Thursday, September 07, 2006

More Quotes

"The earth laughs in flowers." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. " -- Douglas Adams

"Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You cannot try to do things. You simply must do things." -- Ray Bradbury


Anonymous said...

Douglas Adams: Hee!

Ray Bradbury: YES.

Oliver Wendell Holmes: I'm borrowing that either for my blog or for my LJ. I realize he probably means playing in the sense that children play, but it fits something else near and dear. It fits creepily well.

Lindsey Duncan said...

The ships hung in the sky exactly the way bricks don't.

Yes, I can do alarming portions of the Hitchhiker's series from memory, why do you ask. ;-)

The source for that quote, btw, was a dog-care place I recently entered - one of those motivational posters with an adorable picture of (I think) goldens romping. But it is, whatever way, a lovely quote.