Aforismos Chinos

Uno debería ver las sombras de las flores
en el agua, la sombra de los bambúes bajo la luna, y la sombra de la belleza detrás de la cortina de una puerta.

Writers start out. . . and end up. . .

The writer trusts nothing she writes–it should be too reckless and alive for that, it should be beautiful and menacing and slightly out of control. . . . Good writing . . . explodes in the reader’s face. Whenever the writer writes, it’s always three or four or five o’clock in the morning in her…

Two types of poor people…

There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck. Jean-Paul Sartre in Nida, Lithuania  

They said…

You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.

If you…

If you never risk to lose, never give you the chance to win.

Short funny sayings about stupid people and stupidity

The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong The fact that no one understands you doesn’t mean you’re an artist Make it idiot proof and someone will create a better idiot Wise man know where courage ends and stupidity begin Egotism is…

A healthy addiction

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.

Life

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them, that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu

Crime and soul

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions. Agatha Cristhie