Category: Quotations

Thoughts from around the world on things often left unsaid.

Said: Proust

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

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…

Life Purpose

“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

Said Meredith

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;…

Said Gombrich

“There is no such thing as art. There are only artists.” Ernst Gombrich

Said Freud

It is a mistake to believe that a science consists…

Said: James

“Nothing simplifies so much as a great passion.” Henry James

Said: Einstein

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

Said: O’Toole

“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”

Said: Asimov

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

Said: Krishnamurti

“The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.” Jiddu Krishnamurti

Said: Frankl

“That which gives light must endure burning.” Viktor Frankl

Said: Heisenberg

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

Said: James

“Nothing simplifies so much as a great passion.” Henry James