Monday, December 25, 2006

I didn't know how to live, so I tried to lose myself / in what I did.

--- Greg Glazner, poet, opening lines of the 1997 collection "Singularity," from the poem "Against the Truth."

Monday, December 11, 2006

I write pieces that I haven't learned how to like yet

--- Composer Herbert BrĂ¼n, personal communication to composer Bret Battey, reported by Battey in, December 2006

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Overwork has become a competition. I don't think it's a competition worth winning.

--- Laura Stack, author of "Leave the Office Earlier," quoted in "'Extreme' jobs on the rise," Marilyn Gardner, Christian Science Monitor, 4 Dec 2006