Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Examine Your Castles in the Air

Inflation is the senility of democracies. ~ Sylvia T. Warner #quote

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. ~ Lao Tzu #quote

The fatal law of gravity; when you are down, everything falls down on you. ~ Sylvia T. Warner #quote

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. ~ Sigmund Freud #quote

Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows. ~ Sitting Bull #quote
Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration. ~ Rudolf Nureyev #quote

Beware of the person of one book. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas #quote

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost. ~ Stephen King #quote

By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out. ~ Richard Dawkins #quote

Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race. ~ Richard Burton #quote

Money changes all the iron rules into rubber bands. ~ Ryszard Kapuscinski #quote

Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves. ~ Rudyard Kipling #quote

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. ~ Rita Mae Brown #quote

He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts, more for support than illumination. ~ Romano Prodi #quote

The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention. ~ Roger Nash Baldwin #quote

Absence is to love as wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small and kindles the great. ~ Roger de Bussy~Rabutin #quote

Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out. ~ Raoul Vaneigem #quote

The cruelest lies are often told in silence. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

If you don't have a leg to stand on, you can't put your foot down. ~ Robert Altman #quote

I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil. ~ Robert Kennedy #quote

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage. ~ Richard Lovelace #quote

I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it. ~ Ray Bradbury #quote

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

I have a horror of not rising above mediocrity. ~ Robert Baldwin #quote

Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out. ~ Richard M. Nixon #quote

Even in the presence of others he was completely alone. ~ Robert M. Pirsig #quote

The moment a man begins to talk about technique that's proof that he is fresh out of ideas. ~ Raymond Chandler #quote

Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food. ~ Robert M. Pirsig #quote

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please. ~ Robert Mapplethorpe #quote

It is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. ~ Robert Southey #quote

An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence. ~ Raymond Chandler #quote

There is nothing in the dark that isn't there when the lights are on. ~ Rod Serling #quote

We desecrated the traditional values, but new values didn't come along. ~ Rocco Buttiglione #quote

To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air. ~ Richard Whately #quote

There is no certainty; there is only adventure. ~ Roberto Assagioli #quote

The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller #quote

Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution. ~ Robert Zend #quote

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe. ~ Robert W. Service #quote

I don't mind arguing with myself. It's when I lose that it bothers me. ~ Richard Powers #quote