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I saw this quote on Modern Marvels, a History Channel show, today from Twentieth Century Fox’s movie executive Darryl Zanuck who predicted in 1946 that TV wouldn’t last six months after its introduction.

“People will get tired of staring at a plywood box every night” he said.

I’m happy to see that the movie industry was just as forward thinking 60 years ago as they are today. Way to embrace new technology and use it expand your business and your relationship with customers. Can you imagine if they movie industry never embraced TV? Few if any movies would ever make a profit.

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Thank you John

Quote from Martha Graham passed along to me by John Emery….

There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable it is nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open.
You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep open and aware directly to the urges that motivate you.
Keep the channel open. No artist is pleased. There is no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer, divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive.

You never know what will help explain a feeling that you can’t put into words. This basically sums up 2006 for me. 2007 and beyond are slowly starting to come into focus…

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A quote from Albert Einstein that we should all put into practice.

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. ”

I repeat this in my head every time I’m designing a web page or web site or doing anything else for that matter.

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