yellow ribbon


” i would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.”

from the philippines’ first woman president, corazon cojuangco-aquino, succumbing to colon cancer at age 76.


carla’s orgy


“you are my lord, you’re my darling, you’re my orgy, my charming prince.” 

from carla bruni-sarkozy’s tribute to husband, nicholas sarkozy, president of france.

drizzt do’urden


” what of fidelity and loyalty? complete trust? faith is not granted by tangible proof. it comes from the heart and soul. if a person needs proof of a god’s existence, then the very notion of spirituality is diminished into sensuality and we have reduced what is holy into what is logical “.

from the character, drizzt do’urden of r.a. salvatore’s the legend of drizzt, book ix, siege of darkness.

leap of destiny


“what’s left for me for the rest of my life is just to be a burden to others, don’t be too sad.  aren’t life and death both part of nature?  don’t feel sorry.  don’t blame anybody . . it’s destiny.”

from former south korean president roh moo-hyun, found as a suicide note after hurling himself off a 30 meter high cliff to his death near his rural home in the village of bongha.



“when somebody has a disfigurement and don’t look as pretty as you do, don’t judge them, because you never know what happened to them, don’t judge people who don’t look the same as you do.  because you never know.  one day it might be all taken away.”

from connie culp, the first face transplant recipient from the u.s.a.