A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beings long to free themselves from misery, but misery itself they race to catch. We long for joy, but in our ignorance, destroy it, as we would a hated enemy.
Don't make excuses for nasty people. You can't put a flower in an asshole and call it a vase.
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce
Knowing that life is short, enjoy it. Moment by Moment.
- Suzuki Roshi
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
-Mary Wollstonecraft, reformer and writer (27 Apr 1759-1797)
There is no foreign land; it is the traveller only that is foreign.
Louis Stevenson, novelist, essayist, and poet (13 Nov 1850-1894)
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
-Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (14 Mar 1879-1955)
We don't see things as they are; we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin