Tag Archives: quotes

Good Fortune – Seneca

While all excesses are hurtful, the most dangerous is unlimited good fortune.


Money: Two Faces of the Same Coin

The printing presses of the state treasuries cranked out reams of paper currency- showing wise kinds and blissful martyrs- while bankers wept and peasants starved.

– Alan Furst Night Soldiers

Tagged , ,

Post Falling Thought

‘When you’ve fallen from the sky, been abandoned by your friend, suffered police brutality, metamorphosed into a goat, lost your work as well as your wife, learned the power of hatred and regained human shape, what is there left to do but, as you would no doubt phrase it, demand your rights?’ – The Satanic Verses

Tagged , , , , ,

Oblivious Life

“There was no answer, except the general answer life gives to all the most complex and insoluble questions. That answer is: one must live for the needs of the day, in other words, become oblivious.”
Anna Karenina – Tolstoy

Tagged , , , , ,

Life and Sugar

Death, like life, came to her coated in sugar. – The Satanic Verses

Tagged , , , , ,