September 26, 2012


Benjamin Franklin Acquires Electricity, via 22words

Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions.

He wrote to tell me about Krishnamurti, a spiritual leader who died in 1986. Krishnamurti was once asked what is the most appropriate thing to say to a friend who was about to die. He answered 'Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.
Randy Pausch

But superstition, like belief, must die,
And what remains when disbelief has gone?
Grass, weedy pavement, brambles, buttress, sky,
Philip Larkin, from "Church Going"

People with the best self-control aren't the ones who use it all day long. They're the people who structure their lives so they conserve it.