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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Favorite Quotes

‘If our species had started with just two people at the time of the earliest agricultural practices some 10,000 years ago, and increased by one percent per year, today humanity would be a solid ball of flesh many thousand light years in diameter, and expanding with a radial velocity that, neglecting relativity, would be many times faster than the speed of light.’Gabor Zovanyi

As opposed to "Do to others what you would have them do to you", "Do to others what they would have you do to them". The golden rule presumes we are all alike. The Platinum rule is more subjective. 12-2714

"Freedom, to me, is the ultimate value. There is nothing higher than freedom." OSHO

Humor is intuition landing in our logic, like a fly in our metaphor. 04-02-14

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Paraphrased from Albert Einstein by Bob Samples 1976

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” - Marthe Troly-Curtin July 1911

“I know one thing, that I know nothing.” - Socrates 500 BC

"I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief" - Gerry Spence.

"Expectations are premeditated resentments. Let the future find it's form."

"In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it." - Robert Heinlein

"Art is that which everything else isn't" - Theodore Roethke

"Moderation in all things, including moderation." - Oscar Wilde?

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

"Revenge is for children and the emotionally retarded" - Frank Herbert

"Stay hungry, stay foolish." Stewart Brand

"Choice is just another word for discrimination, so when does my choice become your discrimination?" Rod Coleman 02-12-14