Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep and never to refrain when awake.
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Men on their side must force themselves for a while to lay their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
A private Life is to be preferred; the Honor and Gain of publick Posts, bearing no proportion with the Comfort of it
I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.