Quote Of The Day Thread

July 3, 2019 at 14:55 (UT/GMT)
(Pisces) fishscales
Quote Of The Day Thread
Post your favorite quotes: anything you find insightful, meaningful, funny, etc.

"These are the days that must happen to you" - Walt Whitman, from "Song of the Open Road"

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August 30, 2021 at 01:41
(Pisces) fishscales
"Genuine faith is living knowledge, exact cognition, direct experience. For many centuries faith and belief have been confused, and now it takes great effort and exertion to make people understand that faith is true knowledge and not futile beliefs."

Samael Aun Weor
August 30, 2021 at 20:46
(Virgo) rohini moon
“The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them, inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.”

Thomas Jefferson
September 1, 2021 at 22:31
(Virgo) rohini moon
- Jacque Elull
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September 2, 2021 at 13:19
(Pisces) fishscales
"By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try, the world is beyond winning."

Lao Tzu
September 8, 2021 at 14:26
(Pisces) fishscales
"As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent."


September 8, 2021 at 22:50
(Virgo) rohini moon
"Nothing says ´housewife´ like slurping Rice Krispies treats from the back of your acrylic nails"

September 9, 2021 at 12:03
(Virgo) Nani Nanook
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September 9, 2021 at 22:33
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_
When the demons hurts you with the most bitter truths
And the angels soothes you with the most sweetest lies

Which do you favor?

I favored the bitter truths
For in time I can grow into accepting them
Whereas even the sweetest lies I couldn´t ever accept
as they´re simply not true

~Victor Valiant
September 10, 2021 at 12:11
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_
"A kiss is a terrible thing to waste"

"I would do anything for love, but I won´t do that!"

"I´d lie for you & that´s the truth"

"I want you, I need you,
but there ain´t no way I´m ever gonna love you
But don´t be sad, because 2 out of 3 ain´t bad"

~ Meat Loaf

Brilliant songwriter ;D
September 10, 2021 at 16:35
(Aquarius) Leo Moon
“Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance.”

Albert Maysles
September 10, 2021 at 23:04
(Pisces) fishscales » Leo Moon
Wait...I thought if you DON´T wear a mask and DON´T get vaccinated against covid you ARE a murderer and a menace to society...

You´re saying there is room for "nuance" on this subject?

That´s not what Biden and the media say... :63:
September 10, 2021 at 23:11
(Pisces) fishscales
"It´s a magical thing, the guitar. It allows you to be the whole band in one, to play rhythm and melody, sing over the top. And as an instrument for solos, you can bend notes, draw emotional content out of tiny movements, vibratos and tonal things which even a piano can´t do."

David Gilmour
September 11, 2021 at 02:17
(Aquarius) Leo Moon » fishscales
The excellent documentary film maker Al Maysles
said it but I couldn’t agree more.

I had been thinking quite a bit about the lack of nuance in today’s world.

Discernment requires nuance.

Understanding the nuance of a situation requires time, knowledge and wisdom.

When I was younger I didn’t appreciate this. I was brash, rash and quick to judge.

So I have achieved one tiny sliver of wisdom.

You are so right regarding the Covid situation. Politicians, corporate media, many individuals, do not consider the complexities of anything.

Too many contradictions, hypocrisies, disjointed thoughts, words and actions.

Literally and symbolically the treatment is worse than the disease.
September 11, 2021 at 02:42
(Virgo) LotusStar » Leo Moon
“Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance.”

Good one. On point...
September 11, 2021 at 03:59
(Pisces) fishscales » Leo Moon
"Too many contradictions, hypocrisies, disjointed thoughts, words and actions."

And "talking points"...
September 11, 2021 at 12:03
(Pisces) fishscales
“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.”

George Carlin
September 11, 2021 at 18:06
(Virgo) LotusStar » fishscales
^ Love that quote, and also seeing it when it happens. :1:

´´No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot´´ - Mark Twain
September 11, 2021 at 19:35
(Pisces) fishscales » LotusStar
I´ve always liked seeing it too, but never formulated the words in my mind to go along with the feeling...

The first time I heard George Carlin say it, I was like, "oh yeah, right...I know exactly what he´s talking about!“
September 12, 2021 at 12:56
(Pisces) fishscales
"Studying originally meant aspiring to discover the meaning of life. These days studying has become all about getting a job."

Kodo Sawaki
September 13, 2021 at 03:25
(Pisces) fishscales
Neptune likes escaping from reality, which can be a real problem.

However, a glimmer of hope exists for the Neptunian person when they realize that "reality" is not neccesarily reality...

September 13, 2021 at 16:30
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_ » fishscales
That´s beautiful ;) Am saving that ;D
September 13, 2021 at 16:30
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_ » fishscales
Love George Carlin ^^
September 13, 2021 at 16:33
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_
"In the land (kingdom) of the blind, one eyed man is king"
Desiderius Erasmus´s Adagia (1500)
September 13, 2021 at 16:50
(Cancer) Victor_Valiant_
"Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the Gods made for fun."

"This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now.
And instead of calling it work, realize it is play."

"The world is filled with love-play, from animal lust to sublime compassion."

"Society is our extended mind and body."

"Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know."

- Alan Watts
September 15, 2021 at 03:11
(Pisces) fishscales
"Indeed, vaccines are not what is needed in order to fight against diseases. What is urgently needed are VITAMINS, good nourishment, pure water, and sun.

It is necessary to defend the organism; any organism is immune when it develops wonderful organic defenses. Let the immune system be fortified, this way vaccines will become worthless, that is all."

Samael Aun Weor
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