Quotes to remember

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  1. Magical Realist Valued Senior Member

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    "Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.”
    ― Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves

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    “In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.”
    ― Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies
     
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    “I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.”
    ― Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

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    "Overnight I became a Sun-worshipper.........well, not overnight...... you can't see the sun at night.
    But the next morning I became a Sun-worshipper." (George Carlin)

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    “Idiots will rule the world, not because they’re capable, but because they are many”. — Nélson Rodrigues, Brazilian journalist, playwright and novelist.

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    “Perhaps we should not be too surprised that nature sometimes appears counterintuitive to a tribe of observant, carbon-based ape descendants roaming around on the surface of a rocky world orbiting an unremarkable middle-aged star at the outer edge of the Milky Way galaxy.”
    ― Brian Cox Jeff Forshaw, Why Does E=mc²?
     
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    “I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.”
    ― Max Planck
     
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    "Politics is the only sport where I cheer for the fans.
    Let the two teams kill each other."
    - William Olive, Sr.
     
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    "Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."
    - Thomas Jefferson
     
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    “There is no meaning to space that is independent of the relationships among real things of the world. [...] Space is nothing apart from the things that exist. [...] If we take out all the words we are not left with an empty sentence, we are left with nothing.”
    ― Lee Smolin, Three Roads To Quantum Gravity
     
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    "This Act [the Federal Reserve Act, Dec. 23rd 1913] establishes the most gigantic trust on earth. When the President [Woodrow Wilson] signs the Bill, the invisible government of the Monetary Power will be legalized ... The worst legislative crime of the ages is perpetrated by this banking and currency Bill."
    - Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr.
     
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    “Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup”
    ― Gertrude Stein, Selected Writings

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    "Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith."--Paul Tillich
     
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    “Step off assuredly into the blank of your own mind. Something will come to you. Although at first You nod through nothing like a fogbound prow, Gravel will breed in the margins of your gaze”
    ― Richard Wilbur

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    "Corporations have taken over the government and turned it against its own people."
    - Ralph Nader
     
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    “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.”
    ― Rainer Maria Rilke

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    ''The art of knowing, is knowing what to ignore.'' - Rumi
     
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    “Yes, a dark time passed over this land, but now there is something like light.”
    ― Dave Eggers, Zeitoun
     

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