Friday, February 23, 2007

Carpenter Quotes


"Measure Twice-Cut Once"
-carpenter law
"Carpentry is the Illusion of Perfection"
-anonymous
"The carpenter stretches out a line. He marks it out with a pencil. He shapes it with planes. He marks it out with compasses, and shapes it by the figure of a man, with the beauty of a man, to reside in a house"
-The Bible-Isiah 44
"Every nail driven should be as another rivet in the machine of the universe"
-Thoureau
"Everyone knows what a straight line is and what a point is"
-Einstein
That hand saw marks time
with the sound of poverty
late on a winter night
-haiku by Buson
"The self, though one, takes the shape of every object in which it dwells"
-Upanishads
"Make it simple to last your whole life long. Don't worry that it's not enough for anyone else to hear. Just sing, sing a song"
-Karen Carpenter

1 Comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the inspiration.

 

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