"Men hate each other because they fear each other. They fear each other because they don't know each other. They don't know each other because they don't communicate with each other. They don't communicate with each other because they are separated from each other." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Time is what keeps the light from reaching us." Meister Eckhart

"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral, and subject to chance." Arthur Schopenhaur

"May you live in interesting times." Old Chines Curse

"All tools and engines on earth are only extensions of man's limbs and senses." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To get to know each other on a world-wide scale is the human race's most urgent need today." Arnold Toynbee

"From joy all beings are born By joy they are all sustained, And into joy they again return." Taittiriya Upanishad

"'Any coincidence,' said Miss Marple to herself, 'is always worth noting. You can throw it away later if it is only a coincidence.'" Agatha Christie.

"Love nothing but that which comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny" -- Marcus Aurelius

"The wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets." -- Alvin Toffler

"In order to seek truth it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt as far as possible all things." --Descartes

"Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires." --Lao-Tzu

"I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man." --Chuang-tzu

"If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." --Herman Hesse

"The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness." --Max Eastman

"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature." --Marcus Aurelius

"The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things." --Plato

"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion." --Francis Bacon

"Advertising isn't a science. It's persuasion. And persuasion is an art." --Bill Bernbach

"It's no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society." --Krishnamarti

"Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go." --James Baldwin

"Look, I really don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive, you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, you've got to make a lot of noise, because life is the very opposite of death." --Mel Brooks

"The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love,which includes not only others but ourselves as well." --Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

"Experience has shown that science frequently develops most fruitfully once we learn to examine the things that seem the simplest, instead of those that seem the most mysterious." --Marvin Minsky

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it) but "That's funny..." --Isaac Asimov

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." --Arthur C. Clarke

"Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that has." --Margaret Meade

"I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work." --Ben Franklin

"Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training." --Anna Freud

"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." --Charles Mingus

"Astronomy compels the soul to look upward and leads us from this world to another." -- Plato

"It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done." --Virginia Woolf

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you. " -- Colette

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow." -- Helen Keller

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal." -- Hannah Moore

"Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self." -- Millicent Fenwick

"Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame." -- Lydia M. Child

"Some things arrive in their own mysterious hour, on their own terms and not yours, to be seized or relinquished forever." -- Gail Godwin

"As novices, we think we're entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people." -- Rose Lane

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." --Albert Einstein

"Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is a music wherever there is a harmony, order or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony." --Sir Thomas Browne

"A model must not have a causal connection to what it models" --Joseph Weizenbaum

"And so each of our thoughts, before we are allowed to think it, must meet the approval of a cold-blooded, scaly thing that nestles at the psychic crossraods in the center of our brains." --Jon Franklin

"Dialogue cannot exist without humility" -- Paulo Freire

"New environments inflict considerable pain on the perceiver" -- Marshall McLuhan

"What, then, are the deficits in an icon system? I can think of but one: the failure to utilize a system of communication of virtually infinite flexibility and subtlety--one which has been under development by humans for hundreds of thousands of years at least." -- Paul Levinson

" The issue is not whether the computer can be made to think like a human, but whether humans can and will take on the qualities of digital computers." -- J. David Bolter

"You cannot think about thinking, without thinking about thinking about something." -- Seymour Papert

"Knowing how is not the same as knowing why." -- Marvin Minsky

"Only by art can we get outside ourselves." -- Marcel Proust

"We must take number and sound as seriously as they once were taken--as, say, by the Greeks, when they discovered that numbers exist which are neither integers nor ratios of integers--numbers which confounded all their notions of harmony and rationality--they were so horrified that the discovery was kept secret." --Edward Rothstein

"Once we have embraced our own confusion, then we have the capacity to move out and touch others." -- Jennifer Stone

"Perhaps we should not even talk about a problem at all, and speak instead of a mystery, drawing on a distinction between questions that can be approached suitably by science and questions that are likely to elude science forever." -- Antonio R. Damasio

"Every cell is a miniture terminal connected to the cosmic computer." -- Deepak Chopra

"Perhaps we ourselves are, in some very real sense, beings of more than three dimensions." -- Rudy Rucker

Number is the within of all things. -- Pythagoras

I swear to you there are divine beings more beautiful than words can tell. -- Walt Whitman

The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. -- Albert Einstein

Nature is written in symbols and signs. -- John Greenleaf Whittier

All things are full of signs, and it is a wise man who can learn about one thing from another. -- Plotinus

Living in the world without insight into the hidden laws of nature is like not knowing the language of the country in which one was born. -- Hazrat Inayat Khan

The real mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, it is a reality to be experienced. -- J.J. Van der Leeuw

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature. -- Zeno of Elea

I cannot fathom that God wraps gifts in paper made of onion. Peel away each layer, and therein lies a new tear, though I must agree, a new joy just as sharp. Molly E. Holzschlag

We are born for cooperation -- Marcus Aurelius

Our biggest failure is our failure to see patterns. -- Marilyn Ferguson

To know all, it is necessary to know very little; but to know that veryy little, one must first know pretty much. -- Georges I. Gurdjieff

I belive a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars. -- Walt Whitman

. . . and in the shifting of the winds, and in the clouds that are pressed into service betwixt heaven and earth, are signs to people who can understand.

Even as the finite encloses an infinite series, and in the unlimited limits appear, So the soul of immensity dwells in minuta And in the narrowest limits, no limits inhere. What joy to discern the minute in infinity! The vast to perceive in the small, what Divinity! -- Jakob Bernoulli

Harmony makes small things grow. Lack of it makes great things decay. -- Sallust

It is highly dishonorable for a Reasonable Soul to live in so Divinely built a Mansion as the Body she resides in, altogether unaquainted with the exquisite structure of it.

Art without knowledge is nothing! -- Jay Hambidge

See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of Nature being everywhere music, if you can only reach it. -- Thomas Carlyle

Music is a secret arithmetical exercise and the person who indulges in it does not realize that he is manipulating numbers. -- G.W. von Leibnitz

What passion cannot Music raise and quell? -- John Dryden

Opinion says hot and cold, but the reality is atoms and empty space. -- Democritus

So far as it goes, a small thing may give analogy of great things, and show the tracks of knowledge. -- Lucretius

All the effects of Nature are only the mathematical consequences of a small number of immutable laws. -- Pierre Simon de Laplace

Numbers are the highest degree of knowledge. It is knowledge itself. -- Plato

Geometry is knowledge of the eternally existent. -- Plato

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. -- Marcel Proust

All are but parts of one stupendous whole. -- Alexander Pope

Everything an INdian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles, and everything tries to be round. -- Black Elk

All that is in tune with Thee, O Universe, is in tune with me! -- Marcus Aurelius

He who knows others is wise, but he who knows himself is enlightened. -- Lao-tzu

The universe delights above all in changing the things that exist and making new ones of the same patterns. -- Marcus Aurelius

Men must be aware of the wisdom and the strenth that is in them if their understanding is to be expanded. -- Vauvenargues

For everything that exists is the seed of that which shall come from it. -- Marcus Aurelius

It is Logic's crippled, magnificent mind I love, in quest for linear and long. -- Molly E. Holzschlag

This whole wide world is only he and she. -- Sri Aurobindo Ghose

The self comes into being at the moment it has the power to reflect itself. -- Douglas Hofstadter

We are rewiring our world. We must rewire our brains to make sense of that world. -- Erik J. Lundquist

Selfishness and Self-Centeredness are opposing concepts. -- Molly E. Holzschlag

We again begin a new round. -- Ovid

For me there is only traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart. There I travel, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length. And there I travel looking, looking, breathlessly. -- Don Juan in Carlos Castaneda's The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

Love is the giving of this fruit. Love is the tasting of this fruit. Love is the staying in the center in the moment in forever not not not looking away no matter how horrid and certainly not ever how beautiful. -- Molly E. Holzschlag

Icons in motion cannot be idols -- Robert Carrillo Cohen

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