“For all evils there are two remedies – time and silence.” — Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo)
Buddhist definition of human suffering: clinging to that which changes.
“There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.” — Victor Hugo (Les Miserables)
“Only that which is absent can be imagined.” — Marcel Proust
“Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.” — Brooks Atkinson
“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.” — Mark Twain (Life on the Mississippi)
“martha was a good pirate and an even better cat and she will be missed.” — fan of Abbie
So. In 2006, I am going to be a pirate. A good one. And I don’t need God’s or anyone else’s permission. 🙂