Monday, July 9, 2012

Law of the Splintered Paddle

Under the Greenwood Tree by Donovan on Grooveshark 

" It is neither wealth
 nor splendor;
 but tranquility
 and occupation
which give you
 happiness. "

Thomas Jefferson

" No great intellectual thing 
was ever done
 by great effort. "

 Theodore Roosevelt

" Keep green places
in your heart.

Perhaps a singing bird
will nest there "

Chinese Proverb

"The Law of the Splintered Paddle" 
Viliami Toluta’u,  artist
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" People sleep peaceably
 in their beds at night
 only because rough men
 stand ready
to do violence
on their behalf.  "

George Orwell

Irish Hawaiian Chinese Family
19th Century

“The Americans
 have need of the telephone,
 but we do not.
We have plenty 
of messenger boys.”
Sir William Preece, 
 British Post Office, 1876

" There is no power on earth 
that can neutralize the influence
 of a high, 
and useful life.  "

Booker T. Washington

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