“The public is composed of numerous groups whose cry to us writers is: ‘Comfort me.’ ‘Amuse me.’ ‘Touch my sympathies.’ ‘Make me sad.’ ‘Make me dream.’ ‘Make me laugh.’ ‘Make me shiver.’ ‘Make me weep.’ ‘Make me think.'” – Guy de Maupassant

Posted on March 26th 2013 in Fiction

‎”If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.” – Virginia Woolf

Posted on March 19th 2013 in Ethics, Fiction

“My painting is visible images which conceal nothing. They evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question, ‘What does it mean?’ It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.”

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René Magritte

Posted on March 15th 2013 in Art, Ethics

“I dreamt that I was a butterfly, flying around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?” – Chuang Tsu

Posted on March 12th 2013 in Uncategorized

“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw.

Posted on March 5th 2013 in Ethics