Today's Quote

Everything terrible is something that needs our love.

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926)

Past Quotes


I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years.

Robert F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days," by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
February 23

The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)
February 22

Then there was LSD, which was supposed to make you think you could fly. I remember it made you think you couldn't stand up, and mostly it was right.

PJ O'Rourke
February 21

I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.

Tim Burton, Burton On Burton
February 20

Trust not him that has once broken faith.

William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III, Act IV, sc. 4
February 19

Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)
February 18

Entropy is the normal state of consciousness - a condition that is neither useful nor enjoyable.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, 1990
February 17

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly I can!" - and get busy and find out how to do it.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)
February 16

I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.

Johnny Carson (1925 - 2005)
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