Quotes and Asides

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice. – Marquis de la Grange

—> Is that why they term it corroborating evidence?

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. – Isaac Asimov

—> Cold , hard logic  seldom appears human.

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge. – Paul Gauguin

—> Luckily with most people, they’re mere dreams.

There’s a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. – Charles M. Schulz

—> If it were a philosophy, it would be on the dashboard and not on the bumper.

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. – Kin Hubbard

—> A tune’s fast food; classical is a five-course meal.


Gwendolyn Brooks: Grief, Loneliness & Revenge

“Each to his grief, each to
his loneliness and fidgety revenge.”

– Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. Boy Breaking Glass (l. 13–14). . .
Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.

Sara S. Miller's 1994 Bronze Portrait Bust Of ...

Sara S. Miller’s 1994 Bronze Portrait Bust Of Gwendolyn Brooks (Washington, DC) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)