"The greatest barrier to consciousness is the belief that one is already conscious."


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"Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder. This disease is prevalent only among civilized races living under artificial conditions; barbarous nations breathing pure air and eating simple food enjoy immunity from its ravages. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than to the patient."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

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"There's no one thing that's true. It's all true."


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"Politicians are the best alternative to warlords that we have yet conceived."


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"My greatest weapon is mute prayer."


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"We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

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"The rich ate and drank freely, accepting gout and apoplexy as things that ran mysteriously in respectable families."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Silas Marner"

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"Fashion is something that goes in one year and out the other."


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"Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors."


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"An idea ran back and forward in his head like a blind man, knocking over the solid furniture."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "Notebook M, The Crack-Up"

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"When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise."


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"If government were a product, selling it would be illegal."


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"Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed."


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"Every man over forty is responsible for his face."


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"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."


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"Passion is the genesis of genius."


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"Nothing that God ever made is the same thing to more than one person."

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston "Dust Tracks on a Road"

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"The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children."


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"Lawyer - One who protects us against robbers by taking away the temptation."


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"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."


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"I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world."


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"The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness."

Marguerite Yourcenar
Marguerite Yourcenar "Memoirs of Hadrian"

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"I never understood music. It seemed to me to be the maximum amount of noise conveying the minimum amount of information."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

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"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler."


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"Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors."

Eugene O`Neill
Eugene O`Neill "Lazarus Laughed"

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"Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell."


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"The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking [...] the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker."


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"Sometimes the path you're on is not as important as the direction you're heading."


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"The fanatical atheists are like slaves who are still feeling the weight of their chains which they have thrown off after hard struggle. They are creatures who--in their grudge against traditional religion as the "opium of the masses"--cannot hear the music of the spheres."


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"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."


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"The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling. Let deeds follow words now."


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"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Collected Essays"

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"Live today for tomorrow it will all be history."


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"They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money."


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"Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong."


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"Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place."


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"Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people."

Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin "The Great Dictator"

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"For, I ask, what is man in Nature? A cypher compared with the Infinite, an All compared with Nothing, a mean between nothing and all."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

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"Women like silent men. They think they're listening."


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"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence."


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"Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation."


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"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."


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"Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."


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"Life for me has been exactly what I thought it would be - a cake, which I have eaten and had too."

Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson "The Fiery Fountains"

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"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."


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"You'll catch a liar before you'll catch a cripple."


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"Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers."


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"Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness."


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