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Random Quotations

Fri, October  6th, 2006

 In no particular order, and with no intended agenda, some random additions to the quotation collection:  --Steve

It does not require many words to speak the truth.
Chief Joseph (In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat), Nez Perce (1840-1904)

Having him in Iraq was hard enough. When he got hurt, I said, 'well, at least he can come home now, and get better here with us.' But it's this strange thing. He came home, but he's not home at all."
PENNY ELLIOTT, wife of a National Guard sergeant injured in Iraq, New York Times online edition, 25-Oct-2004.

Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
--Buckminster Fuller

Many people hear voices when no-one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing.
-- Meg Chittenden

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
-- Winston Churchill

That the birds of worry and care fly above your head, this you cannot change; but that they build a nest in your hair, this you can prevent.
--Chinese Proverb

If film is a director's medium, and television drama is a writer's medium, reality TV is without question a casting director's medium.
ROBERT J. THOMPSON, Professor of Television and Pop Culture at Syracuse University, NY Times online edition, 28-March-2004.

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
-- Miguel de Cervantes


Never a lip is curved with pain
That can’t be kissed into smiles again.
--Bret Harte

You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard, but it is the only way.
--Barbara Bush


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