Friday, November 03, 2006

Doors of Founders Hall

Eleazer Flannagan Cowles
"Being a writer means having homework for the rest of your life."
-- Lawrence Kasden
"I liked this poem and even began to like it more after reading it."
-- Student
"It's like a ornado come through and just disastered everything."
-- Hurricane Katrina victim
"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love."
-- Jonathan Swift
"Tattoos: permanent reminders of a temporary feeling."
-- Jimmy Buffett
"Teaching is one of three impossible jobs. The others: to govern and to cure."
-- Freud
"A book is a mirror. If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to peer out."
-- Lichtenberg
"I want to take the reader by the throat, break her heart, and heal it again."
-- Dorothy Allison
"I'm focused on the central yearning of characters."
-- Robert Olen Butler
"If you're not sure whether a line of poetry is working, it ain't."
-- Ron Rash
"The very measure of our creative drive is that we longingly dream of one day being free of it."
--Maria Flook
"Exaggerate in the direction of truth."
-- Henri Matisse
"Their coach is a walking parenthesis without a companion to bracket his stray thoughts."
-- from a New York Times article on Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach
"Rembert, South Carolina is a good place to grow up but a terrible place to grow old."
-- Andrew Dennis, a student

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You have Eleazer's door on there twice!