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"Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them." -Kant

 

Oh, and "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." I forget who said that.

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Man's work is not merely to exist on this earth, to scratch ignorantly at its surface, to mutilate Nature in every possible way, to fight and rob his neighbour, but to develop the powers surrounding him, to manipulate those forces that he may truly and deservedly claim his right to inherit the earth. A garden which has been neglected for years and is overgrown with weeds, when taken over by an intelligent human being who will work hand in hand with Nature, may once again become a thing of beauty and joy. Thus the earth, which is man's garden, must be sown and cultivated by him, perfected by his art.

 

Archibald Cockren

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"The Sponge

 

None of us understands our story better

than this nonentity, unconscious slip

of nature, nonetheless our common parent

dilating at the bottom of the sea.

 

The parent, too, of octopus and pony,

of reefs and villages, once it was strange

simply for being not a rock itself —

not rock, but a blank sleep on a rock shelf.

 

And, deeply sympathetic to the rock,

to sea and sea-dust washing through its skin,

it knows, although it doesn't know it knows,

that minds and their milieux are all one thing.

 

Some see its way of thinking; most, not yet.

Still, one day, just by living, all will find

reason enough within themselves to think

the single thought forever in its mind."

 

-Joshua Mehigan

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I used to be with it, but then they changed what it was. Now what I'm with is not it, and what's it seems strange and scary to me.

-- Grandpa Simpson

 

 

I loved you for your body,

there's a voice that sounds like God to me

declaring that your body's really you.

-- Leonard Cohen

 

 

Ong namo gurudev namo (I bow before my higher self)

-- a Hindu chant

 

 

It's not hard to wrong a cat but there's no honor in that, I can assure you. That's right, none whatsoever!

-- Mikhail Bulgakov

Edited by Taomeow

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With Beginning, __________ created God.

-- Zohar (a kabbalistic text quoting the Bible in Aramaic exactly and literally. The original "__________" is also translated as "it" or "nothingness.")

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"Someday we'll cut our hair off and they won't know who we are!"

Arlo Guthrie on the "Mike Douglas Show" or the "Merv Griffin Show" or...

 

"If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough".

Jim Rome

 

Real estate developer to W.C. Fields, "You're drunk!!!"

Fields replies, "And you're crazy. And tomorrow I'll be sober and you'll still be crazy!"

 

He not busy being born is busy dying.

Bob Dylan

 

When life looks like easy street, there is danger at your door.

Robert Hunter

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"And should never run your mouth with a suspect chin"

 

Pretty close to last line of Method Man's "Suspect Chin Music"

 

The WU rock.

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This is a song by one of my favorite super heavy bands Gojira. What can I say. I love the heavy stuff.

I thought these awesome and visceral lyrics were appropriate here.

 

 

Where Dragons Dwell

 

A deep voice is rising

From the heart of the mountain

Vibrations of the stone

I can hear in my heart

 

The call of instinct

The flight of the powerful

I hunger for it

It just keeps me alive

 

I met the dragon

In a cave by the mountain

Now I bring the evidence

The beast is alive

 

This ageless army

Will strike in the morning

And then a star will rise

And shine in the sky

 

But I grow impatient

Cannot stand the wait

And I start to dig

Within me

This tunnel to I

 

In this region of me

A great dragon is lying

On the wealth of a mighty world

My own world inside

 

I saw

I saw monsters

And I

And I started to dig within

When I

When I turn my back on them

They devour me

In this region of me

A dragon is lying there

Awake

Monster

Monster king

Do now scorn them

But do not fear them

Muster

Muster thy army

Dragons are the myth alive

In the heart of men

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With Beginning, __________ created God.

-- Zohar (a kabbalistic text quoting the Bible in Aramaic exactly and literally. The original "__________" is also translated as "it" or "nothingness.")

 

Also known as Bupkis

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Dr. David Bohm,

Profressor of Theoretical Physics at Birkbeck College,

University of London:

 

"But I was thinking of looking at one point, that the importance of these fragments is that when I identify myself and say "I am this", "I am that", I mean the whole of me. The whole of me is rich or poor, or American, or whatever, and therefore it seems all-important. I think the trouble is that the fragment claims it is the whole, and makes itself very important."

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"Dark and, so to speak, inscrutable spaces being met with in life, there must be such places in any statement dealing with life."

--Joseph Conrad, Chance

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Think as though your every thought is carved in fire in the sky for everyone to see,

for in Reality, it is.

-- Gautama

 

Tell me, my friend,

tell me, my friend,

tell me the law of the earth that you have learned.

I won't tell you, my friend,

I won't tell you.

If I told you the law of the earth,

you would fall on your face and weep.

-- Gilgamesh

 

A movement is accomplished in six stages,

and the seventh brings return.

The seven is the number of the young light,

it forms when darkness is increased by one.

-- Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett channeling the I Ching, Chapter 24

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