Monday, 31 May 2010

To invent ....

To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas Edison

Sunday, 30 May 2010

Knowledge comes ....

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Saturday, 29 May 2010

A banker ....

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is
shining, but wants it back again the minute it begins to rain.
Mark Twain

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

In summer ...

In summer, the song sings itself.
William Carlos Williams

Monday, 24 May 2010

Life is like sailing

Life is like sailing.  You can use any wind to go in any direction.
Robert Brault

Sunday, 23 May 2010

What a strange illusion ...

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
Leo Tolstoy

Monday, 17 May 2010

Poetry of the earth ...

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
John Keats

Saturday, 15 May 2010

Life is about ...

Life is about using the whole box of crayons.
Ru Paul

Friday, 14 May 2010

Do not go ...

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where
there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Travel ....

Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.
Paul Theroux

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

A building has integrity ...

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
Ayn Rand

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

The sparrow is sorry for the peacock ...

The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of his tail.
Rabindranath Tangore

Monday, 10 May 2010

Castles in the air ....

Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in -
and so easy to build too.
Heinrich Ibsen

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Childhood is measured ...

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights,
before the dark hour of reason grows.
John Betjeman

Friday, 7 May 2010

Silence ...

Silence is more musical than any song.
Christina Rosetti

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Never miss a rainbow ...

May I never miss a sunset or a rainbow because I'm looking down.
Sara June Parker

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

It's not whether ...

It's not whether you get knocked down,
it's whether you get up.
Vincent Thomas Lombardi

Monday, 3 May 2010

Objects ...

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained;
most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
Herbert Spencer

Saturday, 1 May 2010

World's favourite season ...

The world's favourite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.
Edwin Way Teale