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THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA

  • “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” — Albert Einstein.
  • “All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their mind wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.” — T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) in Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
  • “One swallow does not a summer make, nor one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” — Aristotle.
  • “You see, in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.” — Clint Eastwood’s character (Man with No Name) to Eli Wallach’s character (Tuco) in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
  • “You see, I understand you men were just playin’ around, but the mule, he just doesn’t get it. Course, if you were to all apologize…” — Clint Eastwood’s character in A Fistful of Dollars.
  • “I don’t think it’s nice, you laughin’. You see, my mule don’t like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you’re laughin’ at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you’re going to, I might convince him that you really didn’t mean it.” — Clint Eastwood’s character in A Fistful of Dollars.
  • “Flexibility of thought is far more preferable to moral certitude.” — Thus Spake Kapil.
  • “No nation can be freer than its most oppressed, richer than its poorest, wiser than its most ignorant.” — Henry George.
  • “Discovery upon discovery, and invention after invention, have neither lessened the toil of those who most need respite, nor brought plenty to the poor.” — Henry George. 
  • “Civilization begins with distillation.” — William Faulkner.
  • “It is easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to get permission.” — Grace Hopper.
  • “Passion is the enemy of precision.” — Daryl Zero from Zero Effect.
  • “Violence is the last resort of the incompetent.” — Isaac Asimov (The Foundation Trilogy).
  • “It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.” — Isaac Asimov (The Foundation Trilogy).
  • “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.” — Isaac Asimov (The Foundation Trilogy).
  • “The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise.” — Isaac Asimov (The Foundation Trilogy).
  • “Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink– under any circumstances.” — Mark Twain.
  • “Of the demonstrably wise there are but two: those who commit suicide, & those who keep their reasoning faculties atrophied with drink.” — Mark Twain.
  • “India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.” — Mark Twain.
  • “If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.” — Tennessee Williams.
  • “Guilt is a worthless emotion.” — Melissa Joy.
  • “There’s none of us can be as we ought.” — Isak in Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun.
  • “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of someone else’s life with perfection” — Bhagwad Gita (ancient Hindu text).
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