My 2 cents worth of quotes
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same god who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." -
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" - Albert Einstein.
"Foolproof systems don't take into account the ingenuity of fools." - Gene Brown.
"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius.
"If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live." - Lin Yutang
"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; Seek what they sought." - Matsuo Basho
"We all return; it is this certainty that gives meaning to life..." - Gustav Mahler.
"We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them." - Kahlil Gibran.
"Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand." - Neil Armstrong
"He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today." - Tyron Edwards.
"Some people think this is it; fish think the same thing about the ocean." - Richard Wilkins.
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." - Albert Einstein.
"At the moment you are most in awe of all there is about life that you don't understand, you are closer to understanding it all than at any other
time." - Jane Wagner.
"Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking." - Kahlil Gibran.
"If you are deluded and full of doubt, even a thousand books of scripture are not enough." - Fen-Yang.
And on a lighter note:
"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it." - Terry Pratchett
"Maybe there's no devil, it's just God when He's Drunk." - Tom Waits.
"The universe is insane, you must learn to embrace the madness or be consumed by it" - can't remember who said/ wrote that, or this - "if at first
you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried" or "Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to
And just because the guy has a point:
"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all
irrevocably." - Cpt Picard (Star Trek TNG episode - The Drumhead).
Ok - maybe I got carried away a bit. I love good quotes
Hope you enjoy some of them as much as I did.