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  • God will know his own

    Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius. “Slay them all. God will know his own.” ~ attributed to Abbot Arnold Amaury before the massacre of Béziers during the Albigensian Crusade,

  • Coffee – Long Black

    Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. ~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

  • lives of quiet desperation

    Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. – Henry David Thoreau

  • Little minds

    Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; Great minds in the commonplace. – Elbert Hubbard

  • Growing slowly

    Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still. – chinese proverb

  • Paths to the top

    There are many paths to the top of the mountain – but the view is always the same. – chinese proverb

  • moments lost in time

    I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tanhauser Gate. All these moments will be lost in time. Like tears in rain. Time to die.” – Rutger Hauer as ‘Batty’ in Blade Runner

  • Old Age

    “Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.” – Leon Trotsky

  • Waiting properly

    ‘You must learn to wait properly’ ‘And how does one learn that?’ ‘By letting go of yourself, leaving yourself and everything yours behind you so decisively that nothing more is left of you but a purposeless tension’ – Eugen Herrigel from Zen in the Art of Archery

  • Those who do not remember their past are condemned to repeat their mistakes.

    Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana (1863 – 1952)