Wednesday, December 17, 2008

journal 27 2008

Family values are a little like family vacations -— subject to changeable weather and remembered more fondly with the passage of time. Though it rained all week at the beach, it’s often the momentary rainbows that we remember.

LESLIE DREYFOUS, New York Times, Oct. 25, 1992

Monday, December 15, 2008

JOurnal 26 2008

I don't believe ... that history repeats itself. There is no cycle. History is permanently doing the same thing. Sometimes we don't notice what's going on, that's all--and sometimes we have no choice but to see.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

JOurnal 25 2008

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

GEORGE SANTAYANA, The Life of Reason

Thursday, December 04, 2008

journal 24 2008

The truth is, everybody I've ever met who's successful is a workaholic.

ICE-T, Men's Health, Dec. 2005

Monday, December 01, 2008

JOurnal 23 2008

Today we define success by publicity and bank accounts. But that's not really success at all. Don't believe the hype. Success is ephemeral. You have to define it yourself.

ephemeral-1.lasting one day only. 2. Lasting a very short time

CHRIS NOTH, Men's Health, Dec. 2005