My sure-fire way to accomplish little: Try to do do everything. (time-tested and enduring)
“Democracy is the worst form of government there is, except all the others.” -Winston Churchill
A particularly disturbing form of intellectual dishonesty is to pretend that I do not know what I actually know because of what it asks of me.
“I always wanted to be somebody. I see now I should have been more specific.” -Lily Tomlin
Spent a sunny afternoon with Thomas Merton at his hermitage in the Kentucky woods. He let silence do the talking.
In stillness a world emerges to which the only response is love.
“If I were called in to construct a religion, I would make use of water.” Philip Larkin
“Old men ought to be explorers….still and still moving, into another intensity.” T.S.Elliot
”Instructions for living. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” -Mary Oliver
Reaching for the light at dusk.