Quotes to remember

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    “For those who would die, there is life. For those who would dream, there is reality. For those who would hope, there is knowledge. For those who would grow, there is eternity.”
    ― Robert A. Monroe, Far Journeys
     
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    “Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.”
    ― Dan Rather

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    “The restlessness and the longing, like the longing that is in the whistle of a faraway train. Except that the longing isn't really in the whistle—it is in you.”
    ― Meindert DeJong, The Little Cow and the Turtle

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    “It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”
    ― Elizabeth Taylor, A Wreath of Roses
     
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    “They sent forth men to battle, But no such men return; And home, to claim their welcome, Come ashes in an urn”
    ― Aeschylus, Agamemnon
     
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    "Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes."---Jack Handey
     
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    “The intimate sense of self-awareness we experience bubbling up at each moment is rooted in the originating activity of the Universe. We are all of us arising together at the invisible center of the cosmos.”― Alexis Karpouzos

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    “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.”
    ― Rumi
     
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    “I don’t care about someone being intelligent; any situation between people, when they are really human with each other, produces ‘intelligence.”
    ― Susan Sontag

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    “I must fight
    Til I have conquered
    In myself
    what causes war”
    ― Marianne Moore

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    Attitude to future Climate Change and Mass Migration:

    "If a frog is put suddenly into boiling water, it will jump out, but if the frog is put in tepid water which is then brought to a boil slowly, it will not perceive the danger and will be cooked to death."

    used as a metaphor in the movie Dante's Peak (1997) and refers to, in part, to what is called the Sorite's Paradox or "Slippery Slope" conundrum.
     
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    "The wind makes you ache for some place that is deeper than your bones. It may be that it touches something old in the human soul, a chord of race memory that says Migrate or die - migrate or die.”
    ― Stephen King

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    An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere. - Author: Albert Einstein
     
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    I'd call that rape!....

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    p.s. Or a toroid?
     
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    Oh yeah! I like that one too. Easier to understand.
     
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    "Let me keep my distance, always, from those
    who think they have the answers.
    Let me keep company always with those who say
    “Look!” and laugh in astonishment,
    and bow their heads.”…
    Mary Oliver

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    From Tiassa:
    Let us not launch the boat ..

    (please explain----and, source?)
     

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