Haiku ... of sorts

Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we dont need.

 Character Tyler Durden from 'Fight Club'

“Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away”

 — The French writer, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Stalin was as Russian as Hitler was German

Have you noticed that their stuff is shit and your shit is stuff……

 — George Carlin, American Comedian

I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organized; nor should any organization be formed to lead or coerce people along a particular path. ... 

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

Green mountains
covered with mist...
I am blind

— TY

Butterfly wings
Fish scales

— TY

සත් සතියකින්
ඔබ අමතකය
සඳ නිහඬය

Prageeth Thoradeniya (Contemporary)

A summer breeze
rises over the sea cliff
pulled by a kite

Jane Rechhold (Contemporary)

A whale!
down it goes, and more and more
up goes its tail!

— Buson, Yosa (1716-84)

Old pond . . .
a frog leaps in
water's sound

— Basho's 'old pond'  (1644-1694)

Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients, but we've both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business.

— Philip Johnson

Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments – and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti, Education and the Significance of Life

Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

— Character Arthur Bishop, The Mechanic (2011)

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