Sunday, 31 May 2015

Thoughts, not mine


The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him. Schopenhauer 

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. Einstein

Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. Isaac Asimov 

Thought is crude, matter unimaginably subtle. Aldous Huxley (A conservative insight.)

As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears. John Locke

A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring. Wittgenstein 

There is no great genius without some touch of madness. Seneca

I have met Frenchmen, Germans and Russians and even heard thanks to Montesquieu that there are Persians but I never met Man. De Maistre

You gotta have a body. Jayne Mansfield 

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain

No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy. Laurence Olivier

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. Noël Coward. This is so true about politics.

All that is true, by whomsoever it has been said, has its origin in the Spirit. Saint Thomas Aquinas 

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