The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail.
Source: Point Counter Point, 1928
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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