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Wade Davis Quotes: To have that powder blown up your nose is rather like being shot out of a rifle barrel lined with Baroque paintings and landing on a sea of electricity.
         

To have that powder blown up your nose is rather like being shot out of a rifle barrel lined with Baroque paintings and landing on a sea of electricity.


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A language is not just a body of vocabulary or a set of grammatical rules. ... Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind.



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The measure of a society is not only what it does but the quality of its aspirations.



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The surface of the Earth itself is an immense loom upon which the sun weaves the fabric of existence.



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What is science but the pursuit of the truth? What is Buddhism but 2500 years of observation as to the nature of mind?



Risk discomfort and solitude for understanding.

Risk discomfort and solitude for understanding.



Heroes are never perfect, but they're brave, they're authentic, they're courageous, determined, discreet, and they've got grit.

Heroes are never perfect, but they're brave, they're authentic, they're courageous, determined, discreet, and they've got grit.



Its haunting to realize that half of the languages of the world are teetering on the brink of extinction.

Its haunting to realize that half of the languages of the world are teetering on the brink of extinction.



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Language is an old-growth forest of the mind.



All cultures through all time have constantly been engaged in a dance with new possibilities for life. Change is the one constant in human history.

All cultures through all time have constantly been engaged in a dance with new possibilities for life. Change is the one constant in human history.





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