“Knowledge must be pursued for its own sake, as part of the human adventure.” - Paul Goodman
I always think about different directions I can take this blog. The first criteria I have is to find personal interest in the topic. Of course, the end goal is for my pieces to resonate with readers; but my best work, and the work I enjoy writing the most, is from content I am fascinated … Continue reading “No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety” – Publilius Syrus
“Is not the poet bound to write his own biography? Is there any other work for him but a good journal? We do not wish to know how his imaginary hero, but how he, the actual hero, lived from day to day.” — Henry David Thoreau
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” - Albert Camus.
“The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.” - Ulysses S. Grant I am writing this in reverse chronological order. I took a trip to Japan two weeks ago and have … Continue reading On Recent Travel, Reading, and War
"Syrup on shit doesn't make it a pancake" - Aaron Draplin I wrote this post several days ago and meant to have it published Sunday. I spent 4 extra days thinking about what quote I wanted to start with - here I am Wednesday having made no progress. Later on, you will see I recently … Continue reading My Brand!
"If you are conscious to yourself that you possess more knowledge upon some subjects than others of your standing, reflect that you have had greater opportunities of seeing the world, and obtaining a knowledge of mankind than any of your contemporaries. That you have never wanted a book but it has been supplied to you, … Continue reading Swords, Hope, and Coffee…kinda
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair! Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy
“Ballast is what I want. I totter with every breeze” - John Adams I came across this quote from John Adams in his biography written by David McCullough. While I don't have all that much in common with the founding father - one of the most influential men in American history - (despite the devilishly good looks) … Continue reading CHANGES