About Cam

gribbly.org* is the online home of Cameron Brown. Creative director, designer, musician, mediocre programmer, caffeine addict. Seattle

This is where I accumulate interesting links... If you're looking for coherence or context, you're in the wrong place!


Proverbs from a car ad on Craigslist...

When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly. - Michel de Montaigne

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott

The maxims of men disclose their hearts. - French Proverb

To select well among old things, is almost equal to inventing new ones. - Nicholas Charles Trublet

I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is my own. - Michel de Montaigne

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind. - William R. Alger

What gems of painting or statuary are in the world of art, or what flowers are in the world of nature, are gems of thought to the cultivated and the thinking. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Stealing someone else's words frequently spares the embarrassment of eating your own. - Peter Anderson

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. - Sophocles