The Curious Autodidact

October 22, 2016

A Life Well Used

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:10 pm


As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, musician, and scientist (1452-1519)

October 15, 2016

Peace: The Wisdom of Mother Teresa

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:12 pm

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Mother Teresa

October 10, 2016

Wisdom of Carl Sandburg

Filed under: helpful hints,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:52 pm

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.
Carl Sandburg

October 1, 2016

Wisdom of Alice Walker

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:17 pm

What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.

Alice Walker, author (b. 1944)

September 22, 2016

Presidents of Today

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 1:09 am

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
~Gracie Allen 

September 15, 2016

Words of a poet, playwright and paratrooper…

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 12:02 am


There are stars whose radiance is visible on Earth though they have long been extinct. There are people whose brilliance continues to light the world though they are no longer among the living. These lights are particularly bright when the night is dark. They light the way for humankind. -Hannah Senesh, poet, playwright, and paratrooper (1921-1944)


September 10, 2016

Words of Wisdom: Tibolt

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:51 pm

The many ways to perceive the world around us


We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.-Frank Tibolt

September 7, 2016

Wisdom of Evan Esar

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:24 pm


Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose.

– Evan Esar (1899-1995)

September 1, 2016

The Wisdom of Women: Maya Angelou

Filed under: helpful hints,women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 12:12 am

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,

but by the moments that take our breath away.”

 –Maya Angelou

August 30, 2016

Women’s Wisdom: Reality… Mostly Over Rated

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:32 pm

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.

-Jane Wagner

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