Friday, September 29, 2006

"A more-self-contained, energetic, sincere artist I never saw. His talent amazed me; unfortunately he is an utterly untamed personality, not altogether wrong in holding the world to be detestable, but who does not make it any more enjoyable either for himself or others by his attitude."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), speaking of Ludwig van Beethoven

Thursday, September 21, 2006

"If you are on the wrong train, it's no use running along the corridor in the other direction."

- - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Monday, September 11, 2006

"It is a poor sort of faith that imagines Christ defeated by anything men can do."

-- Joy Davidman

Monday, September 04, 2006

"You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do."

-- Anne Lamott