Saturday, January 06, 2007

Quotes of Note


"The butterfly counts not years but moments and has time enough".

Rabindranath Tagore, poet, philosopher, author, songwriter, painter, educator, composer, Nobel laureate (1861-1941)

(Yes, I know it's a Luna moth)

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And here is a very good one....pay attention:

"It seems fitting that someone with the same name as Rome's founder, Romulous, presided over the empire's end. (Imagine if America's demise were to occur under a president named George.)"

Cullen Murphy in "The Road from Ravenna", an article in the September 2006 issue of The Atlantic Monthly.

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Want to chuckle a little? go here:

http://www.thewvsr.com/eharmony.htm




13 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hello, Michele sent me!

Cheers and Happy New Year

Anonymous said...

That quote, along with the abnormally warm weather, has put me into an apocolyptic frenzy. Excuse me while I hoard canned goods and make an aluminum foil had to ward off the alien invaders.

Anonymous said...

Happy weekend Kenju!

Nobody sent me. I just come here unannounced. Sorry.

Anonymous said...

Have you read The Prodigal Summer? The Luna Moth, as beautiful as Barbara Kingsolver described it. The story is set in Appalachia...I read and listened to the author read it; it is a wonderful story. You are so creative...in your floral arrangement as well as your posts.

YellowRose said...

Beautiful quote!! Thanks for visiting me tonight!! Good to see an old friend!

David said...

dare I follow your link for a chuckle...? oh what the heck!
here from michele land

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous butterfly and inspiring quotes!

Michele says hi.

Seamus said...

Love that first quote! :)

Anonymous said...

Re: your link: who wouldn't want a “slim weist”? Haha...

Raggedy said...

Great quote.
The chuckle was a whoot!
yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!
Have a wonderful day!
*^_^
(=':'=) hugs
(")_ (")Š from
the Cool Raggedy one

Anonymous said...

A good laugh for starting the New Year! Best wishes to you in 2007.

David said...

do you think that note got results?? scarily, it might.

Anonymous said...

Tagore also wrote: The meaning of our self is not to be found in its separateness from God and others, but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union.

Have a great Sunday evening, Judy!