Francis Bacon Quotations

-Nothing is terrible except fear itself.

-A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

-Some men covet knowledge out of a natural curiosity and inquisitive temper; some to entertain the mind with variety and delight; some for ornament … 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….

-The … Read the rest

Lisa Williams Quotations

The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good … Read the rest

Mel Brooks Quotations

-I really don’t want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you’re alive, you’ve got to flap your arms and legs, you’ve got to jump around a lot, you’ve got to make a lot of noise, because life … Read the rest

Dogen Zenji

Not to study the Buddha way is to fall into the realm of shameless and erroneous ways. All preceding and succeeding Buddhas always practice the Buddha way.

-A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even … Read the rest

Chriswell Freeman Quotations

-Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths that give life perspective and meaning. When it comes to life’s most important lessons, we can all use gentle reminders.
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John Locke Quotations

-I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

-[Children] are travelers newly arrived in a strange country of which they know nothing.

-Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking … 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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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

-We have come to think of art and work as incompatible, or at least independent categories and have for the first time in history created an industry without art.

-The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the … Read the rest

Penelope Fitzgerald

It’s very good for an idea to be commonplace. The important thing is that a new idea should develop out of what is already there so that it soon becomes an old acquaintance. Old acquaintances aren’t by any means always … Read the rest