Patience has its limits…

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. -John Ruskin (1819 โ€“ 1900) How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? -William Shakespeare (1564 โ€“ 1616) Abused patience turns to fury. -Thomas Fuller (1608 โ€“ 1661) Endurance is patience concentrated. -Thomas Carlyle (1795 โ€“ 1881) To… Continue reading Patience has its limits…

The calendar of fools…

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931 โ€“ 2015) The future starts today, not tomorrow. -Pope John Paul II (1920 โ€“ 2005) It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. -William Shakespeare (1564 โ€“ 1616) If you… Continue reading The calendar of fools…

The best ideas come as jokes…

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. -William Shakespeare (1564 โ€“ 1616) Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. -Marcus Aurelius (121 โ€“ 180) Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself. -Plato (~423 โ€“ ~347 BCE) If… Continue reading The best ideas come as jokes…

Montague, or: Capulet

Blank verse in honor of The Bard O William Shakespeare, wherefore art thou a commoner? Disregard your profession's low esteem. Seven lost years have given rise to myths And conjecture piques curiosity. Social status is but arbitrary: Thou art The Bard, though not a commoner. What's a commoner? It is nor mind nor heart Nor… Continue reading Montague, or: Capulet

What you do, or: Don’t do

โ€˜The Art of Being Humanโ€™ a dโ€™Verse poetics prompt EPIGRAPH: What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable! In action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world. The paragon of animals.… Continue reading What you do, or: Don’t do