QOTD: From Mount Hollywood

From Mount Hollywood, Los Angeles looks rather nice, enveloped in a haze of changing colors. Actually, and in spite of all the healthful sunshine and ocean breezes, it is a bad place — full of old, dying people, who were born old of tired pioneer parents, victims of America — full of curious wild and…

QOTD: The essential purpose…

The essential purpose of astrology … is not so much to tell us what we will meet on our road, as it is to suggest how to meet it — and the basic reason for the meeting. Which quality in us, which type of strength is needed to go through any specific phase of our…

QOTD: the equality of two numbers

If one proves the equality of two numbers a and b by showing first that “a is less than or equal to b” and then “a is greater than or equal to b”, it is unfair, one should instead show that they are really equal by disclosing the inner ground for their equality. – Emmy…

QOTD: the first of all problems

It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe. – Thomas Carlyle   Finding your path is hard. Sometimes, you just need a gentle shove in the right direction.

Quote of the day – Lewis Carroll on laughter and wit

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit. – Lewis Carroll

Quote of the Day – Barbara Holland

“I was getting sick and tired of being lectured by dear friends with their little bottles of water and their regular visits to the gym. All of a sudden, we’ve got this voluntary prohibition that has to do with health and fitness. I’m not really in favor of health and fitness.” – Barbara Holland