Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy.
Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)
Source: Brave New World
Contributed by: Zaady
Reality, however utopian, is something from which people feel the need of taking pretty frequent holidays.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
I was not looking now at an unusual flower arrangement. I was seeing what Adam had seen on the morning of his creation - the miracle, moment by moment, of naked existence.
Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that is your own self.
Nonsense is an assertion of man's spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of circumstance.
The smallest fact is a window through which the infinite may be seen.
Source: cited in Richard Norton Smith, Thomas E. Dewey
Seated upon the convex mound Of one vast kidney, Jonah prays And sings his canticles and hymns, Making the hollow vault resound God's goodness and mysterious ways, Till the great fish spouts music as he swims.
At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
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