He died at 32.

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” “The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of …

A Tall Old Tree

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity …


“I think what I’ve seen in some of the news reports suggests that folks are getting a little further ahead of where we’re at than we currently are, and I think that’s not just my assessment, but the assessment of our military, as well.”—Barack Obama


No refuge could save the hireling and slave From the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Future Speak

“Those Abbotsford boys are hopping, screaming Jesus power… Clean and fire, burn all timers, neutralize the zealot cell, stabilize the incursion site; salt of God’s saved Earth. Yes, sir.”—Bradley Tonkin in Continuum episode “Last Minute”

from L’Allegro

Tower’d cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both contend To win her grace, whom …

Never take this out of context

No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy …