When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth
with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there
you will always long to return.
-- Leonardo Da Vinci
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors
who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric
times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space,
at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of
-- Wilbur Wright
Look at all that underwear.
Isn't it beautiful?
It's like a dream come true.
It's like the dawning of the age of lovely intimate things.
Berthold (Eric Idle), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
people think that if they were only in some other place, or had
some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful.
So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and
don't put off being happy until some future date.
-- Dale Carnegie
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something
to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles
to conquer and goals to achieve.
I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is
of us ever live in the present, we are forever anticipating
what is to come or remembering what has gone, and this I
live is not only to exist...To live is to feel, and the senses have
more to teach than the mind. More, at least, for the immediate moment.
It is better, sometimes, to simply feel, to simply be."
rode toward a turning point in my life. I do not know why I knew
this, and yet I did know it."
Louis L'Amour, from Bendigo Shafter
is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both
and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by
twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper."
am so busy doing nothing... that the idea of doing anything
as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing
and then forces me to have to drop everything."
watching several bad movies lately, this one seems appropriate...
the body count in this movie bothers me, but what are you gonna
do? It's what everybody likes. At least it's not an awful body count
- it's a fun body count."
is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly
not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off."
a Babylon 5 salute to our economy...
look at budget deficit, says, not good. Stop spending. But no one
ever listen to Zathras. But one day, everybody listen. Then, Zathras
elected. Zathras will be great president. Someday even have face
printed on money. Then, everybody have Zathras face in pants. It
is good to be president."
J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 Creator/Writer/Producer
to describe the size of the Web during a recent full-immersion websurfing