Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Category: Quotes

  • Collected Quotes Jan 2017

    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ― Martin Luther King, Jr. There are books, that one has for twenty years without reading them, that one always keeps at hand, that one takes along from…

  • Collected Quotes 2016 Election

    Since the United State presidential election is right around the corner, I have been thinking quite a bit about qualities in the head of the executive branch. Here are some quotes I ran across in dwelling so much. You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn’t that long ago…

  • Collected Quotes 2016-06-30

    Just some more collected quotes. See the quotes tag for more. This one seems particularly applicable during this presidential election year. “History is moving pretty quickly these days, and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.” ― Ian Fleming Miscellaneous others Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and…

  • TED Talk: Star to universe

    My first in person TEDxUGA was last year. I returned again this year. It opened with this spoken word poem to set this year’s theme: Illuminate.

  • Collected Quotes June-August 2014

    On the Internet, nobody knows if you’re a dog… but everybody knows if you’re a jackass. — stevemb

  • Collected Quotes November-December 2013

    My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. I am certain there is too much certainty in the world. — Michael Crichton The men who cannot laugh at themselves frighten me even more than those who laugh at everything. — Anne Perry It always seems impossible until it’s done. —…

  • Collected Quotes September-October 2013

    My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. As long as you seek for something, you will get the shadow of reality and not reality itself. — Shunryu Suzuki I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much…

  • Collected Quotes June-August 2013

    My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. ― Franz Kafka No one can drive us crazy unless we…

  • Collected Quotes Apr-May 2013

    My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are. — Niccolò Machiavelli Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. — Bernard M. Baruch When I was young, I used…