I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.


George Eliot

To be a poet is to have a soul in which knowledge passes instantaneously into feeling, and feeling flashes back as a new organ of knowledge.

James Baldwin

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.

Ray Manzarek

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.

Jack Kerouac

I insist on your freedom.

Zen Saying

Two mirrors facing each other. There is no image in between.

Niels Bohr

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.

Werner Heisenberg

What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

Daniel Boorstin

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

Friedrich Nietzsche

"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star." (English translation from German)

"Man muss noch Chaos in sich haben, um einen tanzenden Stern gebären zu können." (Original German, Deutsch)

Ikkyu

Oh yes things exist like the echo
When you yell at the foot
Of a huge mountain

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