Archive for December 2013


December 31, 2013

Given the choice between the Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge (of Good and Evil), we invariably choose the latter…–me


December 30, 2013

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.–Isaac Asimov


December 29, 2013

The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.–Robert Jackson


December 28, 2013

A closed mouth gathers no flies.–My Left Foot


December 27, 2013

Life is a riddle. Unfortunately, the answer’s not written on the back of anything.


December 26, 2013

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.–Mark Twain


December 25, 2013

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes…and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.–Eleanor Roosevelt


December 24, 2013

For some people every time they drop their toast it falls butter side down, for others it mostly falls butter side up. Some say it’s karma others say it’s God’s will. I don’t find either explanation particularly satisfying. I think some things just are.–me


December 23, 2013

Righteous indignation and moral outrage are both common these days. The problem is that both are oxymorons. No indignation is righteous; no outrage is moral.–me


December 22, 2013

God is in all men (and women), but all men (and women) are not in God; that is why we suffer.–Sri Ramakrishna