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April 18, 2013
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The moral nature of man is more sacred in my eyes than his intellectual nature. I know they cannot be divorced — that without intelligence we should be Brutes — but it is the tendency of our gaping, wondering dispositions to give pre-eminence to those faculties which most astonish us. Strength of character seldom, if ever, astonishes; goodness, lovingness, and quiet self-sacrifice, are worth all the talents in the world.
~ George Henry Lewes ~
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April 19, 2013
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Of greatest significance to me has been the insight that I attained as a fundamental understanding from all of my LSD experiments: what one commonly takes as "the reality," including the reality of one's own individual person, by no means signifies something fixed, but rather something that is ambiguous — that there is not only one, but that there are many realities, each comprising also a different consciousness of the ego.
~ Albert Hofmann‎‎ ~
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April 20, 2013
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When the last eagle flies over the last crumbling mountain
And the last lion roars at the last dusty fountain
In the shadow of the forest though she may be old and worn
They will stare unbelieving at the last unicorn.

~ Jimmy Webb ~
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The Last Unicorn
by
~ Peter S. Beagle ~
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April 21, 2013
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To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive — to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before.

~ Rollo May ~
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April 22, 2013
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Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

~ Anne Louise Germaine de Staël ~
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April 23, 2013
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Now I will believe
That there are unicorns; that in Arabia
There is one tree, the phoenix' throne, one phoenix
At this hour reigning there.

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~ William Shakespeare ~
in
~ The Tempest ~
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April 24, 2013
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In all things there must be order, but it must of such a kind as is possible to observe … to see a man burnt for doing as he thought right, harms the people, for this is a matter of conscience.

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~ William the Silent ~
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April 25, 2013
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Man is one name belonging to every nation upon earth. In them all is one soul though many tongues. Every country has its own language, yet the subjects of which the untutored soul speaks are the same everywhere.

~ Tertullian ~
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April 26, 2013
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No man — prince, peasant, pope, — has all the light, who says else is a mountebank. I claim no private lien on truth, only a liberty to seek it, prove it in debate, and to be wrong a thousand times to reach a single rightness. It is that liberty they fear. They want us to be driven to God like sheep, not running to him like lovers, shouting joy!

~ Morris West ~
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April 27, 2013
  The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools. ~ Herbert Spencer
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April 28, 2013
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I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.

~ Harper Lee ~
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April 29, 2013
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It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover. To know how to criticize is good, to know how to create is better.

~ Henri Poincaré ~
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April 30, 2013
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Anything you don't understand is dangerous until you do understand it.

~ Larry Niven ~

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May 1, 2013
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Gǣð ā Wyrd swā hīo scel!
Fate goes ever as it must.

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~ Beowulf ~
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May 2, 2013
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Moral Action is that great and only Experiment, in which all riddles of the most manifold appearances explain themselves. Whoso understands it, and in rigid sequence of Thought can lay it open, is forever master of Nature.

~ Novalis ~
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May 3, 2013
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It's up to you whether or not you want to do work with no contract. I think artists do need to do work with no contract, because what we're motivated by is not money. We're motivated by a need to express ourselves and to get our ideas out. That's the motivation. It turns out that when people like it they frequently will support you if you give them a means, but this is not a contract.

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~ Nina Paley ~
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May 4, 2013
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The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions.

~ T. H. Huxley ~
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May 5, 2013
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Sin is in itself separation from the good, but despair over sin is separation a second time.

~ Søren Kierkegaard ~
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May 6, 2013
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They called me mad, and I called them mad, and damn them, they outvoted me.

~ Nathaniel Lee ~
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May 7, 2013
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We live in a world changing so rapidly that what we mean frequently by common sense is doing the thing that would have been right last year.

~ Edwin H. Land ~
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May 8, 2013
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If man is not to do more harm than good in his efforts to improve the social order, he will have to learn that in this, as in all other fields where essential complexity of an organized kind prevails, he cannot acquire the full knowledge which would make mastery of the events possible. He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.

~ Friedrich Hayek ~
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