Favorite Quotes

“A book must be an ice ax to break the frozen sea within us”
-Franz Kafka

“The edge… there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over”
-Hunter S. Thompson

“What has been will be again, what been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun”
-Ecclesiastes 1:9 NIV

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love”

“Your soul is the entire world”
-Herman Hesse, Siddhartha

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
-Jalaluddin Rumi

“Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the universe – a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our modest powers must feel humble. In this way the pursuit of science leads to a religious feeling of a special sort, which is indeed quite different from the religiosity of someone more naive.”
-Albert Einstein

“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous, and surly. They sure like this because they can’t tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of the good, and the ugliness of evil, and have recognized that the wrongdoer has a nature related to my own- not of the same blood or birth, but the same mind, and possessing a share of the Divine. And so none of them can hurt me.”
-Marcus Aurelius

“Maturity colonizes your adolescent mind, like an ultraviolet photograph of a vast cosmic nebula that turns out, on closer examination, to be a pointillist self portrait”
-Elan Mastai, All Our Wrong Today’s