January 15, 2004:|
"No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction."
-- Samuel Butler, writer (1835-1902)
September 15, 2003:
May 11, 2003:
February 20, 2003:
Prior to 2003
"Have you never observed what an irresistible and invincible thing is spirit, the presence of which makes every soul in the face of everything fearless and unconquerable?"
"When life hands you a lemon, say 'Oh yeah, I like lemons. What else ya got?'"
"They called me mad, and I called them mad, and damn them, they outvoted me."
"In truth everything and everyone / Is a shadow of the Beloved, / And our seeking is His seeking / And our words are His words... / We search for Him here and there, / while looking right at Him. / Sitting by His side, we ask: / 'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
"Many people hear voices when no-one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing."