In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
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Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
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When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else… you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being.
October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
It may be that we shall, by a process of sublime irony, have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.