Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Quote of the Day

True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success; the glorious inequality of talent, of genius; for inequality, not mediocrity, individual superiority, not standardization, is the measure of the progress of the world.

— Felix Emmanuel Schelling


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The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks he has found.

— Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo

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People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.

— Richard J. Needham

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Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all.

— Hypatia of Alexandria

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“Men talk to women so they can have sex with them, and women have sex with men so that men will talk to them.”

– Nelson Demille (The Lion’s Game)

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Religion, mysticism and magic all spring from the same basic “feeling” about the universe: a sudden feeling of meaning, which human beings sometimes “pick up” accidentally, as your radio might pick up some unknown station. Poets feel that we are cut off from meaning by a thick, lead wall, and that sometimes for no reason we can understand the wall seems to vanish and we are suddenly overwhelmed with a sense of the infinite interestingness of things.

— Colin Wilson

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Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks — on your body or on your heart — are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.

— Anthony Bourdain

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Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

— William Faulkner

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While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.

— James Branch Cabell

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When walking in open territory, bother no one. If someone bothers you, ask him to stop. If he does not stop, destroy him.

— Anton LaVey