"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"It is impossible for me to say in my book one word about all that music has meant in my life. How then can I hope to be understood?--Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

"When they give you ruled paper, write the other way."

“Don’t worry if a rule makes sense - the important thing is that it’s a rule. Arbitrary rules teach kids discipline. If every rule made sense, they wouldn’t be learning respect for authority, they’d be learning logic.” --- Stephen Colbert