Great Quotes – Johnny Cash

"You've got a song you're singing from your gut, you want that audience to feel it in their gut. And you've got to make them think that you're one of them sitting out there with them too. They've got to be able to relate to what you're doing." -Johnny Cash Read more »

Great Quotes – Ray Bradbury

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality does not destroy you” – Ray Bradbury Ok, writers, notice it says “drunk on writing,” not just “drunk.” The above quote is from an introduction essay in Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing. It’s a great book, I mean to read it someday. Ha Ha. […] Read more »

Great Quotes – Aldous Huxley – Happiness

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities. -Aldous Huxley Fast becoming one of my favorite thinkers, Aldous Huxley has many great quotes and will probably show up here quite a bit. What is happiness anyway? It isn’t joy, excitement, entertainment, or distraction. I believe […] Read more »

Great Quotes – Thomas Huxley (the lens)

“We are prone to see what lies behind our eyes, rather than what apprears before them.” – Thomas Huxley This is an an old sentiment, but this particular phrasing is attributed to T. Huxley. My word for this is the “lens.” As in, the translucent shade we put in front of our eyes, coloring our […] Read more »