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“Never wear anything that panics the cat” -PJ O’Rourke

“Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper” -PJ O’Rourke

“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them” -Bill Vaughan

“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty – a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture” -Bertrand Russell

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun” – Pablo Picasso

“Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater” – Albert Einstein

I Don’t Have To Answer That

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This timely episode about womanizing and politics, on Senator Gary Hart, on Radiolab:

I Don’t Have To Answer That

I Don’t Have To Answer That (Photo Credit: Getty Images/Getty) Roosevelt, Kennedy, Eisenhower … they all got a pass. But today we peer back at the moment when poking into the private lives of political figures became standard practice. In 1987, Gary Hart was a young charismatic Democrat, poised to win his party’s nomination and possibly the presidency.

TRANSCRIPT OF HART STATEMENT WITHDRAWING HIS CANDIDACY
Published: May 9, 1987

TRANSCRIPT OF HART STATEMENT WITHDRAWING HIS CANDIDACY

Following is a transcript of Gary Hart’s statement in Denver yesterday withdrawing his candidacy for the Democratic Presidential nomination, as recorded by The New York Times: I apologize for being late. There was a little traffic coming down Bear Creek Canyon this morning.

“Politics in this country – take it from me – is on the verge of becoming another form of athletic competition or sporting match. We all better do something to make this system work or we’re all going to be soon rephrasing Jefferson to say: I tremble for my country when I think we may, in fact, get the kind of leaders we deserve.”
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breath-balance: What does it mean for you to be strong? Do you…

breath-balance:

What does it mean for you to be strong?

Do you want to be strong?

Is strength only measure by muscles?

I believe strength in yoga is not about the thousand Chaturangas we can do in a class, but about finding with in every asana a space to be calm, to connect with ourselfs, to take a deep inhale that brings new prana to every corner of our body, mind and soul…a strength that links the physical body to our emotions, our mind and soul.

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redundanttanks: Henry Cavill: It’s stressful waking up in the…

redundanttanks:

Henry Cavill: It’s stressful waking up in the morning and saying, ‘Can I still
see the veins in my abs?’ I have a big sense of pride. I told them, ‘No shading. I
don’t want you to draw abs on me. I don’t want you to put dirt in the
right places. I want to do it myself. I want to have the body.’
It’s a pride thing.

“I want to have the body. It’s a pride thing.”

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