Bits and Bites

It’s easy to confuse a soulmate with a mirror.

On the jagged edge of the world I’ll roam, and the realm of the wolf shall be my home.

The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

The past is hard to face sometimes. Time moves us ever forward. Consequences remain. Maybe we should all be judged by what we do today.

Favorite Quotations of the Day–Mine and Others

He shows a general disregard for the importance of actually backing up what you say with facts.  

Here’s to those who wish us well and those who don’t can go to hell.

Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead.

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. 

I was sick with love once.  It left with me with enough regret to last for a lifetime. Love makes fools of all of us. But better a fool than never to have loved

More Bits and Bites During the Summer of Covid

More from some of recent books and films…or heard on the street…

 I want death to find me planting my cabbages. Careless of death and still more my unfinished garden. Montaigne

Conventional wisdom is a disease again which a small percentage of humanity has been inoculated.

To be a fundamentalist, you have to have a book. And you have to forget the book has a history.

Nonsense is nonsense, but the study of nonsense–that’s scholarship!                        Gershom Scholem

And you are too slow. A good quality for a lover but a bad quality for a Horseman.     Queen Elizabeth 

On all the flesh that says yes; on the forehead of all of my friends; on every hand held out I write your name.