Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Wisdom of Robert McAfee Brown


Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else. ~ Robert McAfee Brown

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Wisdom of Peri Gilpin


Performing has been part of my life since I was eight years old, so that's what I think I do. I don't think about the fact that it happens to be in a bigger venue where people get to know you, or they think they do. ~ Peri Gilpin

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Wisdom of Sally Ride


For whatever reason, I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did. ~ Sally Ride

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Wisdom of Julian Clary


However light-hearted you try to be about it, the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it, is quite a trauma. ~ Julian Clary

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Wisdom of Bob Dylan


I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking there's some kind of change. ~ Bob Dylan

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Wisdom of Karen Duffy


In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life. ~ Karen Duffy

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Wisdom of Lynn Barber


The best interviews like the best biographies should sing the strangeness and variety of the human race. ~ Lynn Barber