आज सक्काळी सक्काळी 'एक प्रतिष्ठित वर्तमानपत्र' वाचताना एका बातमीने लक्ष वेधून घेतलं. अगदी 'मुख्य पानावरचीच, ठळक' बातम्यांमधली बातमी!! आणि सक्काळीच असली बातमी वाचून मला धन्य, थक्क, आश्चर्यचकीत आणि तत्सम जे काही असतं ते सगळच व्हायला झालं!! ही ती बातमी, तुमच्याही वाचनासाठी.....
Thou shalt leave valuable contributions for future generations.
- 5th commandment of the Ethical atheist fromhttp://www.ethicalatheist.com/docs/ten_commandments.html
Hell is full of musical amateurs
-George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
The Nobel winner Shaw was a critic and dramatist (not necessarily in that order) among other things. He was not a musician of note, but he did criticize, or favour, certain musicians in his column. His view of hell would be a good indication of what he treated as good music.
Recognize the fly, even love it if you want, but don't marry it.
-Natalie Goldberg, in Writing down the Bones
Natalie is describing how a writer, in a restaurant scene, can mention a fly, even the particular sandwich it walks over, name its species, but if she digresses too much in discussing the patterns of its wings and a mathematical discussion of its trajectory and such details unconnected to the scene where the reader is expecting the waiter to arrive or something else related to happen, how it can be a put-off.