Friday, October 28, 2016

From an old notebook

“The things that you cannot do are the things that you should do”: Eleanor Roosevelt, as quoted by the tenor saxophonist David Murray, Downbeat , January 1993.

Also from an old notebook
Alfalfa, Ted Berrigan, Jack Kerouac, metaphors : Alfred Appel Jr. on twentieth-century art and literature : Barney : Beauty and the Beast and kid talk : John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch : Plato, Shirley Temple, vulgarity, wisdom, Stan Laurel

[What Roosevelt wrote: “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” From You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life (New York: Harper & Row, 1960).]

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