APRIL 2013

* Marsyas plays Athenas Aulos


"God picks up the reed-flute world and blows. Each note is a need coming through one of us, a passion, a longing pain. Remember the lips where the wind-breath originated, and let your note be clear. Don't try to end it. Be your note."


How to Make a Lemon Battery


"Without going outside, you may know the whole world. Without looking through the window, you may see the ways of heaven. The farther you go, the less you know. Thus the sage knows without traveling; He sees without looking; He works without doing."
(Tao Te Ching, Forty-seven)

"Before Zeus came to power, man had lived blissfully in the Golden Age under Cronus' rule. There was no pain, death, disease, hunger, or any other evil. Mankind was happy and children were born autochthonously from the earth. When Zeus came to power, he put an end to mankind's happiness."
(N.S. Gill, Ancienthistory.com)

"He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass."

"Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths."
(Elizabeth I )

"When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game."
(Joe DiMaggio)

"Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water."
(William Shakespeares)

"Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious."


"You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
(Christopher Columbus)

"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph."
(Thomas Paine)

"Death induces the sensual person to say: Let us eat and drink, because tomorrow we shall die - but this is sensuality's cowardly lust for life, that contemptible order of things where one lives in order to eat and drink instead of eating and drinking in order to live."
(Soren Kierkegaard)

"Wretched is the body that is dependant upon a body, & wretched is the soul that is dependant on these two."
(Thomas: 8)