The Curious Autodidact

August 12, 2018

Emily Dickenson

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:06 pm

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

Emily Dickinson, poet (1830-1886)


July 20, 2018

Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative Mathematics

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:07 pm

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As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics,

I honestly do not know how old I am.

~Erma Bombeck

July 12, 2018

Wisdom of John Locke

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:57 pm

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)

July 8, 2018

The Present Moment

Filed under: helpful hints,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:11 pm

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Life can be found only in the present moment.
The past is gone, the future is not yet here,
and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment,
we cannot be in touch with life.

-Thich Nhat Hanh

July 1, 2018

Ignorance of Ignorance

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:11 pm

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician and philosopher (1861-1947)

Wise Wise Words from Liv Ullman

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:07 pm

I had a life with options

but frequently lives as if I had none.

The sad result of not having exercised my choices

is that the memory of myself is not of the woman I believe I am

                                                                -Liv Ullman


June 25, 2018

On Courage

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:08 pm

It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to stick to it.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799) – Physicist and philosopher

June 10, 2018

Jimi on the Power of Love

Filed under: social justice,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:01 pm

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix, musician, singer, and songwriter (1942-1970)

May 26, 2018


Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:00 pm

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“Copy from one, it’s plagiarism; copy from two, it’s research.”

            – Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

January 20, 2018

Kindness Beauty and Truth

Filed under: environmental ideas,Word Related — Honilima @ 1:28 pm



The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. –Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (14 Mar 1879-1955)

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