I wonder why people…

IMAGE: I wonder why people are so lethargic and inconsistent. To say that the world is boring means that they who say so are boring.

I wonder why people are so lethargic and inconsistent. To say that the world is boring means that they who say so are boring. – Taro Okamoto [Okamoto Tarō] (1911 – 1996): The Eyes of Taro Okamoto (translation by Okamoto… More »

It is commonly said…

IMAGE: It is commonly said that some people stand at the crossroads in their lives, but that is not accurate. In truth, everyone is always standing at a fork in the path in their life. Should they go this way or that way? They have to choose one way or the other. They lose the way.

It is commonly said that some people stand at the crossroads in their lives, but that is not accurate. In truth, everyone is always standing at a fork in the path in their life. Should they go this way or… More »

Misfortunes never come…

IMAGE: Misfortunes never come singly. [Misfortunes seldom come singly.] / One misfortune rides upon another's back. / It never rains but it pours.

Misfortunes never come singly. [Misfortunes seldom come singly.] / One misfortune rides upon another’s back. / It never rains but it pours. More »

I confess myself to…

IMAGE: I confess myself to be a great admirer of tradition. The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward.

I confess myself to be a great admirer of tradition. The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward. – Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer-) Churchill (1874 – 1965) / (speech to the Royal College of Physicians, 2… More »

If we had no winter…

IMAGE: If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672) (Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound… More »

It surprises me how…

IMAGE: It surprises me how disinterested we are today about things like physics, space, the universe and philosophy of our existence, our purpose, our final destination. It's a crazy world out there. Be curious.

It surprises me how disinterested we are today about things like physics, space, the universe and philosophy of our existence, our purpose, our final destination. It’s a crazy world out there. Be curious. – Stephen (William) Hawking (1942 – 2018)… More »

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