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Love rules without rules.

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What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
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The imperialist ideology of force, from whatever side it comes, must be shattered for all time.
~ The White Rose ~
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The real division is not between conservatives and revolutionaries but between authoritarians and libertarians.

~ George Orwell ~
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I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy.
~ George Washington ~
Every morning
I shall concern myself anew about the boundary
Between the love-deed-Yes and the power-deed-No
And pressing forward honor reality.

We cannot avoid
Using power,
Cannot escape the compulsion
To afflict the world,
So let us, cautious in diction
And mighty in contradiction,
Love powerfully.

~ Martin Buber ~
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What's outside of Pleasantville?
~ Gary Ross ~
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My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchyphilosophically understood, meaning abolition of control … The most improper job of any man … is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien ~
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If rules make you nervous and depressed, and not desirous of participating in the Wiki, then ignore them and go about your business.
~ Lee Daniel Crocker ~
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I AM an Anarchist.
All good men are Anarchists.

All cultured, kindly men; all gentlemen; all just men are Anarchists.
Jesus was an Anarchist.

~ Elbert Hubbard ~

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Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves:
be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
~ Jesus ~
Matthew 10:16

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Once for all, then, a short precept is given thee:
Love, and do what thou wilt.

~ Augustine of Hippo ~

Love works magic.
It is the final purpose
Of the world story,
The Amen of the Universe.
~ Novalis ~


Whatever pretended pessimists in search of notoriety may say, most people are naturally kind, at heart.

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Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.
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The law of levity is allowed to supersede the law of gravity.

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Of course I'm sane, when trees start talking to me, I don't talk back.

~ Terry Pratchett ~
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A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

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Something always manages to draw me near the tree that lightning is about to fall upon.

~ Roger Zelazny ~
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The realization that life is absurd and cannot be an end, but only a beginning. This is a truth nearly all great minds have taken as their starting point.
~ Albert Camus ~

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As soon as men live entirely in accord with the law of love natural to their hearts and now revealed to them, which excludes all resistance by violence, and therefore hold aloof from all participation in violence — as soon as this happens, not only will hundreds be unable to enslave millions, but not even millions will be able to enslave a single individual.
~ Leo Tolstoy ~


There is no justice in following unjust laws.
~ Aaron Swartz‎‎ ~


That which is not just, is not Law; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed.
~ Algernon Sydney ~

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There is no greater mindlessness and absurdity than to force conscience and the spirit with external power, when only their creator has authority for them.
~ Ferenc Dávid ~

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Kids! Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous. Do not attempt it in your own home.
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There probably is a God. Many things are easier to explain if there is than if there isn't.
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God is an Iron.
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Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
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11 years, 6 months, and 19 days.


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With this and other accounts I have made over 122,223 contributive edits, created well over 1001 pages and done substantial work on well over 1000 more, some of which are listed here. JUL Soul Iris.png
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This is the primary account of Kalki, who has also used many other account-names here, some since the very first days of this Wiki.

"If a rule prevents you from improving or maintaining Wikipedia, ignore it."
Foundational Principles against overly-controlling forces developing on the wikis.
Even if you have read them before, PLEASE EXAMINE ANEW: Wikipedia:Ignore all rules, and the other links available there, including the links delineating much which Wikipedia was NOT.
These were some of the earliest directives established by the founding workers on the Wikimedia projects.

"Ignore all rules: If rules make you nervous and depressed, and not desirous of participating in the wiki, then ignore them entirely and go about your business." ~ RulesToConsider
"IAR is policy, always has been" ~ Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales


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I am one of the administrators here, which doesn't give me any special authority… only a bit more ability to keep others from misusing the privileges provided. I am in a period of very intermittent but gradually developing activity here, and follow no set schedule. ~ Kalki·· 03:22, 31 January 2015 (UTC)


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We gaze continually at the world and it grows dull in our perceptions.
Yet seen from the another's vantage point, as if new, it may still take our breath away.

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Everybody is special.
Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain, everybody.
Everybody has their story to tell...

~ Alan Moore ~
V for Vendetta

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I love my BELOVED
… ooh …
ALL and Everywhere.

~ Kate Bush ~

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation.
He hardly knows which is which.
He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing.
To himself, he always appears to be doing both.
~ L. P. Jacks ~


The Dude abides.
I don't know about you but I take comfort in that.
It's good knowin' he's out there.
The Dude.
Takin' 'er easy for all us sinners.

~ The Stranger ~
~ The Big Lebowski ~
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I am convinced that everyone can develop a good heart and a sense of universal responsibility with or without religion.
~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama ~
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The words "God is love" have this deep meaning: that everything that is against love is ultimately doomed and damned.
~ Halford E. Luccock ~

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I am an Anarchist not because I believe Anarchism is the final goal, but because there is no such thing as a final goal.
~ Rudolf Rocker ~

I've never seen anybody really find the answer, but they think they have.
So they stop thinking.

But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom.
The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer.
~ Ken Kesey ~

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My years are not advancing as fast as you might think.
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You are now an administrator.Edit

Congratulations Kalki, it has been a long time coming. I would like to caution you on one point - as annoying as vandals can be, please deal with them compassionately. A vandal is someone who is blindly damaging something of value to others as a way to feel powerful, because they feel their own life is inadequate and a failure. No happy, successful person is sitting at their computer vandalizing Wikiquote. Treat these vandals with the same pity you would give to anyone whose life was such a wreck that they could not obtain a sense of validation through normal, productive means. Otherwise, good luck - be good and do well! BD2412 T 00:58, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Congrats, Kalki. Very well deserved. ~ DanielTom (talk) 01:36, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
  • End of an era, beginning of eternity. Congratulations. --Abd (talk) 01:47, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, everyone. I was attending to quite a few other things and only noticed the changes here in the last few minutes. I will attempt to get to work on a few things as soon as possible — including re-familiarizing myself with tools I haven't had in a few years, and many of the current options. I also need to start familiarizing myself more with cross-wiki issues I hadn't worked on in quite a while and have to become more acquainted with in coming weeks. BLESSINGS to all. So it goes Blessings. ~ Kalki·· 02:09, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
Congrats Kalki! I wish you only the best! Eurodyne (talk) 02:11, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
Congratulations and good luck, -- Cirt (talk) 03:12, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
Hi Kalki, my congratulations and all the best. -- Mdd (talk) 12:51, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks again to everyone — I have to be leaving within about a half hour now, and will probably be gone most of the day. I hope to do a little more before leaving, and much more here after I get back. ~ Kalki·· 12:54, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Congrats, and thanks for your help during my RFA. Illegitimate Barrister 21:30, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Congratulations (long overdue). Welcome back to the team. ~ UDScott (talk) 15:33, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
Much thanks to everyone. Unfortunately I am a bit busy with many other matters, and it might be a week or more until I can spend much of a day here. Yesterday I was a bit busier with other things than I expected to be, and when I did finally get home, so tired I had to sleep — MUCH more than I usually do. I will probably be able to be able to do a bit here most days this week, but expect it will be longer before I am able to focus on it extensively, and develop some pages and ideas I am considering how best to work upon. So it goes Blessings. ~ Kalki·· 15:41, 1 February 2015 (UTC)
  • I missed your RFA. Congratulations on becoming an admin! OccultZone (talk) 16:30, 3 February 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. ~ Kalki·· 16:49, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

I remain extremely busy…Edit

I anticipate remaining pre-occupied with many other activities and projects for at least a couple months now, and though I fully expect a nearly daily presence here, sometimes for many hours at a time, there will likely be some weeks where I can only spare more than a short time here a few days of the week. Today I just completed a necessary task, and sometime later today will probably attempt to complete several QOTD selections for a few days ahead, as the power conceivably could go out on me in coming days, but expect to be gone much of the day, busy with many other activities, and am perhaps not likely to have more than a few moments to check in here until sometime tomorrow. ~ Kalki·· 15:26, 8 February 2015 (UTC) +tweak


As I know you have commented often on this topic in the past, I thought you might have additional thoughts to add to a discussion, currently located here: User_talk:Cirt#Wikilinking_within_a_quote.3F. Thanks. ~ UDScott (talk) 14:53, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

I have just arrived home within the past few minutes, and will examine things more thoroughly before responding there. I have a few things to take care of first, and might be leaving again within a few hours, but should have time to make at least a brief response even if I do. I expect to be gone most of the day tomorrow, and much of the day Wednesday, so I will probably have limited time to comment for a few days. ~ Kalki·· 23:11, 9 February 2015 (UTC)
The discussion was moved to the Pump. Kalki, I have proposed developing a guideline on this, and the Pump discussion seems to be developing a consensus that this is the path to take, not some instant decision. Arguing the point there is probably wasted time, it's very clear there is no extant consensus, and there never has been one, and developing consensus takes time and effort. You can be sure that whatever your position is on this issue, it will be fully considered, before any policy or guideline becomes official, if I have anything to do with this process, and I probably will. --Abd (talk) 02:11, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Actually the generally freedoms of PERMITTING and even encouraging wikilinks and bolding HAVE come up several times before, as I believe others involved are very well aware, and with MOST of the active participants in the past ACCEPTING and APPROVING such options. Bringing it up again AS IF it hasn't been a generally accepted practice, in response to a recent users inquiry, in order to apparently once again attempt to constrain and restrict it is something I find rather objectionable in various ways, but I am considering how fully to attempt to respond to the matter at this point, and might delay making some of my observations on matters until I have taken care of a few other things of greater immediate urgency. ~ Kalki·· 02:22, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

Response to vandalismEdit

I have mentioned an edit of yours at [[1]]. Please consider your response to vandalism. It is possible that it is harming the wiki, by encouraging more of it. --Abd (talk) 01:54, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

Though sometimes swift to bock people after a warning has been given, or obvious spambots on sight, I have never been inclined to block IPs or accounts other than spammers on the first edit without a warning, even with deliberate and obvious vandalism, unless it was quite apparent they were a new manifestations of long-term pattern vandals, with familiar phrases, expressions, or improper user names. I perhaps may seem obtuse in your view, but I genuinely fail to see how giving a warning to an anon IP without a clear pattern of behavior is " is harming the wiki" or actually "encouraging" vandalism. IF a new policy is developed which insists people should be more aggressive to apparent incidents of first time vandalism I might be sometimes inclined to be a bit harsher, but can't say I see where "harm" actually comes from waiting to respond to relatively trivial vandalism with a block until after defiance of a warning. ~ Kalki·· 02:07, 10 February 2015 (UTC) + tweaks
My issue is seeking consensus, Kalki, not pushing my opinion, nor, in fact, is your opinion the issue. If you "fail" to see what many others see, what does this indicate? "Obtuse"? Maybe. Your word, not mine.
The issue is not being "harsh," in fact. IP editors have nothing invested, it harms them very little -- or not at all -- if they are short-blocked. They don't care, and they expect and understand it. I haven't said anything about "relatively trivial vandalism," but only about blatant vandalism, and what I've said is actually global practice wrt "vandalism-only accounts," even registered ones. I pinged you here about the discussion there, because I used your talk page creation as an example. If you don't want to block these accounts, fine. Don't! I'm suggesting you not warn them, because that creates useless traffic.
We could also discuss blocking, specifically how to block, for maximum benefit and minimum damage. That is a separate discussion. --Abd (talk) 02:25, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
I am simply complying with what I believe has actually been general policy or guidelines here at wikiquote, and which I believe have never been radically changed. If there are new wikimedia-wide guidelines or mandates which have been developed of which I am unaware, I am willing to take such into consideration in altering my own practices. ~ Kalki·· 02:32, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Nobody is claiming "policy violation" here, Kalki. If there are local guidelines, I'd appreciate a pointer to them. There is no "mandate." There is no WMF-wide guideline, global guidelines are primitive and often out of sync with actual practice. You can see the opinion of a steward on the page where the discussion is taking place. Meanwhile, keep warm. I'm in similar weather to you, in Western Massachusetts. --Abd (talk) 03:50, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
I see Wikiquote:Vandalism. This was considered policy, but without the discussion that should precede policy designation. it was deprecated in 2007 to draft policy. Discussion on the talk page is primitive. Basically, one more example of long-term neglect. The result: long-term waste of time. --Abd (talk) 03:55, 10 February 2015 (UTC)


Apologies for opposing your RfA; I didn't notice your response there until now. I hope that won't preclude responses to questions I ask you in the future. Cheers, --L235 (talk) enwiki 21:11, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

I embrace no resentment of people acting honestly upon their actual impressions, even if I believe these to be mistaken, and though I can have anger at those acting dishonestly or unjustly in various ways, I believe that I actually develop and maintain very little resentment towards even such unfortunate people and their unfortunate attitudes. I hope to make that more plain in coming months and years, and to provide some of the reasons why I embrace such strategies and attitudes.
I believe many people have developed a rather poor and somewhat skewed impression of me, from the periodic need to specifically address various forms of error or defamation which I believe have occurred here in recent years. I believe that I am actually a very forgiving person — which seems odd to some, because I clearly can be and am a fierce fighter in many subtle and overt ways, including very harsh ones — against what I perceive to be injustices, hypocrisy, extreme distortions of truth by presentation of relatively irrelevant or very misleading facts and fictions, or outright lies. I see no innate contradiction in such attitudes, which impel me to be both fierce and forgiving in my efforts to be fair, but I recognize others can perceive this as paradoxical.
I believe that in coming months and years some will come to learn I have never been very easily duped in such ways as many might suppose I sometimes have been, and yet though I often incline to fight against the duplicity of those most inclined to dupe others, I do not always choose to do so, and am generally not inclined to punish, humiliate or afflict others any more than is needed to impel them to desist from forms of injustice. It is when people expect or demand flattery or even insincere and shallow homage from me towards any forms of error or hypocrisy, such as they often expect from many, that I generally cannot comply with their expectations, desires or demands.
The paths and patterns of such forms of ethical integrity as I embrace and promote as best I can are such things as I will probably touch upon more in coming months and years, for I have long been relatively silent upon many of the most important principles which have ever guided me, from earliest childhood, to a deep and profound reverence for the Beauty of Truth of ALL Awareness, Life and Love. ~ Kalki·· 23:17, 10 February 2015 (UTC) + tweaks

Actually, I was just aiming to fix the human nature/human nature issue, since it was complained of in the wikilinking discussion. The punctuation script just happened to be the last script I had handy. Cheers! BD2412 T 02:08, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

on WQ's influenceEdit

In correcting a few quotes from C. S. Lewis' Mere Christianity, I once again noticed how Wikiquote has helped to propagate many mistakes in wording of quotes into many websites, and even books.

Sometimes it can be funny though: after correcting this quote from The Silmarillion

  • "...and at long last an end had come to the Eldar, of story and of song", to
  • "...and an end was come for the Eldar of story and of song"

—, and in double-checking it on the web, I came across this blog post, which reads, in part:

Late last night we finished The Silmarillion, Marcus keeping my throat sustained with iced orange juice. The last sentence came hoarsely but triumphantly: ‘and at long last an end had come to the Eldar, of story and of song.’ I closed the book and we hugged each other in our excitement. Then we were sad; we had been reading this book together ‘forever’!

(My favorite incident so far has been seeing both a quote and a picture that I myself chose and added to the Virgil page being used by an economist in a post on the gold standard.)

I was going to stop editing for a while, but as Ningauble has apparently just quit(?), I might keep patrolling the recent changes myself, just to revert obvious vandalism, and the like, if needed—but I trust you will pay close enough attention to the recent changes yourself, should N. have truly given up (which would be a serious blow to WQ). Peace ~ DanielTom (talk) 02:26, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

From what little attention I have been able to give things, I believe he was merely expressing some frustrations with the ways people rather obviously abuse certain processes, and how little some seem to wish this to be recognized. Though I have been eager to enter some remarks about matters myself, I have refrained for many reasons, chief of them being I have been too busy to attend to them sufficiently at this time, and thought it best that I refrain until I can attend to things more closely. As it is, I had just sat down to do some QOTD work earlier, got called away suddenly for a few hours, and after returning have just completed some work on the QOTD, and must again be leaving, rather wearily, and even when I can return don’t expect to be rested well enough to do much here until tomorrow. ~ Kalki·· 23:49, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Further storm warnings impel me to further activities elsewhere... for now...Edit

I just did some VERY brief work here before I have to leave and do some important things elsewhere, for probably several hours. I hope to do much more work here later today and tomorrow, before the winter storm which is approaching the region of the world in which I currently reside hits its peak. IF the storm permits me to, I hope to get a few crucial things done within the next couple of days, before being very busy elsewhere once again, probably for at least a few more days. ~ Kalki·· 15:26, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

Once again only had time to do very brief work, and will be leaving again, within the next half hour or so. Might then, perhaps, have the opportunity within the next day or so to do a bit more than I have here in recent weeks. Am preparing to leave again even now. So it goes Blessings. ~ Kalki·· 17:00, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
Stay warm! BD2412 T 21:44, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Happy New Year of the Yáng!Edit

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Happy New Year! In the Chinese Calendar, as many of you are aware, it is now the Year of the Yáng — a Year of the Goat (or Sheep — or Ram). I had planned to make note of this, and a few other things, much earlier in the day, but was called away suddenly, before I had a chance to do so, and have just returned in time to do a bit of QOTD work, and must be leaving again soon. Will probably try to do more here within a few hours, but I expect to be extremely busy for at least another day or two, before I am likely to have much time to do much here. So it goes Blessings. ~ Kalki·· 23:52, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

Quote of the day todayEdit

Good song. :) -- Cirt (talk) 01:14, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Congrats on admin!Edit

Sorry I'm late ;-) Just congratulating you for finally getting the mop and bucket back! --Goldenburg111 23:18, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Thanks. Unfortunately I have been too busy with other things to spend much time here lately, but expect to have at least a little more soon. I was away most of this day, arrived home a short while ago in time to do some QOTD work and must be leaving again soon. I might be able to do a bit more here in a few hours. ~ Kalki·· 23:23, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Hopeful of greater time for activity here in the next week or so...Edit

I had actually had expected to have MUCH more time here today than I ended up having, but was called away early today, just as I was preparing to begin work here, and was busy with many things elsewhere most of the day. I expect to have at least slightly more time to work here in the upcoming week than I have had in recent weeks, and will attempt to examine and respond to some problems and issues which have recently been evident here in the coming days. There will still be some things keeping me busy elsewhere, but I don’t expect them to consume as much of my time in the coming week as they have recently. ~ Kalki·· 00:32, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Once again, in the past day, I was a bit busier with other matters than I had expected to be. I have just returned from being out in what is being forecast to be one of the coldest nights in many years in this area of Maine in which I reside, and the temperature was falling fast.
I expect to remain busy with many somewhat more urgent matters than some of those I perceive significant here, for the next day or two, but still am expecting a bit more "free-time" this week to work here than I have had lately. We shall see how things proceed, and I will probably do a bit more here before the night is over, amidst many other activities. So it goes Blessings. ~ Kalki·· 00:17, 24 February 2015 (UTC) + tweaks
I have been away from my current residence more than I had expected in recent days, and even what few matters I have been able to attend to here have somewhat delayed me taking care of some urgent matters I expect to have done within the next few days, and others of significance which I hope to have done within the next couple of months.
Within the next month I will attempting to get many things done at my current residence, prior to moving back to my more usual residence, probably very early next month. I have been a bit more busy than anticipated with several things, and expect that many of my opportunities for relaxing will probably be diminishing in coming weeks. I do look forward to attending to a few things here as relatively relaxing compared to some other tasks, but know there are likely to be some frustrating contentions as well, and amidst many other activities keeping me busy, I am considering how best to engage in some of these. I will probably be too busy with other things to do much here for at least a few hours. So it goes.... ~ Kalki·· 00:24, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

English Qs.Edit

Two quick questions, if you don't mind.

.....and sourced it as best as I could. [2]

I wrote that in a hurry, but it doesn't sound right. 1) Can "source" be used as a verb (in the sense of finding and adding a source somewhere)? And 2) should it be "as best I could" (instead of "as best as I could")? Thanks ~ DanielTom (talk) 11:40, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Many words in English can be used in both verb and noun forms, though to do so is rarer with many words than with some commonly used in both ways. We have used "source" in both ways here for many years, though I believe it is relatively rarely used as a verb among most people. Either way of indicating you did "as best you could" are acceptable, though perhaps there would be some preference for the simpler form. I just checked in here and noticed your note and a few other things, and am perhaps just briefly back, as I have been more involved with many other things than I had anticipated in the last day or so. I might do a few things here within the next hour or so, before attending to many other things I expect to be busy with for at least a few days yet. ~ Kalki·· 12:54, 26 February 2015 (UTC)


Do you think you could add a quote by Leonard Nimoy today? Lots of pictures to choose from. I suggest using this quote. ~ DanielTom (talk) 18:20, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

I had been trying to arrange something for one by Michel de Montaigne, but agree Nimoy's death is significant enough to override anything I was developing on those lines. Your suggestion is a good one, and I will probably work on it or any other formal suggestions made within a few hours. I have to soon be leaving for at least an hour or two, but should be back in plenty of time to develop something to post. ~ Kalki·· 18:36, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
[3]? ~ DanielTom (talk) 18:45, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

I very briefly considered using two, but I believe it would probably be preferable to stick to just one, unless a choice had already been made, as had occurred in some cases in the past. ~ Kalki·· 18:49, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

Okay, thank you. ~ DanielTom (talk) 18:54, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
Wherever your life ends, it is all there. The advantage of living is not measured by length, but by use; some men have lived long, and lived little; attend to it while you are in it. It lies in your will, not in the number of years, for you to have lived enough.
~ Michel de Montaigne ~
The miracle is this
The more we share...
The more
We have
~ Leonard Nimoy ~

The above quote of Montaigne I had been considering actually probably would work well, with images of Nimoy and other things — but there are probably about 3 hours yet before a final decision must be made and your suggestion of the lines of Nimoy are some I will be thinking upon while I am gone. ~ Kalki·· 19:19, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

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