The past and future are real illusions…

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.-Buddha (latter half of first millennium BCE) Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.-Bil Keane (1922 – 2011) The distinction between the past, present and future is… Continue reading The past and future are real illusions…

You may end up where you are heading…

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.-Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014) To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.-Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) Be the change you wish to see in the world.-Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948) They always say time changes things, but you… Continue reading You may end up where you are heading…

The first casualty when war comes is truth…

It is not only the living who are killed in war.-Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992) War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.-Gilbert Parker (1862 – 1932) In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.-Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) The direct use of force is… Continue reading The first casualty when war comes is truth…

Every great inspiration is but an experiment…

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.-Tony Robbins (b. 1960) Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.-Christian Nestell Bovee (1820 – 1904) Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.-Vincent van Gogh (1853… Continue reading Every great inspiration is but an experiment…

Facts can obscure truth…

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900 – 1944) Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.-Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed.… Continue reading Facts can obscure truth…