Forget not that the earth delights
to feel your bare feet
and the winds long to play
with your hair.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Thomas Stearns Eliot Quotation

We shall not cease from exploration,
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Herbert Spencer Quotation

The truth is that those who have never entered
upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry
by which they are surrounded.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Henry David Thoreau Quotation

It is a surprising and memorable,
as well as valuable experience,

to be lost in the woods any time. Not till we are lost,
in other words not till we have lost the world,
do we begin to find ourselves, and realize where we are
and the infinite extent of our relations.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

E. Michel Cioran Quotation

What would be left of our tragedies
if a literate insect were to present us his?

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Dhammapada Quotation

Few among men cross over to the further shore;
the multitudes who remain run to and fro on this shore.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Heinz R. Pagels Quotation

[On the origin of the universe]
There was emptiness more profound
than the void between the stars,
for which there was no here and there
and before and after,
and yet out of that void
the entire plenum of existence sprang forth.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Claude Monet Quotation

… to see we must forget
the name of the thing we are looking at.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

English Proverb

The fall of a leaf is a whisper to the living.

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Hilaire Belloc Quotation

I have wandered all my life,
and I have also traveled;
the difference between the two being this,
that we wander for distraction,
but we travel for fulfillment.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Ilya Prigogine and Isabella Stengers Quotation

... Newton's law, a single mathematical formula
corresponding to an eternal truth
unfolding toward a tautological future.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Ranier Maria Rilke Quotation

The necessary thing is great, inner solitude.
What goes on inwardly is worthy of your love.