“A great example of how ridiculous things are is ‘Texas Hold ‘Em.’ We invented the game and we can’t even play it here. Everyone else is getting rich off a game we invented.”
– Kinky Friedman (Potential Independent Candidate for Texas Gubenatorial Race ’06)
“All my lies are always wishes”
Jeff Tweedy – Ashes of american flags
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
– John Adams
If you develop an ear for sounds that are musical it is like developing an ego. You begin to refuse sounds that are not musical and that way cut yourself off from a good deal of experience.
– John Cage
“We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.”
– Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
– Baruch Spinoza
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
– Martin Luther
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
– Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Conclusion, 1854
Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.
– Walt Whitman