Loving the Chambered Nautilus to Death →
On this day in 2002, Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash. I can’t help but think that he’d be out on the lines with the OCCUPY! demonstrators. A true liberal lion, who is deeply missed.
The hapless nymph with wonder saw: A whisker first and then a claw, With...– Thomas Gray, “Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes” (1747)
I hate books. They only teach one to talk about what one does not know.– Jean Jacques Rousseau. Emile, or On Education (1762)
As if God did make Creatures for Mans meat, And gave them Life and Sense for...– Margaret Cavendish, “The Hunting of the Hare”, Poems, and phancies (1664)
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his...– Abraham Lincoln, letter to Henry L. Pierce and others on April 6, 1859. (via Chris Stedman on HuffPo.)
If you don’t find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire...– Sears, Roebuck & Co., Consumer Guide, ca. 1900 (via Ana K.)
ohrenoir: LYKKE LI — UNCHAINED MELODY
Occupy Wall Street Library →
I think it’s fantastic that one of the first things the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators did was establish a free library.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life....– Steve Jobs, 1955-2011