As a child, I always enjoyed building forts by stringing up bed sheets and clothes. I continue to be inspired by makeshift structures, including my own kids' forts and temporary architecture of all sorts.
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Author: Janet Echelman
I started with CB radio, ham radio, and eventually went into computers. And I was just fascinated wi
A young hero is the world's greatest attraction.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Ab Americo Inventore ...quasi Americi terram sive AmericamFrom Amerigo the discoverer ...as if it we
If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
The young are adept at learning, but even more adept at avoiding it.
P. J. O'Rourke
I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted
Everybody knows that love is better than hate, and peace is better than war.
Violence is an evil thing, but when the guns are all in the hands of the men without respect for hum
Graduating from college doesn't mean you're smart, said Mike Mussina who graduated from Stanford in
My wife's a lot younger than me ... thirty years difference . . . You should never marry a woman a l
Grandma sees these things when she talks about them and gestures with her hands like she's painting
Heidi W. Durrow
I would slay myself on the altar of boredom if given the chance.
I travel a lot, but I don't come away with new inspiration.
Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International Hou
There was a little girl And she had a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead When she wa
We don't fall in love with people because they're good people. We fall in love with people whose dar
C. JoyBell C.
Cuz how do you know yer alive if you don't hurt?
You’re a grown woman, and a clever one. I believe you understand the situation. And I’m going to tru
I love the start of autumn when the trees in my garden change the colour of their leaves in one last
For most people life is not a fairy tale, it is an adventure.
Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed.
George S. Patton
I didn't have any expectations of what my family life would end up being like. But I've been very bl
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick the Great
There is much that I remember but which is painful to dwell on. I see no need to write about these t
For me the experience of writing is really an experience of losing control.… I think it’s very much
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to
Style is the shape the ideal takes, rhythm, its movement.
Maybe sheetrocking wasn't one of Sully's favorite jobs, but like most physical labor, there was a rh
I don't even know what a room without books looks like.
Love The Stacks Bookstore
You must remember this feeling, Jon.The feeling of being happy. It doesn't happen often but when it
Much sheer effort goes into avoiding the truth left to itself it sweeps in like the tide.
Faith is a dynamic and ever-changing process, not some fixed body of truth that exists outside our w
He didn’t see a man with hopes and dreams, with disappointments and accomplishments. All he saw in f
A free press doesn't mean it's not a tame press.
Why do you give way to your ego and pride. Where does it stand in the ocean of time.
May you see great visions.
I will look at you in the darkness of the night, where there are no colours to fill my eyes and wher
Think like a Fox, but don't Behave like one!
Your children should not have to act appropriately so that you can feel like a valuable person. It i
Human suffering is caused mainly by ideas, emotions, and thoughts which are the handiwork of the hum
It’s not so much where I want you,Sophie, as it is how. Nothing tastes quite like a woman, and no wo
Resistance carves you into strength.
Some women's arms are placed of exile
Make A Differe…
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more t
William Arthur Ward
A Room With A …
She stopped and leant her elbows against the parapet of the embankment. He did likewise. There is at
I would say Pittsburgh softly each time before throwing him up. Whisper Pittsburgh with my mouth aga
I thought speakers didn't believe in sin," said a sullen boy.Andrew smiled. "You believe in sin, Sty
Orson Scott Card
The way in which the twists were entangled to knot up the mind-speech-body and the innate nature (re
Many nights I watch the sun set. Many nights I watch the moon. They fascinate me. They’re the only t
I tried not to think of all the horror movies featuring this exact scenario, soon to be followed by
As we’ve already mentioned, the main premise of the worrier is that things are uniformly dangerous.
Robert L. Leahy
The vision is always for the appointed time.
I would never see him again. But as I watched the tunnel race before my eyes, I was certain of one t
I hate the gym, so I try to diversify my workouts with swimming and basketball. Indoors, it's less b
It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Whatever you do, put all your soul, your spirit and your strength into it.
To see what is right and not do it is want of courage.
Day and night. Give and take. But never to die. Each have their time.
Let a man accept his destiny. No pity and no tears.
Grant not my prayers, when they are contrary to Thy will, which at all times must be the best. Oh, h
Hans Christian Andersen
Immediately after his re-election [Cameron] announced: “For too long we have been a passively tolera
Effort is the unconstrained willingness to persevere through difficulty.
The really magical things are the ones that happen right in front of you. A lot of the time you keep
A mind with questions is a mind open to understanding.
My experience has been in a short 77 years that in the end when you fight for a desperate cause and
Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves, O flakes of snow, For which, through naked trees, the winds A-mo
John B. Tabb
I fear I have praised you too much too soon. Will I lose you in your shame of believing that you can
The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there's plenty of anger left.
If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.
Socialists ignore the side of man that is the spirit. They can provide you shelter, fill your belly
My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever mak
Never lose sleep over someone who is not worth staying awake for.
Everything Is In the World Is Interesting . If You See From Your Deep Level only From The Present
While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have now passed the worst, and wit
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not th
No popularity exists when tragedy strikes. All that's left are human hearts and love and ache. We al
Maya Van Wagenen
Before one day, which will mean the day before today, I just played chess with a friend the strategi
Beauty is harsh.
Optimism unaccompanied by personal effort is merely a state of mind and not fruitful.
Edward L. Curtis
I was a very self-righteous 15-25 year old. Anyway, I wake up every morning and thank God I'm not a
A man who has decided upon self-destruction is far removed from mundane affairs, and to sit down and
Librarians save lives: by handing the right book, at the right time, to a kid in need
One day you will wake up, you will see with clear sight all that has held you back; you will feel li
If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of b
Lee Kuan Yew
They're animals, all right. But why are you so goddam sure that makes us human beings?
If you live long enough, you see the same eyes in different people
Mackenzie flinched. Struggling to breathe, she stood up and walked over to the table.
Every one of us has been called to be an actor in the drama of life and everyone has a role to play
Good God! how should the mitral valves prevent the regurgitation of air and not of blood?
Why is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?""Becaus
But “almost done” is not done!
Meaning Of Life
At times, he admitted, he had been very happy in the apple business. He knew what Larch would have t
Juicero is the first company to make cold-pressed juice something that people can make themselves at
Life is to short, if one day is peace in the week, why look forward to it, time will speed.
Blessed be, it's finally Spring. In joy and delight the birds sing, Ravished upon the entire earth,
Ana Claudia Antunes
Life is not about being complacent, its all about being competent.
Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting and direction as poetry is to prose.
Consciously and unconsciously, intentionally and involuntarily, willfully and unsuspectingly, our be
But she does it anyway, and I sit beside her...because strength is a choice.
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