“Tactics are not a substitute for knowledge.
Cleverness without truth is manipulation.
     ~ Gregory Koukl

“A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”
     ~ Edgar Mohn

“The accuracy of the strike is only as good as the intelligence used to justify the decision to deploy it.”
     ~ Laila Yuile

“Fast is fine, but accuracy is final. You must learn to be slow in a hurry.”
     ~ Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp

“All the answers lie
just beyond our sight;
Where time stands still,
at the speed of light.
     ~ Lionel Ledbetter

“At first you believe you're creating something out of nothing, but before long you realize that it's an unpacking of what's already there.”
     ~ Rebecca Martin MacDormand

“Some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.”
     ~ Howard Phillips Lovecraft

“Metaphors reign where mysteries reside.”
     ~ Charles W. Missler

“Superstition is outside reason; so is revelation.”
     ~ Algernon Blackwood

“Were I to reveal the details of my art, the devil might enslave you.”
     ~ Johann Ernst Elias Bessler

“The divine design has strictly defined all things and phenomena - there is nothing accidental.”
     ~ Peter Deunov

“Design defines divine intelligence.”
     ~ S. Miriam Clifford

“Superstition and accident manifest the will of God.”
     ~ Carl Jung

“God allows everything to happen for a reason. Circumstances will either direct you, correct or perfect you.”
     ~ Thembisile Kumalo

“Some accidents are stronger, wiser than any design.”
     ~ David Brin

“The only thing faster than the speed of thought is the speed of forgetfulness.”
     ~ Vera Nazarian

“If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.”
     ~ Mark Twain

“If you know your history. Then you would know where you're coming from.”
     ~ Nesta Robert Marley

“Authenticity is hard to fake.”
     ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru

“Ethics is the creed that defines your deed. Your deed is your morality. And Integrity is the art of having your creed and deed actually mesh.”
     ~ Dana Lynne Pitely

“It is good to be never pessimistic, better to be optimistic than to be idealistic, but the best as always is to be realistic in a world full of people being only materialistic.”
     ~ Anuj Somany

“In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.”
     ~ Czeslaw Milosz

“Secrets seduce our integrity.”
     ~ Victor L Guerrero

“We must embrace our history - good and bad - and learn from it. We can't rewrite it, and we can't deny it. We cannot. A country that doesn't have a history is forever condemned to be a child.”
     ~ Richard O'Bryan

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
     ~ Henry Stanley Haskins

“You can only begin where you find yourself.”
     ~ Stuart Wilde

“Not all those who wander are lost.”
     ~ John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

“There is no other place I want to be. Right here, right now.
Watching the world wake up from history.
     ~ Mike Edwards

“What you need to strive for is excellence, not perfection.”
     ~ Phillip McGraw

“If you see someone winning all the time, he isn't gambling, he's cheating.”
     ~ Malcolm X Little

“Upon the world he made his mark, and from him we learn how not to be one.”
     ~ Jeff Smith

“The game was created to demonstrate the futility of individual effort.
If the champion defeats the meaning for which the game was designed, then he must lose.
     ~ William Neal Harrison

“The world is a college of corporations, inexorably determined by the immutable bylaws of business.”
     ~ Sidney Aaron Chayefsky

“No one can ever master the game... or conquer it. You can only challenge it.”
     ~ Louis Clark Brock

“Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.”
     ~ Arnold Palmer

“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.”
     ~ Wayne Gretzky

“Shrink from this, shrink from that, you wind up shrunk!”
     ~ Ray Bradbury

“If you read with your eyes shut, you're likely to find
that the place where you're going is far, far behind.
     ~ Theodore Geisel (Dr.Seuss)

“You are what you read — so choose carefully, since the wrong kind of food for thought can cause serious mental indigestion.”
     ~ David Konstan

“The blind reader, who swallows good and bad ideas indiscriminately, suffers from intellectual indigestion.”
     ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

“Having eyes, see ye not?
and having ears, hear ye not?
     ~ Mark the Evangelist

“One cannot shut one΄s eyes to things not seen with the eyes.”
     ~ Charles Morgan

“The digestive process of the mind is incomplete, superficial; and right here the foundation is laid for mental malnutrition and intellectual anaemia.”
     ~ William S. Sadler

“The facts must be revealed.
The truth, after all, is a laxative for the soul.
     ~ Mark Mirabello

“Ac proinde haec cognitio, 'Ego cogito, Ergo sum', est omnium prima et certissima, quae cuilibet ordine philosophanti occurrat.”
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“Accordingly, the knowledge, 'I am thinking, therefore I exist', is the first and most certain that occurs to one who philosophizes orderly.”
     ~ Renι Descartes

“Egotism is the root of all evil, as sacrifice is the root of all virtue.”
     ~ Giuseppe Mazzini

“Reality is whatever refuses to go away when I stop believing in it.”
     ~ Philip K. Dick

“There are two things to aim at in life:
first to get what you want and, after that, to enjoy it.
Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
     ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

“You think you own whatever land you land on
The earth is just a dead thing you can claim
But I know every rock and tree and creature
Has a life, has a spirit, has a name
     ~ Stephen Lawrence Schwartz

“Blind unrelenting drive for growth is to the biosphere what a cancerous tumor is to an organism.”
     ~ Howard Hawkins

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.”
     ~ Ernst Friedrich Schumacher

“Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.”
     ~ Thomas Alva Edison

“We may pass violets looking for roses.
We may pass contentment looking for victory.
     ~ Bern Williams

“Don't waste too much effort in searching for conspiracies.
Most of the harm done in the world is out of stupidity, not by design.
     ~ Gerard K. O'Neill

“A conspiracy of silence is just as bad as a conspiracy of action.”
     ~ Joseph Soloveitchik

“The world suffers a lot.
Not because of the violence of bad people,
but because of the silence of good people

     ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

“The aim of education is not knowledge but action.”
     ~ Edward Spencer

“Not much longer shall we have time for reading lessons of the past.
An inexorable present calls us to the defense of a great future.
     ~ Henry Robinson Luce

“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”
     ~ H.G. Wells

“It should be possible to discover the hidden mechanics by which all traditional elements of our political and spiritual world were dissolved into a conglomeration where everything seems to have lost specific value, and has become unrecognizable for human comprehension, unusable for human purpose.”
     ~ Hannah Arendt

“Originδre Lebenstreibe werden von einer όberstrengen, grausamen, inneren Moralinstanz verdrδngt. Dann kann sich im Schattenreich der Seele der Widerstreit von Drang und Hemmung, Trieb und Abwehr, Verlangen und Verbot, verkapseln und eine leidvolle neurotische Notlφsung erzwingen.”
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“Primary life drives become displaced by an overstrict, cruel, inner morality authority. Then the conflict between urge and inhibition, impulse and repulsion, desire and ban, encapsulate and force a painful neurotic compromise in the shadow realm of the soul.”
     ~ Ludwig Jakob Pongratz

“A trustee is held to something stricter than the morals of the marketplace. Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior.”
     ~ Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

“If any of us takes a rest,
We'll be arrested sure,
And get no restitution
'Cause the rest we must endure.
     ~ Lyman Frank Baum

“It is better to suffer, than to do, wrong.”
     ~ Pythagoras of Samos

“Truth may sometimes hurt, but delusion harms.”
     ~ Vanna Bonta

“When ‘Do no Evil’ has been understood,
Then learn the harder, braver rule,
‘Do Good’.”
     ~ Arthur Guiterman

“There are ways to avoid the holocaust and to make the world a cleaner place. We must never cease to search for them.”
     ~ Victor F. Weisskopf

“When we think about our lives, we always go wrong when we mistake the fluctuating amounts for the sum.”
     ~ Tada Saikichi

“There exists a simple equation between freedom and numbers.
The more people, the less freedom.
     ~ Royal Robbins

“We must all hang together, or we will surely all hang separately.”
     ~ Benjamin Franklin

I think about dying.
About disease, starvation,
violence, terrorism, war,
the end of the world.
It helps keep my mind off things.
     ~ Roger McGough

“Fear does strange things to people.
We didn't know we were tired, that we'd been driving ourselves like devils all night. And none of us even realized we were frightened. There was just the feeling of a great hand pressing behind us in the blackness, and each hour it pushed a little harder and we tried to go a little faster. Whenever we stopped for a few sec­onds it was not to rest, but to listen.
     ~ Alexander Hill Key

“Lebensgefahr ist ein wirksames Mittel gegen fixe Ideen.”
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“Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas.”
     ~ Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel

“Ultimate horror often paralyses memory in a merciful way.”
     ~ Howard Phillips Lovecraft

“Abruptly the poker of memory stirs the ashes of recollection and uncovers a forgotten ember, still smoldering down there, still hot, still glowing, still red.”
     ~ William Manchester

“People's memories are maybe the fuel they burn to stay alive.”
     ~ Murakami Haruki

“We are not troubled by things, but by the opinions which we have of things.”
     ~ Epictetus

“The world is only evil when you become its slave.”
     ~ Henri Jozef Nouwen

“Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.”
     ~ Honorι Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau

“In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow you to get some entertainment out of it.”
     ~ Daniel Waterse

“Superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison.
Laughter is the antidote.
     ~ George Gurdjieff

“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.”
     ~ Horace Walpole

“Clowns are sad, it's folks that laugh at them. Well, I'm gonna be a new kind of clown.
I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks

     ~ Harper Lee

“Humour is one of the best ingredients of survival.”
     ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

“If you can laugh, you gotta laugh at yourself first.”
     ~ Michael Jordan

“Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.”
     ~ Gordon Bitner Hinckley

“Rejoice! Rejoice! We have no choice, but to carry on.”
     ~ Stephen Stills

“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic
     ~ George Carlin

“If anything can survive the probe of humour it is clearly of value.”
     ~ Eric Idle

“Ridicule is a weak weapon, when leveled at a strong mind;
But common men are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
     ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper

“Humour is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.”
     ~ Mary Hirsch

“Comedy is tragedy plus time.”
     ~ Carol Creighton Burnett

“Misery loves comedy.”
     ~ Ivan Brunetti

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”
     ~ Victor Borge

“Even elixir in excess is toxin.”
     ~ Venkatachalam Irai Anbu

“Le ridicule est une des extrιmitιs du subtil.”
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“The ridiculous is one of the extremes of the subtle.”
     ~ Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac

“God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.”
     ~ Franηois-Marie Arouet

“A face just covers a skull awhile.
Stretch that skull-cover and smile.
     ~ Jack Kerouac

“The skull lieth beneath the face, as death lieth alongside life.”
     ~ Robert Silverberg

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand,
while imagination embraces the entire world,
and all there ever will be to know and understand

     ~ Albert Einstein

“Knowledge is like a sphere; the greater its volume, the larger its contact with the unknown
     ~ Blaise Pascal

“We’re always exploring and experimenting. We call it Imagineering - the blending of creative imagination with technical know-how.”
     ~ Walter Elias Disney

“Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.”
     ~ William Melvin Hicks

“Dream as if you'll live forever.
Live as if you'll die today.
     ~ James Byron Dean

“The idea is to die young as late as possible.”
     ~ Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu

“To execute great things, one should live as though one would never die.”
     ~ Marquis de Vauvenargues

“He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was.”
     ~ Douglas Adams

“A dream is a friendly way of letting you know what you've been doing without scaring you.”
     ~ Stephany Fay Cohen

“Sometimes the things we dream about are merely the heart's way of protecting us from what we really want.”
     ~ Sharon L. Naeole

“I believed that I wanted to be a poet, but deep down I just wanted to be a poem.”
     ~ Jaime Gil de Biedma

“The first step toward enlightenment is disillusionment.”
     ~ Mike Twohy

“Enlightenment leads to benightedness. Science entails nescience.”
     ~ Philippe Verdoux

“Morsels of truth swim around and give the reassurance albeit false, that the whole mixture is real and true. The thinking processes attempt to organize this whole cesspool of illusions according to the laws of plausibility. This level of consciousness is supposed to reflect reality.”
     ~ Erich Fromm

“In fireworks are released, all the explosive pyrotechnics of a dream. The inflammable desires, dampened by day under the cold water of consciousness, are ignited at night by the libertarian matches of sleep, and burst forth in showers of shimmering incandescence.”
     ~ Kenneth Wilbur Anglemeyer

“One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.”
     ~ Salvador Dalν

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
     ~ Edgar A. Poe

“The dreamers of the day are dangerous men,
for they may act out their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
     ~ T.E. Lawrence

“The dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality of tomorrow.”
     ~ Robert Goddard

“You can analyze the past, but you have to design the future.”
     ~ Edward de Bono

“The future ain't what it used to be.”
     ~ Yogi Berra

“Some people think the world will end.
I’ve often wondered when it might get started.
     ~ Stuart Wilde

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”
     ~ Alan Kay

“I wrote my own future. I had to.
It was the only way out.
     ~ John Lydon

“I was just trying to open the doors... but walls fell down
     ~ Saket Assertive

“For the most part, men live within the framework of institutions whose architecture is not of their own choosing.
That they are generally content to do so springs more from passive acceptance than from considered approval.
     ~ Louis Wasserman

“When someone else writes your script, you're not living. You're just playing a part.”
     ~ Donald G. Smith

“Of all the excuses this is most morbid:
‘I did the thing because others did’.”
     ~ Arthur Guiterman

“We have no wish for uniformity. It is not essential to unity.
Nay, it has often been its hindrance and its scourge.
     ~ Leonard Bacon

“Control your destiny or somebody else will.”
     ~ John Francis Welch Jr.

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
     ~ Oscar Wilde

“Men accept servility in order to acquire wealth; as if they could acquire anything of their own when they cannot even assert that they belong to themselves.”
     ~ Ιtienne de La Boιtie

“A life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed.
Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's own need to think.
     ~ Otto Adolf Eichmann

“Even paradise could become a prison if one had enough time to take notice of the walls.”
     ~ Morgan Rhodes

“Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage;
Minds innocent and quiet take
That for an hermitage.
     ~ Richard Lovelace

“Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.”
     ~ Eugene O'Neill

“Se judice, nemo nocens absolvitur.”
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“By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.”
     ~ Decimus Junius Juvenalis

“Four walls are three too many for a prison — you only need one for an execution.”
     ~ Juan Domingo de Monteverde

“The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
     ~ Anais Nin

“What you inherit may not be as valuable as what you earn.”
     ~ Jamie Johnson

“I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's.”
     ~ William Blake

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world;
the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
     ~ George Bernard Shaw

“I passionately hate the idea of being 'with it',
I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
     ~ Orson Welles

“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe.”
     ~ Joseph Campbell

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
     ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
     ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

“In speaking of music, one cannot ignore the geometries and mathematics that give rise to it. And when we speak of mathematics, of necessity our discussion will wander into the realm of metaphysics.”
     ~ Mark Conway Wirt

“Comparison is the enemy to creativity.”
     ~ E'yen A. Gardner

“Art is a revolt against destiny.”
     ~ Andre Malraux

“The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him.”
     ~ Federico Garcνa Lorca

“Art is either a plagiarist or a revolutionist.”
     ~ Paul Gaugin

“When I need to identify rebels, I look for men with principles.”
     ~ Frank Herbert

“Art is anything you can get away with.”
     ~ Andrew Warhola

“Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art.”
     ~ Susan Sontag

“As part of his bargain with the dark powers of at any rate his own intellect, he must be resigned to be considered somewhat uncivilized. The critic, no less than the artist, must be prepared to draw blood.”
     ~ James Fitzsimmons

“I shall toy with you... tease you with a vivid palette of pain... before framing the masterpiece of your death
     ~ Doug Moench

“Draw blood with a pen and a line of red ink instead of a needle in a vein.”
     ~ Josh MacIvor-Andersen

“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
     ~ Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr (Novalis)

“Artists are the engineers of the soul.”
     ~ Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin)

“You can return to your original blueprint where thought, word and deed are one. In order to reach this divine expression and surrender, you have to be humble and confess your faults and shortcomings, and forgive them.”
     ~ Padma Aon Prakasha

“The artist only has to create one masterpiece, himself, constantly.”
     ~ Yves Klein

“Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.”
     ~ Alexis Carrell

“An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.”
     ~ Jerome David Salinger

“One should not become an artist because he can, but because he must. It is only for those who would be miserable without it.”
     ~ Irving Tannenbaum

“Bleed me of art, and there won't be enough liquid left in me to spit!”
     ~ Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

“The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure... To him, he's always doing both.”
     ~ James Michener

“But yield who will to their separation,
My object in living is to unite
My avocation and my vocation
As my two eyes make one in sight.
     ~ Robert Frost

“The one thing I've learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously.
The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.
     ~ Margot Fonteyn

“Making a living is necessary and often satisfying; eventually, making a difference becomes more important.”
     ~ David Campbell

“All my life, I've always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.”
     ~ Lily Tomlin

“I do not seek, I find.”
     ~ Pablo Picasso

“In art, the best is good enough.”
     ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.”
     ~ Salvador Dalν

“What you do is of little significance,
but it is very important that you do it.
     ~ Mohandas Gandhi

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”
     ~ Edmund Burke

“No intellect is too small to see the great and all.”
     ~ Paul Lloyd Warner

“I am the universe wrapped in skin.”
     ~ Joy Elizabeth Williams

“Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe.
Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.
     ~ Nikola Tesla

“It is not easy to tear any event out of the context of the universe in which it occurred without detaching from it some factor that influenced it.”
     ~ Carroll Quigley

“The natural path from nonentity to greatness is to forget that you are a gram
and feel yourself instead a millionth of a ton.
     ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin

“Permanence is perceived only through the snapshot of a human life.”
     ~ Brad Cran

“Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
     ~ John Burroughs

“We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.”
     ~ Jonathan Swift

“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.”
     ~ Karl Heinrich Marx

“There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.”
     ~ George Bernard Shaw

“When people quarrel about religion they drag god into their squabbles
     ~ Chief Dan George

“With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.
But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion

     ~ Steven Weinberg

“The massive threats to human welfare stem mainly from deliberate acts of principle rather than from unrestrained acts of impulse.”
     ~ Albert Bandura

“When religious people quarrel about religion, or hungry people about their victuals,
it looks as if they had not much of either about them

     ~ Benjamin Franklin

“And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands.
As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.
     ~ John the Evangelist

“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires.
Seek discipline and find your liberty.
     ~ Frank Herbert

“Habent enim et spinae flores. Quaedam uero uidentur aspera, uidentur truculenta, sed fiunt ad disciplinam dictante caritate.”
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“Thorns also have flowers: some actions truly seem rough, seem savage; howbeit they are done for discipline at the bidding of charity.”
     ~ Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis

“What one approves, another scorns, and thus his nature each discloses.
You find the rosebush full of thorns, I find the thornbush full of roses.
     ~ Arthur Guiterman

“The leaves, the blossoms and the fruit upon a living tree; they cannot be constructed and imposed from without.
Uniformity is not unity; nor is it of course evidence of Unity.
     ~ Leonard Bacon

“For to the fruit giving is a need as receiving is a need to the root.”
     ~ Kahlil Gibran

“A weed is but an unloved flower
     ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“The maple and the pine may whisper to each other with their leaves. But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through the ocean’s bottom. Just so there is a continuum of cosmic consciousness, against which our individuality builds but accidental fences.”
     ~ William James

“You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”
     ~ Trina Paulus

“Fear plants the whisper to beware but doesn't look to see who's there.”
     ~ Vanna Bonta

“True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.”
     ~ Lyman Frank Baum

“I like smoke and lightning
Heavy metal thunder
Racing in the wind
And the feeling that I'm under.
     ~ Dennis Edmonton

“None can be free who is a slave to, and ruled by, his passions.”
     ~ Pythagoras of Samos

“Obedience is the path to command.”
     ~ Idries Shah

“Love is metaphysical gravity.”
     ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

“Where love rules, there is no will to power,
and where power predominates, love is lacking.
The one is the shadow of the other

     ~ Carl Jung

“Power has to be insecure to be responsive.”
     ~ Ralph Nader

“The opposite of faith is not doubt or even unbelief, but rather, fear
     ~ Rich Vincent

“Fear leads to the production of mental indigestion and other disorders of the mind.”
     ~ William S. Sadler

“The warrior utilises eustress where the worrier is more in distress.”
     ~ Lesley Rodgers

“Distress can be disastrous if you don't figure out a way to declutter.”
     ~ Diana Ellen Judd

“By vigilant intellect, one can effectively avoid mind's injury. Destress the distress.”
     ~ Venkatachalam Chokkalingam

“I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain

     ~ Frank Herbert

“Love does not push fear away; it gently holds it and then lets it go
     ~ Yvonne Spence

“Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy
     ~ Joel Osteen

“If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell,
because that is exactly where it came from

     ~ Brigham Young

“It is not power that corrupts but fear.
Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and
fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it

     ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

“Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.”
     ~ Bertie Charles Forbes

“I’ve been cheated but never defeated.”
     ~ Andre Dirrell

“There is an art of conducting one's self in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up.”
     ~ Rene Daumal

“Conscience is that which hurts when everything else feels good.”
     ~ George Vavoulis

“There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball,
And that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
     ~ Ogden Nash

“A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.”
     ~ Doug Larson

“If we don't always have a conscious conscience, we have a subliminal one, from which the memory of past wrongs is not so easily erased.”
     ~ Ewa Wydra

“Dialectical thought is related to vulgar thinking in the same way that a motion picture is related to a still photograph. The motion picture does not outlaw the still photograph but combines a series of them according to the laws of motion.”
     ~ Lev Davidovich Bronstein

“The memory is less like a movie, a permanent emulsion of chemicals on celluloid, and more like a play - subtly different each time it’s performed.”
     ~ Jonah Lehrer

“Every man's memory is his private literature.”
     ~ Aldous Huxley

“These are used emotions. It's time to trade them in. Memories were meant to fade - they're designed that way for a reason.”
     ~ James Francis Cameron

“Memory atrophies unless it is communicated.”
     ~ Barbara Clow

“Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.”
     ~ Leon Uris

“Whatever the arena, our hearts experience the failure to be heard as an absence of concern. Conflict doesn’t necessarily disappear when we acknowledge each other’s point of view, but it’s almost certain to get worse if we don’t.”
     ~ Michael P. Nichols

“Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so such
     ~ Oscar Wilde

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed

     ~ Carl Jung

“The man who has done you great injury or injustice makes himself a guest in your house forever.
Perhaps only forgiveness can dislodge him

     ~ Cormac McCarthy

“Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could be any different
     ~ Iyanla Vanzant

“Forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember.”
     ~ Lewis B. Smedes

“Remember, there is no rejection, only feedback.”
     ~ James Murdock

“It's much better to be criticized than ignored.”
     ~ Stuart Hameroff M.D.

“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference
     ~ Elie Wiesel

“Blasphemy is, after all, among the highest tributes that can be paid to the power of a symbol.
The blasphemer takes symbols as seriously as the idolater.
     ~ Neil Postman

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
     ~ Evelyn Beatrice Hall

“If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation.”
     ~ Matthew Weiner

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.”
     ~ Stephen Edwin King

“I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.”
     ~ Alan Greenspan

“It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to.”
     ~ Jerome David Salinger

“Eschew obfuscation, espouse elucidation.”
     ~ Emma Nicholls

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