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Quote of the Day 22-Oct-2012: On Restlessness

“Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man I will show you a failure.”

-Thomas Edison

Quote Of The Day

Zeitgeists and the King of Soul

People talk about “the zeitgeist” of an historical period as if it were one spirit.  But in reality, the events of any particular epoch reflect several spiritual compulsions or visions that hover amongst the human hearts and minds of that age. 910 more words


Today I speak of nothingness

But discontent and tired chest

I look to far and distant place

To things I love, things I embrace

when all you do seem futile and plain… 8 more words


Discontent and a Dream Laid Out

I write in the early hours when the darkness is just yielding.  This whole past week I slumbered late, past the border of dark to light, and missed those writing hours as my body caught up on rest, and my gracious husband ushered our little family through the morning’s duties.   907 more words


The winter of our discontent…one June

The winter of our discontent…

The Bard, William Shakespeare, reveals the inner connivings of one of his most hated characters in the opening lines of “ Richard III” . 19 more words


A Root Cause of Discontent

Being a child of the 1950s and a product of our public school system, I grew up with a particular cultural mindset and acceptance of democratic ideals. 933 more words


If I Were a Rich Man

Does anybody remember this song from Fiddler on the Roof? In the song, Tevye expounds on all of the things he would do and have if he were wealthy, and then at the end of the song he asks the question of God, “Would it spoil some vast, eternal plan if I were a wealthy man?”. 304 more words