Quotation – August 30, 2017

Whoever dreamed up Scrabble had an exaggerated idea of how many seven-letter words have five i’s.

Robert Brault

KAIKU

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Quotation – August 29, 2017

Carlyle said “a lie cannot live.”
It shows that he did not know how to tell them.

Mark Twain

AN ALIEN PERSPECTIVE

Quotation – August 27, 2017

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

ALIEN INNKEEPER

Quotation – August 23, 2017

“… Each nugget of information was fascinating. The world was full of newfound marvels and he wanted to share the excitement with everybody. They all did. They had a certain sense. It wasn’t a sense of ennui or cynicism. It was…
A sense of wonder.
That was it. A sense of wonder, in the fine old original meaning of the word. They wondered at their world. Because when you did that, everything was wonder-full.

Fallen Angels, p.137
Niven, Pournelle and Flynn

Quotation – August 21, 2017

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

ALIEN INNKEEPER

Quotation – August 20, 2017

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and look like work.

Thomas Edison

Quotation – August 19, 2017

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.

Anais Nin

Peony

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