Posts for Tag: juxtaposition

Is there a connection?

“If you can fall in love again and again, if you can forgive your parents for the crime of bringing you into the world, if you are content to get nowhere, just take each day as it comes, if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical, man you’ve got it half licked.”

Henry Miller on aging

(Via austinkleon)

A multidimensional juxtaposition

These appeared while the news is airing a report that says Americans are more polarized.

Early in the program Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner were each seen blaming gridlock on the "failed policies" of the other side. Seems to me that real leaders spend more time building agreement and finding solutions than placing blame.


I reach what I might call a philosophy; at any rate it is a constant idea of mine; that behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern; that we — I mean all human beings — are connected with this; that the whole world is a work of art; that we are parts of the work of art… Certainly and emphatically there is no God; we are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself. And I see this when I have a shock… There is a pattern hid behind the cotton wool.

Virginia Woolf, Moments of Being