April 18th, 2006

Random wisdom, humor, whutevah

Boundary, n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of another.
— Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
— Mark Twain

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
— Sigmund Freud

Just as the highest and the lowest notes are equally inaudible, so perhaps, is the greatest sense and the greatest nonsense equally unintelligible.
- Allan Watts

Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn't more complicated that that. It is opening to or recieving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.
- Sylvia Boorstein

Do not speak - unless it improves on silence. (I could use that advice)
- Anonymous

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes, it obstructs your vision.
- Hsi-Tang

Allright, enough of that.
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