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- We can never solve our significant problems from the same level of thinking we were at when we created the problems. - Albert Einstein

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. - Lao Tzu

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman

Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops. - Corliss Lamont

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. - C. S. Lewis

There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them. - Niels Bohr

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it. - Lao Tzu

"At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid." Friedrich Nietzsche

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think. Niels Bohr

I don't do drugs. I am drugs. Salvador Dali

"In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take." -Adlai Stevenson

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. C. S. Lewis

I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life. Ernest Renan

Viam inveniam aut faciam.

"For others do I wait...for higher ones, stronger ones, more triumphant ones, merrier ones..." -Nietzsche

We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on. Richard P. Feynman

There seems no plan because it is all plan there seems no centre because it is all centre. CS Lewis

“When it comes time to die, make sure all you have to do is die.” Jim Elliot

The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.
Niels Bohr

The words of truth are always paradoxical. Lao Tzu

If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly. Alan Watts

“You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.” C. S. Lewis

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die. Salvador Dali

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.
Lao Tzu

You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind? Freeman Dyson

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. Oscar Wilde

The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence.
Freeman Dyson

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy. Immanuel Kant

And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. Friedrich Nietzsche

Sponges grow in the ocean. This bothers me. How deep would it be if they didn’t? - Steven Wright

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. C. S. Lewis

But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is. Alan Watts

Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat. Jean-Paul Sartre

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy. Friedrich Nietzsche

Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. Freeman Dyson

A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless. Simone Weil

Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe. Alan Watts

My mother said to me, "If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope." Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. Pablo Picasso

Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. Immanuel Kant

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Mon 27 May, 2019 05:02 pm - Since you don't care for what I have to say, it's not surprising that you think I write too much and I'm not surprised that you refused to respond to all of my points under the guise... (view)
Sun 26 May, 2019 02:47 pm - [quote="revelette1"] However, on the merits there is more than enough to impeach whether the Senate removes Trump from office or not. [/quote] The only thing the Dems in the House... (view)
Sat 25 May, 2019 11:59 pm - It is wishful thinking to believe that formal impeachment hearings will somehow shift current public opinion against Trump to the extent that it will either a) Induce Republicans in either the... (view)
Wed 22 May, 2019 05:32 pm - Are the progressives going to force individual savings plans? Are they going to tighten up credit? (Not likely...Harris want to limit interests rates to 15%) Are they going to demand that... (view)
Tue 21 May, 2019 06:48 pm - And they are all doing better than America? Who can't see a doctor or get an education? You might like to think we are in the midst of a revolution but we are not even close to such a... (view)
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Tue 21 May, 2019 01:06 pm - [quote="Lash"] Several countries are doing great with the changes Bernie is advocating.[/quote] really? Which ones? [quote]Every other major country offers these rights to... (view)
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