Saturday, July 14, 2007

Happy Birthday Steve wherever in Singapore you are with Tong Ling ;-)

There is an Indian proverb or axiom that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but, unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.
-Rumer Godden

If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue.

Sunset is an angel weeping holding out a bloody sword.
No matter how I squint I cannot make out what it's pointing toward.
-Bruce Cockburn, Pacing The Cage

An Amazon employee described the Long Tail as follows:

We sold more books today that didn't sell at all yesterday than we sold today of all the books that did sell yesterday.

Eternal vigilance the price of freedom?