It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
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Folly is often more cruel in the consequences than malice can be in the intent.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored
We participate in a tragedy at a comedy we only look.
If the Prince of Peace should come to earth, one of the first things he would do would be to put psychiatrists in their place.
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
The silent bear no witness against themselves.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you
The only completely consistent people are the dead.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Laws are silent in time of war.
The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.
Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up.
The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.