Tuesday, 25 April 2017

If We Hadn't Named it Earth


For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson #quote

Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion. ~ David Cronenberg #quote

A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else. ~ Cardinal De Retz #quote





There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #quote

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experience. No one can eliminate prejudices--just recognize them. ~ Edward R. Murrow #quote

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death ~ James F. Bymes #quote


The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled & those who have no such desire. ~  R.A.Heinlein #quote

Of course I'm crazy, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong. ~ Robert Anton Wilson #quote

Conventionality is not morality. ~ Charlotte Bronte #quote



Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. #quote

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean. ~ Arthur C. Clarke #quote


On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time. ~ George Orwell #quote

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. ~ Anne Wilson Schaef #quote

All of mans troubles stem from his inability to sit quietly in a room alone. ~  Blaise Pascal #quote

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom. ~ Marilyn Ferguson #quote


It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job. It's a depression when you lose yours. ~ Harry S. Truman #quote

None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. ~ Goethe #quote

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. ~ J. R. Oppenheimer #quote


Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. ~ Truman Capote #quote

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

To be worn out is to be renewed. ~ Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu #quote

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. ~ Sir Winston Churchill #quote


I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying. ~ Woody Allen #quote

And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. ~ Confucius #quote

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. ~ Deepak Chopra #quote

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. ~ Jim Fiebig #quote

If you're not confused, you're not paying attention. ~ Tom Peters #quote

No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau #quote

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humour itself is not joy but sorrow. ~ Mark Twain #quote

I don't have a moral plan, I'm a Canadian. ~ David Cronenberg #quote

I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her. ~ Arthur C. Clarke #quote

Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place. ~ Nicolaus Copernicus #quote

If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.~ Hunter S. Thompson #quote

Too bad that all the people who really know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair. ~ George Burns #quote


I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise. ~ Noel Coward #quote

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it. ~ Andre Gide #quote

If we hadn't named it Earth, our next pick would have been Irony. ~ Fred Farkle #quote