Quote for Today: Aristotle

Tragedy, then, is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic ornament, the several kinds being …

Quote for Today: Ken Liu

At this moment, in this place, the shifting action potential in my neurons cascade into certain arrangements, patterns, thoughts; they flow down my spine, branch into my arms, my fingers, …

Quote for Today: Salman Rushdie

  The fundamentalist believes that we believe in nothing. In his world-view, he has his absolute certainties, while we are sunk in sybaritic indulgences. To prove him wrong, we must …

Quote for Today: Keith Floyd

Cooking is an art and patience a virtue… Careful shopping, fresh ingredients and an unhurried approach are nearly all you need. There is one more thing – love. Love for food …

Quote for Today: Jane Hirshfield

Ten Windows records the desire to understand others’ poems I’ve felt transfixed and transformed by: “What is a good poem doing?” “How is it done?” “Why does it work?” I want …

Quote for Today: Jay Woodman

You know that feeling of invincibility you sometimes get, especially when young and testing yourself–well that could be because actually know deep down that we are indeed eternal. We come …