Quotations

Thoughts from around the world on things often left unsaid.

Said: Proust

October 19, 2011
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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

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Read: Rigid

December 28, 2010
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Read: Rigid

“Rigidity of the ego-shell is one of the malformations of the afflicted I; the opposite one is that often with no protective shell whatever. If in the former case the “vessel of life” is too tight, in the latter no proper vessel has ever been formed. Such as it is, it leaks everywhere.  Its...

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Life Purpose

December 28, 2010
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“A person’s life purpose is nothing more than to rediscover, through the detours of art, or love, or passionate work, those one or two images in the presence of which his or her heart first opened.” Albert Camus

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Said Meredith

December 22, 2010
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Dirge in Woods A wind sways the pines, And below Not a breath of wild air; Still as the mosses that glow On the flooring and over the lines Of the roots here and there. The pine-tree drops its dead; They are quiet, as under the sea. Overhead, overhead Rushes life in a race,...

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Said Gombrich

December 9, 2010
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“There is no such thing as art. There are only artists.” Ernst Gombrich

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Said Whitehead

November 8, 2010
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In formal logic...

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Said Freud

November 6, 2010
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It is a mistake to believe that a science consists...

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Said: James

October 23, 2010
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“Nothing simplifies so much as a great passion.” Henry James

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Said: Einstein

September 21, 2010
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“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.” Albert Einstein

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Said: O’Toole

September 20, 2010
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“When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.” Peter O’Toole from “The Ruling Class”

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Said: Asimov

September 19, 2010
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“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is” Isaac Asimov

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Said: Krishnamurti

September 18, 2010
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“The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.” Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Said: Frankl

September 17, 2010
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“That which gives light must endure burning.” Viktor Frankl

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Said: Heisenberg

September 16, 2010
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What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning. Werner Heisenberg

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Said: James

September 15, 2010
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“Nothing simplifies so much as a great passion.” Henry James

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