I look up at the sky…

IMAGE: I look up at the sky as I walk in sadness, / So that the tears will not fall from my eyes. // Remembering those happy spring days, / And I am all alone tonight. //

I look up at the sky as I walk in sadness, / So that the tears will not fall from my eyes. // Remembering those happy spring days, / And I am all alone tonight. // – Sukiyaki (song): Lyrics… More »

Ignorance…

IMAGE: Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle-headedness -- and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all. That is what I was at nineteen and twenty.

Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle-headedness — and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all. That is what I was at nineteen and twenty. – Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) “Letter to Jacob H. Burrough, 1… More »

It is the first step…

IMAGE: It is the first step that is troublesome [difficult]. [The first step is always the hardest.]

It is the first step that is troublesome [difficult]. [The first step is always the hardest.] (Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

You can’t please…

IMAGE: You can't please everyone [all men]. [It is hard to please all parties.] / One cannot be in two places at once.

You can’t please everyone [all men]. [It is hard to please all parties.] / One cannot be in two places at once. (Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

If you have charm…

IMAGE: If you have charm, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't matter what else you have.

If you have charm, you don’t need to have anything else; and if you don’t have it, it doesn’t matter what else you have. – James Matthew Barrie [J. M. Barrie] (1860 – 1937) (Image by StockSnap from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech… More »

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