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….

-The … Read the rest

Shunryu Suzuki

-When you try to understand everything, you will not understand anything. The best way is to understand yourself, and then you will understand everything.

-Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it … Read the rest

Stanley Kubrick Quotations

-Ghost stories appeal to our craving for immortality. If you can be afraid of a ghost, then you have to believe that a ghost may exist. And if a ghost exists then oblivion might not be the end.
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Bill Hicks Quotations

-It’s just a ride and we can change it any time we want. It’s only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money, a choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want … Read the rest

Jean Piaget Quotations

-The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done–men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
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Barbara Kafka Quotations

-Overweight is one of America’s major health problems; I think that is because we love our food too little, not too much. If it tastes fabulous, if every bite delights, if we really pay attention, we will end up eating … Read the rest

Pema Chodron Quotations

-It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.… 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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Margaret Laurence Quotations

Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally danced all these and more, and danced them figuratively … Read the rest

Giordano Bruno

It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a … Read the rest

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

Epicurus

-Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

-Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

-If … Read the rest

Michael Shermer Quotations

-Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.

-But because we live in an age of science, we have a preoccupation with corroborating our myths.

-But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, … Read the rest

Anthony Euwer

As a beauty I’m not a great star.
There are others more handsome, by far,
But my face-I don’t mind it
For I am behind it;
It’s the people in front get the jar.
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John Belushi Quotations

-In your 20s, you feel like you’re indestructible, that nothing can kill you and you laugh at death. You go on and stay up for days and do as many things as you can and then, in your 30s, you … Read the rest

Abigail Van Buren

The best index to a person’s character is (a) how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can’t fight back.
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