Archives for November 2007

Fail Better

“No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Marlene Deitrich

respect

respect‘ means, ‘to give power to’.

Einstein was not a great mathematician

“Einstein was not a great mathematician technically, but he had a deep sense of beauty and a willingness to question conventional wisdom.”
The Myth of Ability
, John Mighton

gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
– G.K. Chesterton, Collected Works

while, wily

Lexicon:
while, wily
– hence; ‘wily’ related to one who can wait ‘a while’.  Being ‘able to wait’ is, perhaps, the first lesson in strategy.  As Rilke put it, “Patience is everything.”

The miniature earth…

The miniature earth…

http://www.miniature-earth.com/

“Nothing justifies our art other than to speak for those who cannot speak.”

“Nothing justifies our art other than to speak for those who cannot speak. This is the cause for which we dedicated our efforts, and the cause that endorsed our voices. We only wished to take it as far as we can, and vowed to release our work as songs of love for, and unity with, the victims of persecution everywhere.”

Marcel Khalifé

Use Music

“Use music when you are lonely, when you want to diffuse tension.
Don’t use music when you have nothing to say.”

Oliver Mtukudzi