"Your voice is hurting my eyeballs and scaring the meteors away." Ben Huber (to little sister)
“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” Bukowski
"Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes."
"Find out what you're afraid of and go live there."
"I would imagine that if you could understand Morse code, a tap dancer would drive you crazy."
"I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe."
Wayne DyerAbundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
Ogden NashI think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.
"To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute."
Rita Mae Brown
"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans are suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."5/24/2010
Matt Huber (to)older brother Ben
"You keep your own business in the mind of you."5/23/2010
Robert McCloskey (State Dept. Spokesman)
I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.5/22/2010
If you don't like your job, you don't strike! You just go in every day, and do it really half assed. That's the American way.5/21/2010
I have opinions of my own -- strong opinions -- but I don't always agree with them. - George Bush
“True friends stab you in the front.”
Winnie the Pooh
“You can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right; but spelling isn't everything. There are days when spelling Tuesday simply doesn't count.”
Robert Frost "Cluster of Faith"
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
"All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific."5/16/2010
"Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired."
“Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot be changed, then it must be accepted.”
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity.... It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow."
"I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do."
"The Ben" Huber
"People are drawn to our house like a moth to a flame, but without the burning and dying part."
Winnie the Pooh
“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"”5/10/2010
"Well, we gotta try to stay optimistic. At least with this oil spill it's the seagulls that will be dying instead of the penguins. There's plenty of those."
"Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking."
Luciano de Crescenzo
"We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another."
I picked this quote for two reasons.
1. It is a hopelessly sappy sentiment.
2. I used this quote in a love note ages and ages ago and I hadn't seen it since then.
"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."
I wonder how he would have explained the internet.