Category Archives: tales

stories, reflections, observations, personal history

“I never intend to make anything specific at the outset, but to serve the piece loyally and with faith until it walks on its own.” – Ira Epstein

“Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.”
– Edgar Degas

“You might spend your whole life chasing it, but it’s a good thing to chase.”
– Dan “Buck” Brannaman on mastering the art of horsemanship

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
– Vince Lombardi

“It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.”
– Carl Gustav Jung