“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”
Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.
– C.S. Lewis
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
– Albert Schweitzer
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands, and goes to work.
- Maria Popova: Ironic Serif: A Brief History of Typographic Snark and the Failed Crusade for an Irony Mark: Noted (delong.typepad.com)
- Maria Popova – Brain Pickings (raygunlab.com)
- How to Read Like a Writer (eddzioblog.wordpress.com)
- Maria Popova’s Literary Jukebox Post Today (Combinatorial Creativity) (hakariconstant.wordpress.com)
“Above all remember that the meaning of life is to live life as it if were a work of art.”
Quote: “Big business is not dangerous because it is big, but because its bigness is an unwholesome inflation created by privileges and exemptions which it ought not to enjoy.” — Woodrow Wilson, 1912