Thursday, March 29, 2007

The Best of Now & Here

No longer forward nor behind, I look in hope and fear;
But grateful take the good I find,The best of now and here.

~John G. Whittier

Wednesday, March 28, 2007


All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Love, Hate & Anxiety

Blue Water Bird

Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.

~ Mignon McLaughlin

Friday, March 16, 2007

The Best Friend

Yahya related to me from Malik that he heard that Luqman al-Hakim made his will and counselled his son, saying,
"My son! Sit with the learned men and keep close to them. Allah gives life to the hearts with the light of wisdom as Allah gives life to the dead earth with the abundant rain of the sky."

Thursday, March 15, 2007


wild life's collection

Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
~ James Allen

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

The Great People

Snow petral (parodigma nivea) adult

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Friday, March 09, 2007

First Group

My grandfather once told me that there were two kind of people in the world:
those who do the work and those who take the credit.
He told me try to be in the first group, there was much less competitive.

~Indira Ghandi

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Gathering & Organizing Ideas

Perhaps the two most difficult aspects of writing are knowing what to write and how to start

~ Catherine Hilton & Margaret Hyder.


Hilton, H. & Hyder, M. 2003. Getting to grips with writing.
Petaling Jaya: Golden Book Centre Sdn. Bhd. (Page 84).

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Angry Speaker

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
~Ambrose Bierce

Friday, March 02, 2007

The Beauty of Diversity

And among His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth and the variations in your languages and your colors; verily in that are signs for those who know.

~ Al-Quran, Surah Ar-Rum, Verse 22.

Thursday, March 01, 2007


Women make up 50% of the world population,
perform 67% of the world's working hours,
form 10% of the world's illiterates,
and own less than 1% of the world's property

Cornwell, L. 2000.
Engendering development studies: an inaugural lecture.
Department of Development Administration,
University of South Africa, Pretoria.