Dryden: Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert, Bedouins and Gods, and you’re neither. Take it from me, for ordinary men, it’s a burning, fiery furnace.
Lawrence: No Dryden, it’s going to be fun.
-Lawrence of Arabia
Music is the tool to express life and all that makes a difference.
“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corn cribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”
-Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
Hark, now hear the sailors cry / Smell the sea and feel the sky / Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic
-Van Morrison, Into The Mystic
I’ve always been better at figuring out volcanoes than people and politics.
-Dr. Harry Dalton, Dante’s Peak
…Man is the weakest and most defenseless of all living things, and it is unsportsmanlike to touch him.
-Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
There are two types of people in this world: those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t.
-Bob Wiley, What About Bob?