2 September 2011

September 2011 Musings

30 September: everything is collage - everything is layers ...  - or perhaps 

everything you are today is a collage of yesterdays

28 September: (my half birthday) Denial is just a river in Egypt.

27 September: Freedom is like oxygen; you don't notice it, hardly at all, until someone tries to take it from you. (from The Boston Strangler.)

24 September: Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. (Scott Adams)

23 September: (Fi's 'big' birthday) "I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know."(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

20 September: Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.  (John Lennon)

19 September: If life hands you lemons, make lemonade (I don't know who said it but it's good!)

17 September:  When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. (Helen Keller)

15 September: If at first you don't succeed, call it Version No 1.0.

14 September: Would a fly without wings be called a walk?

12 September: Creativity is that which is yet to be done.  (Robert John Boslerhttp://rjbosler.com/)

9 September: (Agatha Christie week here in Torbay) Words, mademoiselle, are only the outer clothing of ideas. (Hurcule Poirot in The ABC Murders)

7 September: "When I let go of what I am, I become what I 
might be" ~ Lao Tzu

L6 September: According to Oscar Wilde  "Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

5 September: Youth is wasted on the young. (Something I heard many years ago and didn't understand)
Not in any way related to the text here but an interesting photograph- back of Grockle Alley, just near the Bowling Club

4 SeptemberWe often repent the good we have done as well as the ill.  (William Hazlitt)

3 September: Among creatures born into chaos, a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane. (Robert Brault)

2 September: It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you. (Dick Cheney)

1 September: There are no dumb questions - only dumb answers.

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