Most profound quotation you have read or heard?

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posted on Jun, 15 2009 @ 09:47 PM
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"I'm not interested in the meaning of life, only the experience."




posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 06:41 PM
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"Fear leads to anger,anger leads to hate,hate leads to suffering"
Yoda

And all the ones in my sig.


[edit on 16-6-2009 by Tricky63]



posted on Jun, 16 2009 @ 10:12 PM
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"Any truly serious situation faced may be dealt with by a condom, superior firepower, or both."--A classmate of mine at Ft. Benning, 1991

"If you ain't cheating, you ain't trying. If you got caught, you weren't trying hard enough." MSGT Frank Roe



posted on Jun, 17 2009 @ 11:04 PM
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I have so many but to start things off.

Nicolas Parsons: So what was your winnning slogan?
Rik Mayalls character: Never ever bloody anything ever!
Nicolas Parsons: You won an evening with Nicolas Parsons for Never
ever bloody anything ever.
Rick Mayall's character: I live my life by that rule



Gandhi in an interview is asked what he thought of western civilisation

"I think it would be a good idea"



posted on Jun, 17 2009 @ 11:16 PM
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"humans are a predictable species"

tristar



posted on Jun, 17 2009 @ 11:31 PM
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Through me you pass into the city of woe:
Through me you pass into eternal pain:
Through me among the people lost for aye.

Justice the founder of my fabric mov'd:
To rear me was the task of power divine,
Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.

Before me things create were none, save things
Eternal, and eternal I endure.
All hope abandon ye who enter here.

Such characters in colour dim I mark'd
Over a portal's lofty arch inscrib'd:
Whereat I thus: Master, these words import.

Dante's Divine Comedy

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posted on Jun, 18 2009 @ 03:07 AM
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Conforming To What Someone Wants You To Be Only Makes You As Dull As They Are!-Zasylum



posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 04:26 AM
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reply to post by Grumble
 


My own quote: " A closed mind and a proud heart gathers no knowledge".



posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 11:07 AM
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Originally posted by ofhumandescent
reply to post by Grumble
 


My own quote: " A closed mind and a proud heart gathers no knowledge".


Very wise OHD!

You succinctly put something I've been trying to articulate for ages.

Respect.



posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 11:17 AM
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While probably not the most "profound" I've ever heard, this one serves as my mantra for life:

"If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you've always got."

Now, four shear profoundness, this one goes a long way:

"The delusion of man is that reality is not an illusion."

[edit on 7/13/2009 by Unit541]



posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 02:50 PM
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"In a single moment, in one stroke, you can become enlightened. It is not a gradual process, because enlightenment is not something that you have to invent. It is something that you have to discover. It is already there. It is not something that you have to manufacture. If you have to manufacture it, of course, it will take time; but it is already there. Close your eyes and see it there. Be silent and have a taste of it. Your very nature is what I call enlightenment. Enlightenment is not something alien, outside you. It is not somewhere else in time and space. It is you, your very core." -Osho



posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 03:07 PM
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My son be a working man, for a working man dies but once. But a thinking man dies a million times, each and every day.



posted on Jul, 29 2009 @ 05:33 AM
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Freedom is in the heart, the choice in the mind
To understand:
Rest in the mind and move in the heart



posted on Jul, 29 2009 @ 11:00 AM
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"“Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather.""
— Comedian : Bill Hicks



posted on Jul, 29 2009 @ 05:17 PM
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"when you don't know where your going, any road will take you there"

I started out with nothing, and i've still got most of it left.



posted on Oct, 18 2009 @ 02:39 AM
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the day you stop learning is the day you stop breathing



posted on Oct, 18 2009 @ 08:43 PM
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"Everything in this world is the same except for one thing. Interpretation."

"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
"Well, just to let you know, I like pain a lot."

"Can't we give ourselves one more chance
Why can't we give love that one more chance
Why can't we give love give love give love give love
give love give love give love give love give love
'Cause love's such an old fashioned word
And love dares you to care for
The people on the edge of the night
And love dares you to change our way of
Caring about ourselves" - Queen

"You just HAVE TO KNOW things get better."



posted on Oct, 18 2009 @ 10:31 PM
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"The physical illusion so unimportant, just as the grass withers and dies while the love and the light of the One Infinite Creator redounds to the very infinite realms of creation forever and ever, creating and creating itself in perpetuity.

Why then be concerned with the grass that blooms, withers and dies in its season only to grow once again due to the infinite love and light of the One Creator? This is the message we bring. Each entity is only superficially that which blooms and dies. In the deeper sense there is no end to being-ness."



posted on Oct, 18 2009 @ 10:35 PM
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"Be the change you want to see in the world"



posted on Oct, 19 2009 @ 01:31 PM
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Homer: I'll kill you! I'll kill your whole family! Kidding! I'm kidding, we can do that, we have a special friendship. I'm gonna double kill you! Then I'm gonna bury you in a shallow grave, then I'll dig you up and kill you again, that's the beauty of a shallow grave! You sweet little angel. Oh I'm gonna rip your head off and spit down your adorable little neck because I wanna smash your little stupid head. Oh but I'll love you we'll go on a fishing trip. But first I'm gonna put you on a sawmill then punch your little face out. That's what I'm gonna do!







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