Quotations

You Cannot Give Me Too Much Work Chris Webster Mon, 2015/02/16 - 07:05

It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.

Throw The Lumber Over, Man! Chris Webster Thu, 2015/02/05 - 08:15
Throw the lumber over, man! Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need...
The Ultimate Purpose Chris Webster Sun, 2014/12/14 - 08:09

A bee settling on a flower has stung a child. And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people. A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.

A Constantly Repeated Fraud Chris Webster Sun, 2014/10/26 - 07:54

At the edge of the road stood an oak. Probably ten times the age of the birches that formed the forest, it was ten times as thick and twice as tall as they.

In Comparison With Eternity Chris Webster Fri, 2014/09/26 - 07:44

"Louis XVI was executed because they said he was dishonorable and a criminal," came into Pierre's head, "and from their point of view they were right, as were those too who canonized him and died a martyr's death for his sake.

Give Me Truth Chris Webster Sun, 2014/04/20 - 06:38

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.

Life Near the Bone Chris Webster Sun, 2014/04/20 - 06:32

However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise. Love your life, poor as it is.