Thursday, May 15, 2008

bridge over troubled water

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955), physicist & renaissance man

Children are the bridge to heaven.
persian proverb

photos: detail of hope memorial bridge (formerly lorain-carneigie bridge), cleveland; ms. t all tuckered out after a day at the library.

simon & garfunkel's bridge over troubled water (1970)


Absolute Vanilla (& Atyllah) said...

That Einstein was one smart man - and in soooo many ways!
Love the shot of (is it) Miss T? Gorgeous!

girl with the mask said...

What a little cutie on that bottom snap there! Edible!

Barbara said...

So few words, but so much to think about in this post. Albert E was so very smart.

tut-tut said...

Those lashes!

Yes, Einstein had a lot to say, succinctly, too . . .

lettuce said...

now the obvious question, of course, is which book was she reading?

Mouse said...

"Children are the bridge to heaven"
Amen to that

mouse (aka kimy) said...

'tis ms. t!

that einstein definitely had a way!

gw/m - welcome! nice to see your face. enjoy your blog!

ms. t was reading maurice sendak's 'we are all in the dumps with jack and guy' - sendak is one of ms t's favorite authors - almost everyday she's hanging with me on avenue c, we read 'in the night kitchen' - one of the handful of books in which she has the entire book memorized! at 2-3/4 pretty impressive!

TheElementary said...

I have to chime in and agree- that's a wonderful quote from Einstein.

I look like that when I'm content with my books and have no cares :) Children are great.

dennis said...

Dennis saw old photos someplace of the Guardians of Traffic on that bridge being carved and they are so huge-- and incredibly amazing.