Saturday, October 10, 2020

New York: Tough, Resilient, Unbowed

There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless - Simone Beauvoir

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting. – Peter Shaffer

Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Stevie Wonder

New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed… a race for rent - Frank Lloyd Wright

Living in California adds ten years to a man's life. And those extra ten years I'd like to spent in New York- Harry Ruby

Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place.- Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show

When you leave New York you ain’t going anywhere. – Jimmy Breslin

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Carnival of Animals

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. - Mahatma Gandhi

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. – Anatole France

A horse is worth more than riches. – Spanish Proverb

Histories are more full of the examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. – Alexander Pope

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.
-Cecil Frances, 1848

You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us. – Robert Louis Stevenson

All knowledge, the totality of all questions and answers, is contained in the dog. – Franz Kafka, Investigations of the Dog