Quote of the Day – Gore Vidal on Gossip and History

I was sad to learn of the death of Gore Vidal last night. He was a great deep thinker, always challenged authority, and was an all-around smarty pants. Everybody likes a bit of gossip to some point, as long as it’s gossip with some point to it. That’s why I like history. History is nothing…

Quote of the Day – Washington Irving on the Power of Words

I love the power of words and I try to choose them with great care. I can’t believe i’ve never run across this quote before. So powerful and so truthful. I think this, striking a chord with the reader, is the one thing each writer strives for. If … I can by any lucky chance,…

Quote of the Day – Alfred Stieglitz on Today

Today’s quote is inspired by the World Domination Summit going on in Portland, Oregon. I’m not there but many of my friends are and I’m watching from afar. Seems like such a powerful thing, to live in the moment, and it’s maybe the hardest thing to do. Welcome to Portland WDSers! I have always been…

Quote of the Day – Adrienne Rich on Truth

This is quote a powerful quote when you sit and ponder it. What is truth, well that depends on who is telling it, don’t you think? At any rate, enjoy. 🙂 There is no ‘the truth’, ‘a truth’ — truth is not one thing, or even a system. It is an increasing complexity. The pattern…

Quote of the Day – John Shirley on Weekends

I saw this quote today and thought, “It’s that the truth?” Therefore, it’s today’s quote. 🙂 Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them. – John Shirley

Quote of the Day – Anne Lamott on Obligation

I have a lot of things to do today. I have a list. They’re all chores that need to be done, Oil changed, homework, etc. All these things have a time and place and they’re all obligations, some self-imposed. Still, things that need to be done, so today’s post is on obligation. If something inside…

Quote of the Day – “Anonymous” on Why You Should

There’s always gotta be someone who can’t just leave well enough alone. “This isn’t Mother Teresa” Well fine. Then it’s just some Schmuck who said something wise. I was looking for a quote today on Truth and Honesty. They seem to be big topics in my life this week. From Ellen vs. One Million Moms,…