What a nice little dog. And you, my dear, what an unexpected pleasure. It's so kind of you to want to visit me in my loneliness. ...







What a nice little dog. And you, my dear, what an unexpected pleasure. It's so kind of you to want to visit me in my loneliness.

- Wicked Witch of the West, Wizard of Oz

Nature and silence go better together - Astrid Alauda





Nature and silence go better together

- Astrid Alauda

Two-legged creatures we are supposed to love as we love ourselves. The four-legged, also, can come to seem pretty important. But six...







Two-legged creatures we are supposed to love as we love ourselves. The four-legged, also, can come to seem pretty important. But six legs are too many from the human standpoint.

- Joseph W. Krutch

The artist is a receptacle for the emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, fro...






The artist is a receptacle for the emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

- Pablo Picasso

Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz




Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.

- Stanley Horowitz

I've been looking at the iPod- the Apple iPod. One of the interesting things about the iPod, one of the things that people love mos...






I've been looking at the iPod- the Apple iPod. One of the interesting things about the iPod, one of the things that people love most about it is not the technology; it's the box it comes in.

- Donald Norman, American educator

The most common format of music on an iPod is "stolen." - Steve Ballmer, American businessman




The most common format of music on an iPod is "stolen."

- Steve Ballmer, American businessman

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. - Bertold Brecht







Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.

- Bertold Brecht

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. - Friedrich Nietzsche








In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark, serves diverse audiences in Connecticut and beyond as a welcoming place for learning, re...




Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark, serves diverse audiences in Connecticut and beyond as a welcoming place for learning, reflection and enjoyment...

- Hill-Stead Museum Mission

We collect things not just for their monetary value, but also because they tell the story of who we are. - Louisa Jaggar




We collect things not just for their monetary value, but also because they tell the story of who we are.

- Louisa Jaggar

A faith of convenience is a hollow faith. - M*A*S*H, Father Mulcahy, "A Holy Mess," 1982






A faith of convenience is a hollow faith.

- M*A*S*H, Father Mulcahy, "A Holy Mess," 1982

When you're alone And life is making you lonely, You can always go downtown When you've got worries, All the noise and the hurry S...



When you're alone
And life is making you lonely,
You can always go downtown
When you've got worries,
All the noise and the hurry
Seems to help, I know, downtown

- Petula Clark, "Downtown"

When they had brought them outside, one said, "Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the valley; ...



When they had brought them outside, one said, "Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the valley; escape to the mountains, or you will be swept away."

- 19:17 Genisus (Sodom and Gomorrah) - Bible

It is no use to grumble and complain; It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, ...






It is no use to grumble and complain;
It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice;
When God sorts out the weather and sends rain -
Why, rain's my choice.

- James Whitcomb Riley

Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life. - Michael Leboeuf ...






Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.

- Michael Leboeuf

I love the sweet smell of dawn - our unique daily opportunity to smell time, to smell opportunity - each morning being, a new beginning. ...



I love the sweet smell of dawn -
our unique daily opportunity to smell time,
to smell opportunity -
each morning being, a new beginning.

- Terri Guillemets

Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. - C.P. Snow...







Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.

- C.P. Snow, New York Times, 15 March 1971

I never question what to do, it tells me what to do. The photographs make themselves with my help. - Ruth Bernhard




I never question what to do, it tells me what to do. The photographs make themselves with my help.

- Ruth Bernhard

College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture. - Elbert Hubbard





College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.

- Elbert Hubbard

We have to get jobs to support ourselves. We can't sit around for six months like it's vacation. - Shannon Miller





We have to get jobs to support ourselves. We can't sit around for six months like it's vacation.

- Shannon Miller

Boss: "You got your hair cut on company time." Susie: "It grew on company time." Boss: "Not all that hair.&qu...





Boss: "You got your hair cut on company time."

Susie: "It grew on company time."

Boss: "Not all that hair."

Susie: "I didn't get it all cut.

- Barber Joke

The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, one sometimes forgets which. - James Matthe...




The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, one sometimes forgets which.

- James Matthew Barrie

At first I took snapshots but now I take photographs. - David R Fishburn





At first I took snapshots but now I take photographs.

- David R Fishburn

Feed me! Feed me! Feed me! Feed me, Seymour - Audrey II, "Little Shop of Horrors"




Feed me! Feed me! Feed me!
Feed me, Seymour

- Audrey II, "Little Shop of Horrors"