"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits"
Mary, as a person who suffered from strong depression for years (much happier now), you're quote several pages back from william gibson has me laughing and laughing. Never thought of it that way. Thanks!
I love Catherine Aird!
'If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning’
' Live fast....keep going'
These two go together, I think:
"Every child begins the world again."
—Walden, Henry David Thoreau
Don't play what's there, play what's not there.
"We could take a walk. The pier's longer than it seems." ~ Avett Bros
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Do not go where the path may lead,
go instead where there is no path and
leave a trail."
..that's a beauty.
Now here is something much more frivolous
'When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you'.
Nora Ephron (RIP)
"I mean, after all; you have to consider we're only made out of dust. That's admittedly not much to go on and we shouldn't forget that. But even considering, I mean it's a sort of bad beginning, we're not doing too bad. So, I personally have faith that even in this lousy situation we're faced with we can make it. You get me?"
-Philip K. Dick, preamble to "The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch"