Found Words – Oscar Wilde

December 12, 2013

“The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.”

-“A Woman of No Importance,” Oscar Wilde

Hat tip to Fr. Gene


Found Words – Rachel Joyce

October 23, 2013

“He stopped to eat and was presented with such an array of sandwiches that he forgot he was hungry, and left with nothing. [….] What had been so clear to him when he was alone, two feet on the ground, became lost in this abundance of choices and treats and glass-fronted shopping outlets. he longed to be back in the open land.”

-“The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”

Found Words – Rachel Joyce

October 22, 2013

“It was as if something had happened overnight; as if the walk and his belief in it had broken into two separate pieces, and he was left only with the relentless slog. For ten days he had walked, and all his energy had been focused into the sheer act of taking one step after another. But now that he had discovered his faith in his feet, the practical anxieties had been replaced by something far more insidious.”

-“The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”

Found Words – Rachel Joyce

October 21, 2013

“If he heard the sound of the words coming from his mouth enough times, maybe he would feel like the sort of person who could get up and do something about them.
“‘I am walking,’ he said. ‘I am walking to Berwick-upon-Tweed.'”

-“The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”

Found Words/Found Music – Avicii

October 4, 2013

“So wake me up when it’s all over/

When I’m wiser and I’m older/

All this time I was finding myself/

But I didn’t know I was lost.”

-Avicii, “Wake me up”

Found Words – Neil Gaiman

September 19, 2013

“It is sometimes a mistake to climb; it is always a mistake never even to make the attempt.”
– The Sandman, Volume 6, “Fear of Falling”

Found Words – Slate Magazine

September 17, 2013

“It’s a crazy way to do things, like spending huge amounts of time and money all year individually crafting dozens of Nerf balls, then throwing them at people’s heads hoping they will catch all of them, just because that’s what Nerf-ball-throwers have always done.”

-Willa Paskin on the release of new TV shows in September, Slate Magazine, 9/17/13