QOTD: If dogs could talk…

If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people. — Josef Capek It’s true. I think one of the main reasons we like dogs, as they’re deep listeners and they love without judgement.

QOTD: We run…

We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves. The more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom. No one can say, ‘You must not run faster than this, or…

QOTD: Our sun is one …

Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of the billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living things within that enormous immensity. — Wernher von Braun Well, if you put it that way… I…

QOTD: Human beings…

Human beings are unable to be honest with themselves about themselves. They cannot talk about themselves without embellishing. This script portrays such human beings — the kind who cannot survive without lies to make them feel they are better people than they really are. – Akira Kurosawa An interesting quote. What would happen if humans…

QOTD: I love playing …

I love playing bitches. There’s a lot of bitch in every woman — a lot in every man. — Joan Crawford I think this is ultimately true. Sometimes you have to be the bitch. 

Photo: Clear Sailing

So beautiful. I would love to take a vacation right now, instead… This will have to do. Crystal Blue Persuasions…  

QOTD: Envy, jealousy,…

Envy, jealousy, ambition, any kind of greed are passions; love is an action, the practice of human power, which can be practiced only in freedom and never as a result of compulsion. – Erich Fromm So. Should you follow you passions, or take action? 

Photo: Wall of Glass

This is from a church in the Seattle area. Seen from the I-5 freeway, I had no idea which church it was. Luckily, I had a friend who could show me the way.

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…