Thursday, August 7, 2014

Quotations on thinking, speaking and writing (29)

 “I had always imagined paradise as a kind of library.”
~Jorge Luis Borges (pictured)

“An ideological movement is a collection of people many of whom could hardly bake a cake, fix a car, sustain a friendship or a marriage, or even do a quadratic equation, yet they believe they know how to rule the world.”
~Kenneth Minogue

“Little by little we never met again.”
~Gertrude Stein

“The study of psychophysics proves that it is impossible to bore a German.”
~William James

“When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only thing they don’t know how to handle is non-violence and humor.”
~John Lennon

“The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.”
~Ann Landers

The Takeaway: Keep an open mind.

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