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You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad. - Aldous Huxley
“Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.”
― Charles Bukowski
There is no great genius without some touch of madness. - Aristotle
“How come we can invent better ways to kill each other, but not one to preserve peace!”
― Abhijit Naskar
It is not, of course, complete yet - but some sentences were understood this afternoon... I feel that I have at last struck the solution of a great problem - and the day is coming when telegraph wires will be laid onto houses just like water or gas - and friends converse with each other without leaving home. - Alexander Graham Bell
*points up* a visionary
“It's all a series of serendipities
with no beginnings and no ends.
Such infinitesimal possibilities
Through which love transcends.”
― Ana Claudia Antunes, The Tao of Physical and Spiritual
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles M. Schulz
“I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.”
― Chaim Potok, The Chosen
The ocean is a mighty harmonist. - William Wordsworth
A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. - Louis L'Amour
“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
― Ernest Hemingway
Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor. - Anne Lamott
“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
― W.C. Fields
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything. - Anatole France
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
― Lao Tzu
If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl. - Amy Winehouse
“You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.”
― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. - Voltaire
“Do one thing every day that scares you.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt
I have a wish. It as a fear as well - that in my end will be my beginning. - Che Guevara
“Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.”
― Kurt Vonnegut
A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth. - Thomas Mann
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else. - Winston Churchill
“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
― Albert Camus
"Normality is a paved road: it’s comfortable to walk but no flowers grow.” – Vincent van Gogh
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception. - Carl Sagan
“The Seven Social Sins are:
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle.
From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.”
― Frederick Lewis Donaldson
We are delightfully trapped by our memories. I can't drink a bottle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieux Telegraphe without revisiting a hotel bistro in Luzerne, Switzerland, where I ate a large bowl of a peppery Basque baby goat stew. A sip and a bite. A bite and sip. Goose bumps come with the divine conjunction of food and wine. - Jim Harrison
“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
― Lewis Carroll
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. - Mark Twain
“That’s what winter is: an exercise in remembering how to still yourself then how to come pliantly back to life again.”
― Ali Smith
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell
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