If  I  have  seen  further  than  others,  it  is  because  I  have  stood  on  the  shoulders  of  giants.

–  Sir  Issac  Newton

(January  4,  1643-March  31,  1727)

Physicist  and  Mathematician

 

There’s  a  crack  in  everything,  that’s  how  the  light  gets  in.

–  Leonard  Cohen

(September  21,  1934-Monday,  November  7,  2016)

Singer,  Songwriter,  Musician,  Poet,  Novelist   and  Painter

Someone  on  YouTube  mentioned  that  the  video  to  this  song  looks  like  and  H  &  M  commercial.  But,  what  was  displayed  in  the  video  is  extremely  appropriate  for  these  times.  Nice  one  Dua!

Here’s  two:

You  need  power,  only  when  you  want  to  do  something  harmful.  Otherwise,  love  is  enough  to  get  everything  done.

and

A  day  without  laughter  is  a  day  wasted.

–  Charlie  Chaplin

(04/16/1889-12/25/1977)

Legendary  Silent  Film  Star

My  first  music  post  since  2013:

For  those  of  you  who  saw  the  commercial  for  Target’s  2016  Fall  TargetStyle  Campaign,  “Diggy”  by  singer/trumpeter  Spencer  Ludwig  is  the  song  that  you  heard.  It  is  a  great  one  as  well.  Spencer  is  one  of  music’s  next  great  heroes.

 

 

 

 

Here’s  one  for  these  violent  times:

Injustice  anywhere  is  a  threat  to  justice  everywhere.

–  The  Reverend  Doctor  Martin  Luther  King,  Jr.

(January  15,  1929-April  4,  1968)

Pastor  and  Civil  Rights  Legend

Star  Trek  was  an  attempt  to  say  that  humanity  will  reach  maturity  and  wisdom  on  the  day  that  it  begins  not  just  to  tolerate,  but  to  take  a  special  delight  in  ideas  and  differences in  life  forms.  If  we  cannot  learn  to  enjoy  those  small  differences,  to  take  a  positive  delight in  those  small  differences  between  our  own  kind,  here  on  this  planet,  then  we  do  not  deserve  to  go  out  into  space  and  meet  the  diversity  that  is  almost  certainly  out  there.

–  Gene  Roddenberry

(August  19,  1921-October  24,  1991)

Legendary  Writer,  Producer,  World  War  II  Veteran,  Creator  of  The  Lieutenant,  Star  Trek,  Earth:  Final  Conflict  and  Andromeda