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Genius sees the answer before the question.


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The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.

The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.



Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. (quoting the Bhagavad-Gita after witnessing the first Nuclear explosion.)

Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. (quoting the Bhagavad-Gita after witnessing the first Nuclear explosion.)



Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.

Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.



No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.

No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.



Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.

Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.



There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.

There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.



There are no secrets about the world of nature. There are secrets about the thoughts and intentions of men.

There are no secrets about the world of nature. There are secrets about the thoughts and intentions of men.



The people of this world must unite or they will perish.

The people of this world must unite or they will perish.



When we deny the EVIL within ourselves, we dehumanize ourselves, and we deprive ourselves not only of our own destiny but of any possibility of dealing with the EVIL of others.

When we deny the EVIL within ourselves, we dehumanize ourselves, and we deprive ourselves not only of our own destiny but of any possibility of dealing with the EVIL of others.



We may be likened to two scorpions in a bottle, each capable of killing the other, but only at the risk of his own life.

We may be likened to two scorpions in a bottle, each capable of killing the other, but only at the risk of his own life.





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Don't make light of any man's pain.

Don't make light of any man's pain.



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Here grew willows and alders, their trunks twisted like giants’ sinews. Around them bark lichen bloomed blue-white in the darkness. It felt like a good place, where there was old magic.



A woman must be nursed into subsistence by love, where a man can become stronger by being hated." - from 'Cows in Art Class

A woman must be nursed into subsistence by love, where a man can become stronger by being hated." - from 'Cows in Art Class



I auditioned equally for film and theater. The difference is that theater has seasons, while film, it's always happening.

I auditioned equally for film and theater. The difference is that theater has seasons, while film, it's always happening.



I did a lot of thinking, and used mental activity to relieve whatever feelings I had. I became very left-brained, and I was good in school. That is, I was a smart kid.

I did a lot of thinking, and used mental activity to relieve whatever feelings I had. I became very left-brained, and I was good in school. That is, I was a smart kid.



Beware the mediocrity that threatens middle age, its limitation of thought and interest, its dullness of fancy, its too external life, and mental thinness.

Beware the mediocrity that threatens middle age, its limitation of thought and interest, its dullness of fancy, its too external life, and mental thinness.



Sounds of vernal showers On the twinkling grass, Rain awaken'd flowers, All that ever was Joyous, and clear, and fresh, thy music doth surpass

Sounds of vernal showers On the twinkling grass, Rain awaken'd flowers, All that ever was Joyous, and clear, and fresh, thy music doth surpass



If social protest is antithetical to art, what then shall we make of Goya, Dickens, and Twain?

If social protest is antithetical to art, what then shall we make of Goya, Dickens, and Twain?



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Bill Gore from Goretex was a very strong influence because he was one of the first larger companies to experiment with freedom in the workplace.



The daily life of a genius, his sleep, his digestion, he ecstasies, his nails, his colds, his blood, his life and death are essentially different from the rest of mankind.

The daily life of a genius, his sleep, his digestion, he ecstasies, his nails, his colds, his blood, his life and death are essentially different from the rest of mankind.




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