The Ironism


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The Ironism

The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.

Show me that the good in life does not depend upon life’s length, but upon the use we make of it; also, that it is possible, or rather usual, for a man who has lived long to have lived too little.Seneca the Younger

In my sphere of rhythm,
the meaning of existence,
the unity of all life,
the absolute necessity for compassion,
mutual understanding,
if life is to be more than simple blunt existence. L. Hoffsten

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.Hunter S Thompson

A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.Unknown

Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference. Being busy is a form of laziness—lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.Tim Ferris

I came back from my first science fiction convention determined to be a writer. After all, I’d shaken hands with Arthur C. Clarke, so now it was just a matter of hard work… Terry Pratchett

Write drunk; edit sober. Ernest Hemingway

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exists, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. Neil Gaiman

True forethought only arises when a man does something towards which no impulse urges him, because his reason tells him that he will profit by it at some future date.Bertrand Russell

Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences.Neil Gaiman, “Ocean at the end of the lane”