The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
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Blaise Pascal The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
Emily Blunt When you're in love, you're so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have.
Felix Bloch Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
Meg Whitman I think we can be the very best place to start a business, to grow a business, to invent a new technology, to change the world, to change the country. But we've got a lot of work to deliver a new California to the people of California.
Arthur Machen It is all nonsense, to be sure and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis.
Stephen Hawking If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
Robert M. Pirsig To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
Yoko Ono Is truth always positive? Of course. Once the truth comes out, you know, it's all right. We're scared that if the truth comes out that it's not all right. It's the other way around.
Robert Louis Stevenson You cannot run away from weakness you must some time fight it out or perish and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Saint Francis de Sales When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
Pam Grier I love science fiction.
Robert Musil All still lifes are actually paintings of the world on the sixth day of creation, when God and the world were alone together, without man!
Willie Stargell There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
Kiana Tom True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.
Elbert Hubbard A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
Mikhail Gorbachev Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.
Kevin Costner I'm a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life - people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality.'
Paul Ryan Mom was 50 when my Dad died. She got on a bus every weekday for years, and rode 40 miles each morning to Madison. She earned a new degree and learned new skills to start her small business. It wasn't just a new livelihood. It was a new life.
Jerry Pournelle We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it.
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