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This page is a place for me to record phrases which have caught my attention. Years ago people published books of epigrams including quotations, short observations, bits of doggerel; these books provided a view of the author’s internal life. favorite of mine is Elbert Hubbard’s Scrapbook. This will be my book of epigrams.
The juxaposition of the following statements about flies struck me as interesting. I’ve collected the following lines from Rex Stouts Nero Wolfe stories. The following is a personal little project which probably qualifies as profoundly nerdy: buddha.xml.'
I am ashes where once i was fire and the bard in my bosom is dead; what I loved I now merely admire and my heart is as gray as my head.
Memory is the enemy of wonder.
Watt quoted in NYT 2002-12-12