brad’s sketch fever

sibelius-colorIf we understood the world we would realize that there is a logic of harmony underlying its manifold apparent dissonances.  — Jean Sibelius

ruby-dee The greatest gift is not to be afraid to question.  — Ruby Dee

martti-ahtisaari The mediator’s role combines those of a ship’s pilot, consulting medical doctor, midwife and teacher.  — Martti Ahtisaari

eco For every complex problem, there’s a simple solution, and it’s wrong.  — Umberto Eco (also attributed to H.L. Mencken)

patton-oswalt-yello When you spot violence or bigotry or intolerance think “the good outnumber you, and we always will. — Patton Oswalt

ornette-coleman Human existsance exists on a multiple level, not just on a two-dimensional level, not just being identified with what you do and say.  — Ornette Coleman

george-bernard-shawThe single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it took place. — George Bernard Shaw

voltaire The ear is the avenue to the heart. — Voltaire

daniel-johnston To understand and to be understood is to be free.   — Daniel Johnston

desmond-tutu If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. — Desmond Tutu  (Also attributed to Moshe Dayan and others!)

philip-k-dick The true measure of a man is this: how quickly he can respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give.  — Philip K. Dick

borges Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.  — Jorge Luis Borges

 

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