Quotes to remember

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    “Gliding o’er all, through all,
    Through Nature, Time, and Space,
    As a ship on the waters advancing,
    The voyage of the soul—not life alone,
    Death, many deaths I’ll sing.”
    ― Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

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    “The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance, but live right in it, under its roof.”
    ― Shannon Alder

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    "It is only after living under an AI that you learn the truth that Logic doesn't care!" or something close to that effect - Andromeda sci fi TV series
     
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    “Everybody knows there is no such thing as normal. There is no black-and-white definition of normal. Normal is subjective. There's only a messy, inconsistent, silly, hopeful version of how we feel most at home in our lives.”
    ― Tori Spelling, sTORI Telling

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    "On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.”
    ― Hunter S. Thompson

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    “Every man with a little leisure and enough money for railway tickets, every man, indeed, who knows how to read, has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.”
    ― Aldous Huxley, Jesting Pilate
     
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    “The pumpkin is a uniquely American plant, widely regarded as one of the most magical plants in all the world.”
    ― Seth Adam Smith, Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern

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    "For my part I know nothing with any certainty,
    but the sight of the stars makes me dream."
    ~Vincent van Gogh

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    “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?”
    ― Ernest Hemingway

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    “The thing with giving up is you never know. You never know whether you could have done the job. And I'm sick of not knowing about my life.”
    ― Sophie Kinsella, Remember Me?

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    “The leaves themselves had voices, soft ones. They brushed and stroked against one another, and nodded and bowed and rippled and rustled, their interleaving gently stirred by the breeze. It sounded like whispered conversation.”
    ― Jane Langton, The Diamond in the Window
     
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    “We have sought for firm ground and found none. The deeper we penetrate, the more restless becomes the universe; all is rushing about and vibrating in a wild dance.”
    ― Max Born

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    "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."---- Lao Tzu

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    “Darling, when things go wrong in life, you lift your chin, put on a ravishing smile, and mix yourself a little cocktail...”
    ― Sophie Kinsella

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    Albert Einstein:"I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of IDIOTS."

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    “You normally have to be bashed about a bit by life to see the point of daffodils, sunsets and uneventful nice days.”
    ― Alain de Botton
     
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    Rage
    rage
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    the dying of the light
     
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    "Methinks I see the sunset light flooding the river valley, the western hills stretching to the horizon, overhung with trees gorgeous and glowing with the tints of autumn—a mighty flower garden, blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, Frost..". ~John Greenleaf Whittier, "Patucket Falls"

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    “You don’t see something until you have the right metaphor to let you perceive it”
    ― James Gleick, Chaos: Making a New Science
     

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