"Stupidity is often similar to evil, if you judge by the results."
”Stupidity is an elemental force beyond even that of earthquakes.”
“People believe lies not because they have to, but because they want to.”
When sufficient proactive measures are not taken, reactive measures will eventually follow and are seldom sufficient nor desirable. Example: world overpopulation, global warming, etcetera
"All truth passes through three stages:
first, it is ridiculed;
next, it is violently attacked;
finally, it is held to be self-evident."
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
While it is good to be cautious about defining reality, it is imperative to never ever repeat untruths, least you be corrupted and your judgement impaired.
”You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
“I stand on the shoulders of those that came before me.”
“Don’t go tilting at every windmill that you see.”
“Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds”.
“Think about it, then use your heart.”
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
“Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.”
“A free society, in which private organizations and the free market carry out the needed functions, allows for pluralism. Socialism levels everything.”
“What happened happened because it needed to happen because it happened.”
”The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”
”It’s not enough to stand up for what is right, you also have to stand up against what is wrong.”
Don’t say anything that you wouldn’t want repeated.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
”The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”
”Much of our reality is dictated by biology.”
Both a blessing and a curse:
May we all see ourselves as we really are.
May they receive everything they deserve in this life.
What was WAS;
What wasn’t WAS NOT.
What is IS;
What ain’t AIN’T.
What will be WILL BE;
What won’t WON’T.
Failed opportunities become challenges; failed challenges become crises; failed crises become tragedies.
The ‘perfect storm’ of these will be insurmountable .
Cynic’s rallying cry: “To the round house boys! They can’t corner you there!”
“It’s the imperfections that tell the story.”
”Whatever you resist persists.”
”You can laugh about almost anything, but not with just anyone.”
”There is only today, but there’s always another tomorrow.”
The Uni•verse from your perspective is different from mine.
Growing old is mostly for the brave.