Quotes: random selection
Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
American musician 1941-
Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!
Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
Ursula K. Le Guin
American author 1929-
Legends of prediction are common throughout the whole Household of Man. Gods speak, spirits speak, computers speak. Oracular ambiguity or statistical probability provides loopholes, and discrepancies are expunged by Faith.
From a single crime know the nation.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
British Dramatist 1670-1729
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.
American actor and humorist 1879-1935
Everybody is ignorant - only on different subjects.