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Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals.


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We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.



Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals.

Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals.



Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.



There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.



A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.



The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it?

The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it?



There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than one rooted in pavements.

There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than one rooted in pavements.



There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.

There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.



The first law of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts

The first law of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts



To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.

To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.





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People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff.

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He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly.

He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly.



Don't be curious of matters that don't concern you never speak of them and don't ask about them.

Don't be curious of matters that don't concern you never speak of them and don't ask about them.



Strict punctuality is a cheap virtue.

Strict punctuality is a cheap virtue.



I certainly hope the strengths and values of this country hold up to comparison to other cultures.

I certainly hope the strengths and values of this country hold up to comparison to other cultures.



Chic Murray once told me he fell in the street, and a woman said to him, "Did you fall?" He said, "No, I'm tryin' to break a bar of chocolate in my back pocket."

Chic Murray once told me he fell in the street, and a woman said to him, "Did you fall?" He said, "No, I'm tryin' to break a bar of chocolate in my back pocket."



In order to deviate successfully, one has to have at least a passing acquaintance with whatever norm one expects to deviate from.

In order to deviate successfully, one has to have at least a passing acquaintance with whatever norm one expects to deviate from.



[Responding to trick query about whether she believed herself in a state of grace:] If I am not, may it please God to bring me into it; if I am, may He preserve me in it.

[Responding to trick query about whether she believed herself in a state of grace:] If I am not, may it please God to bring me into it; if I am, may He preserve me in it.



The watchful mother tarries nigh Though sleep have closed her infant's eye, For should he wake, and find her gone.

The watchful mother tarries nigh Though sleep have closed her infant's eye, For should he wake, and find her gone.



Politicians exploit economic illiteracy.

Politicians exploit economic illiteracy.




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