Friday, September 28, 2012

More From Around LA

"It is a sin to be silent when it is your duty to protest."
- Abraham Lincoln

 All signs placed over and alongside Los Angeles freeways.
 "Our world hangs like a magnificent jewel in the vastness of space. Every one of us is a part of that jewel. A facet of that jewel. And in the perspective of infinity, our differences are infinitesimal." - Fred Rogers

 "Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." -Oscar Wilde
 "I go to the theatre to be entertained... I don’t want to see plays about rape, sodomy and drug addiction... I can get all that at home." - Peter Cook

 "Three may keep a Secret, if two of them are dead." - Benjamin Franklin
 "When the gods would punish us, they answer our prayers." - Matthew Stover
YTD - 817

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Recent Work: Berkeley/Oakland

 "I don't try to describe the future.  I try to prevent it." - Ray Bradbury
 Signs placed over and alongside freeways in Berkeley and Oakland.
 "We should never be at the mercy of Providence if only we understood that we ourselves are Providence." - Vera Brittain

 "The truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is." - Winston Churchill

 "If the expansion of the space of the universe is uniform in all directions, an observer located in anyone of the galaxies will see all other galaxies running away from him at velocities proportional to their distances from the observer." - George Gamow
 "A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of." - Ogden Nash

 "I do not believe in shooting anything that cannot shoot back." - President Harry Truman

 "Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth." - Epicurus
YTD - 807

Monday, September 24, 2012

Recent Work: Marin/Sonoma

 "The shortest answer is doing." - George Herbert
 Signs placed alongside the 101 in Marin and Sonoma counties.

 "Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought." - Henri Bergson
 "If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong." - Robert Louis Stevenson
 "Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day." - Thomas Jefferson

"Ironic, isn't it Smithers? This anonymous clan of slack-jawed troglodytes has cost me the election, and yet if I were to have them killed, I would be the one to go to jail. That's democracy for you." --Mr. Burns

"Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art." - Miguel de Cervantes 

 "Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry." - Henry Ward Beecher
 "God is not mocked." - St. Paul
YTD - 794

Friday, September 21, 2012

Recent Work: SF

 "Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds." - Elie Weisel
 Signs placed over and alongside the 101 and 280 in San Francisco.
 "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers

 "The world language is English as spoken by foreigners." - Kristin Nygaard
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

 "Almost always it is the fear of being ourselves that brings us to the mirror." - Antonio Porchia
 YTD - 780

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Recent Work: LA

 "Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere." - G.K. Chesterton
 Signs placed on the 5, 10 and 110 in Los Angeles
 "I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it." - Edith Sitwell

 "Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve and from which he cannot escape." - Erich Fromm
 "There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America." - William Jefferson Clinton

 "Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it." ~ Andre Gide

"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy
 "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein

YTD - 771