Sunday, September 28, 2008

"Ah, yes, Voltaire!" Or: The Long, Strange Week That Was

Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand.

The safest course 
is to do nothing against one's conscience. 
With this secret, we can enjoy life 
and have no fear from death.

'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said 
in a rather scornful tone, 'it means just 
what I choose
 it to mean - neither more nor less.' 

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. 
In your soul are infinitely precious things 
that cannot be taken from you.

Lately it occurs to me: What a long, strange trip it's been.