The Curious Autodidact

December 1, 2016

Ursula K. LeGuin

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:42 pm

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Ursula K. Le Guin, author

November 25, 2016

Curiosity According to Ms. Dorothy Parker

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:49 pm

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The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

 –Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

November 17, 2016

Immortality

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:51 pm

Susan Ertz (Mrs J.R. McCrindle), by Bassano Ltd, 2 August 1939 - NPG x27062 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

 

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

–Susan Ertz

November 14, 2016

Will and Ariel Durant

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 10:54 pm

We Americans are the best-informed people on earth as to the events of the last 24 hours; we are not the best informed as to the events of the last 60 centuries.

  • Will and Ariel Durant

November 8, 2016

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross: Finding Peace Wherever You Are

Filed under: helpful hints,women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:58 pm

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There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

November 4, 2016

Edith Wharton on Happiness

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:59 pm

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.

-Edith Warton

October 29, 2016

The Wisdom of Liv Ullman

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:00 pm

If only we could accept that there is no difference between us where human values are concerned. Whatever sex.

Liv Ullman

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

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