The Quotations of Wisdom

"Falling Through Insanity"
  -Chris Greenley

"Politics is a perverse prism through which Truth is refracted into multiple interests leading to the intellectual and spiritual deception of people. is the extent to which their understanding is limited and truth is lost.

Truth is like a tapestry. It is gazing on the whole. It is active and alive. It is a verb. Politics is fixing one's gaze on a few threads leading to the death of the whole ... the fading or dismantling of the tapestry.

Much of modernity's political thought approximates religious idolatry."

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."
  -Ronald Reagan

"Life is a sexually transmitted disease"

"All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
  -Samuel Butler

"At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice."
  -Albert Einstein

"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic."
  -Joseph Stalin

"The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion."
  -Washington Irving

"The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death."
  -Montaigne (Michel Eyquem de Montaigne)

"Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels."
  -Benjamin Disraeli

"Almost all aspects of life are engineered at the molecular level,
and without understanding molecules we can only have a very
sketchy understanding of life itself."
  -Francis Crick

"Erst kommt das Fressen, dann kommt die Moral.
(Food comes first, then morals.)
  -Bertolt Brecht

"Moralitšt ist Heerden-Instinkt in Einzelnen."
(Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.)
  -Friedrich Nietzsche

"Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever,
by any religion, by any sect."
  -Jiddu Krishnamurti

"More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads.
One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness.
The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  -Woody Allen

"I donít want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying."
  -Woody Allen

"I donít mind your being killed, but I object to your being taken prisoner."

"Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create,
so that he can add to what heís been given. But up to now he hasnít been a creator,
only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild lifeís become extinct,
the climateís ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day."
  -Anton Chekhov

"...if one does not have wild dreams of achievement,
there is no spur even to get the dishes washed.
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being."
  -May Sarton

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."
  -Winston Churchill

"I have seen the future; and it works."
  -Lincoln Steffens

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