Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
Many great discoveries stem from the use of analytical logic, while other discoveries are only found by refuting logic and embracing abstraction and creativity. The best discoveries come from uniting the two together.
Your mind is programmable – if you’re not programming your mind, someone else will program it for you.
Our energy is only borrowed and one day we have to give it back
Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.
By fusing two seemingly disparate literary traditions — the realist and the fabulist — the book proved to be the literary equivalent of the discovery of the transistor. For many writers and readers, it opened up a new way of understanding their countries and themselves.
in her obituary for Gabriel García Márquez in The Washington Post. Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning explorer of myth and reality, dies at 87
There is no wholeness without the appearance of diversity. Wholeness actually expresses itself as the astonishing diversity and multiplicity of life.
Jeff Foster, The Deepest Acceptance
The very desire for guarantees that our values are eternal and secure in some objective heaven is perhaps only a craving for the certainties of childhood or the absolute values of our primitive past
Whatever you can imagine in life you can have it, it’s anybody’s dream.
I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.
No matter how many plans you make or how much in control you are, life is always winging it
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it; doubt everything, but don’t doubt of yourself
Do not complain about how the stars are not visible, if you never, already at the outset, appreciated their appearance on the nightsky.
Back in the thirties we were told we must collectivize the nation because the people were so poor. Now we are told we must collectivize the nation because the people are so rich.
Our culture is our identity. Do not fear to show the world where you came from & where you’re headed to.