Ovid Quotations

-Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

-I can’t live either without you or with you.

-We two form a multitude.

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Sam Harris Quotations

-The link between belief and behavior raises the stakes considerably. Some propositions are so dangerous that it may even be ethical to kill people for believing them. This may seem an extraordinary claim, but it merely enunciates an ordinary fact … Read the rest

Li Po

The birds have vanished in the sky, and now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and I until only the mountain remains.
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Damien Hirst Quotations

-I think there’s a handful of eye people and billions of ear people. Some people go look at it and think it’s great, so they buy it, and all these other people hear that they’ve bought it so they buy … Read the rest

James Howard Kunstler

-Anybody who thinks we’re going to be using cars twenty-five years from now the way we’ve been accustomed to using them in the recent past ought to have his head examined. That phase of our national history is over….

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Paul Valery Quotations

-A poem is never finished, only abandoned.

-Our fine arts were developed, their types and uses were established, in times very different from the present, by men whose power of action upon things was insignificant in comparison with ours. But … Read the rest

John Heider

-When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

-If you want to be free, learn to live simply. Use what you have and be content where you are.
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Joseph Epstein Quotations

-The acquisition of one sort of ability often makes that of another unlikely, if not impossible … To take the gifts one does have, to concentrate one’s strength upon their development, to disallow distractions – none of these is an … Read the rest

Howard Zinn

We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children
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Kazuo Inamori Quotations

-Too many people think only of their own profit. But business opportunity seldom knocks on the door of self-centered people. No customer ever goes to a store merely to please the storekeeper.
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David Gergen

A leader’s role is to raise people’s aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.
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Carl Sagan Quotations

-A poignant metaphor of “stewardship” has emerged. Especially recently -the idea that humans are the caretakers of the earth, put here for the purpose, accountable, now and into the indefinite future, to the landlord.

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Felix E. Schelling

True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
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