A Garden of Ideas

to ponder and share

How can you mend a broken heart?

Add a little Oscar Wilde! And thus we rust Life’s iron chain Degraded and alone: And some men curse, and some men weep, And some men make no moan: But God’s eternal laws are kind And break the heart of stone.   And every human heart that breaks, In prison cell or yard, Is as […]

Secrets of Living the European Lifestyle (Part 6)

Seek Anonymity… ‘Seeking Anonymity’ can seem like an oxymoronic idea at first. Seeking to be hidden is so out of fashion in America today –  to wish ‘not to be famous.’ Unless you or I are not marketing ourselves enthusiastically each day, we will seek to exist in the frontal lobes of our adoring fans. […]

Ah, it was easy when the world was young…

…to keep one’s life free and inviolate, From our sad lips another song is rung, By our hands our heads are desecrate, Wanderers in drear exile, and dispossessed Of what should be our own, we can but feed on wild unrest. – Oscar Wilde

I see when men love women they…

…give them but a little of their lives, but women when they love give everything… – Oscar Wilde

Always forgive…

…your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.   – Oscar Wilde