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Kye ho! Listen with sympathy!

With insight into your sorry worldly predicament,

realising that nothing can last, that all is as dreamlike illusion,

meaningless illusion provoking frustration and boredom,

turn around and abandon your mundane pursuits.


– #Tilopa #quote
 
A man is only as big as what gets him mad
~Henri Helanto

#quote #qotd
 
Poetry, being a manifestation of the language, and therefore for its dialogical essence, can be a message in the bottle, launched in confidence, certainly not supported by firm hope, that the current will push it somewhere, to a land, land of the heart perhaps.

(Paul Celan)

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La poesia, essendo una manifestazione della lingua, e perciò per sua essenza dialogica, può essere un messaggio nella bottiglia, lanciato nella fiducia, certo non sorretta da ferma speranza, che la corrente la spinga comunque in qualche luogo, ad una terra; terra del cuore forse.

(Paul Celan)

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Most make talking to Source the last desperate option, but life is so much better when you make it the first joyful option.


~ Lee and Steven Hager
#quote #Lee-Steve-Hager
 

Sleeping is

Seeking lasting happiness

In a flickering world

That is being dreamed into life


#Himalayan-HEX #quote
 
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
~Mary Ellen Kelly

#quote #qotd #quotes
 
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
~Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)
#qotd #quote #quotes
 
Today is #NewMoonDay The 1st day of the 12th month in the Scriptural Calendar, a "Luni-Solar" (NOT "Lunar") calendar.

A reminder from the Scripture: we do not eat pork. The pig is an #UncleanAnimal that was, is, and never will be meant as #food As they say, and we #quote "we are what we eat".

#Christianity #Messianic #Apostolic #Natsari #Yahudi #Hebrew #LostTribes #Israelites
 
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In case signals can neither be seen nor perfectly understood, no captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy.
Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) British admiral
Memorandum before the Battle of Trafalgar (9 Oct 1805)

#quotation #quote #orders #enemy #action #initiative #battle #communication #courage #duty

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Apologize, v.i. To lay the foundation for a future offense.
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) American writer and journalist
The Cynic’s Word Book (1906)

#quotation #quote #apology #apologize #hypocrisy

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The Cynic’s Word Book (1906)
 
We do what we must, and call it by the best names we can, and would fain have the praise of having intended the result which ensues.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American essayist, lecturer, poet
“Experience,” Essays: Second Series (1844)

#quotation #quote #necessity #responsiblity #praise #plan #pretense #intention

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“Experience,” Essays: Second Series (1844)
 
You can always hear the people who are willing to sacrifice somebody else’s life. They’re plenty loud and they talk all the time. You can find them in churches and schools and newspapers and congresses. That’s their business. They sound wonderful. Death before dishonor. This ground sanctified by blood. These men who died so gloriously. They shall not have died in vain. Our noble dead.

Hmmmm.

But what do the dead say?

Did anybody ever come back from the dead any single one of the millions who got killed did any one of them ever come back and say by god I’m glad I’m dead because death is always better than dishonor? Did they say I’m glad i died to make the world safe for democracy? Did they say i like death better than losing liberty? Did any of them ever say it’s good to think i got my guts blown out for the honor of my country? Did any of them ever say look at me i’m dead but i died for decency and that’s better than being alive? Did any of them ever say here i am, i’ve been rotting for tw
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Don't take life so seriously. Anyway you won't come out alive. Ne prenez pas la vie si au sérieux. Vous n'en sortirez pas vivant malgré tout.


Don't take life so seriously. Anyway you won't come out alive.
Ne prenez pas la vie si au sérieux. Vous n'en sortirez pas vivant malgré tout.

No tomes la vida tan serioso. No saldrás vivo de todos modos


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Leer Nederlands! / Learn Dutch! / Apprenez le néerlandais! / Lernen Sie Niederländisch! / Imparate l’olandese!

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Sorry not sorry


#shitposting #anarchist meme for cool people
#meme #movie #goth #adams #anarchism #anarchy
#quote #fun

I post every day meme about anarchy and other cool stuff.
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#shitposting #anarchist meme for cool people
#humor #quote #kinky

I post every day meme about anarchy and other cool stuff.
Feel free to download and/or share them ! :)
 
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It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.
Arthur Machen (1863-1947) Welsh author and mystic
The Hill of Dreams, ch. 5 (1907)

#quotation #quote #aspiration #endeavor #failure

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America is therefore a free country, in which, lest anyone be hurt by your remarks, you are not allowed to speak freely of private individuals or of the State; of the citizen or of the authorities; of public or of private undertakings; or, in short, of anything at all, except it be of the climate and the soil; and even then Americans will be found ready to defend either the one or the other, as if they had been contrived by the inhabitants of the country.
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) French writer, diplomat, politician
Democracy in America, Vol. 1, “Public Spirit in the United States” (1835) [tr. Reeve (1839)]

#quotation #quote #America #dissent

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Democracy in America, Vol. 1, “Public Spirit in the United States” (1835) [tr. Reeve (1839)]
 
Successful marriage: The union of two good forgivers.
Robert Quillen (1887-1948) American journalist and humorist
(Attributed)

#quotation #quote #forgiveness #love #marriage

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Whether Parliament is either a representative body or an efficient one is questionable, but I value it because it criticizes and talks, and because its chatter gets widely reported. So two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. Two cheers are quite enough: there is no occasion to give three.
E. M. Forster (1879-1970) English novelist, essayist, critic, librettist [Edward Morgan Forster]
“What I Believe,” The Nation (16 Jul 1938)

#quote #quotation #democracy #diversity

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I believe that you can reach the point where there is no longer any difference between developing the habit of pretending to believe and developing the habit of believing.
Umberto Eco (b. 1932) Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, novelist
Foucault’s Pendulum, ch. 87 (1988) [tr. W. Weaver (1989)]

#quotation #quote #belief #conformity #habit

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Foucault’s Pendulum, ch. 87 (1988) [tr. W. Weaver (1989)]
 
There is, in the institutions of this country, one principle, which, had they no other excellence, would secure to them the preference over those of all other countries. I mean — and some devout patriots will start — I mean the principle of change.

I have used a word to which is attached an obnoxious meaning. Speak of change, and the world is in alarm. And yet where do we not see change? What is there in the physical world but change? And what would there be in the moral world without change?
Frances "Fanny" Wright (1795-1852) Scottish-American writer, lecturer, social reformer
Independence Day speech, New Harmony, Indiana (4 Jul 1828)

#quotation #quote #change #progress

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Independence Day speech, New Harmony, Indiana (4 Jul 1828)
 

Don't be afraid,

existence is just a temporary illusion,


you can relax now, and forever

#motivational #quote #existence #emotions #fear #relax #chill #psycho #psychology
 
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The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves; and we injure our own cause, in the opinion of the world, when we too passionately and eagerly defend it.
Charles Caleb "C. C." Colton (1780-1832) English cleric, writer
Lacon, Vol. 1, #240 (1820)

#quotation #quote #anger #argument #debate #perspective

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It was always my hope in writing novels and stories which asked the question, “what is reality?”, to someday get an answer. This was the hope of most of my readers, too. Years passed. I wrote over thirty novels and over a hundred stories and I still couldn’t figure out what was real. One day a girl college student in Canada asked me to define reality for her, for a paper she was writing for her philosophy class. She wanted a one-sentence answer. I thought about it and finally said, “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” That’s all I could come up with. That was back in 1972. Since then I haven’t been able to define reality any more lucidly.
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) American writer
“How To Build A Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later” (1978)

#quotation #quote #reality #philosophy

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“How To Build A Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later” (1978)
 
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.
Anatole France (1844-1924) French poet, journalist, novelist, Nobel Laureate [pseud. of Jaques-Anatole-François Thibault]
(Attributed)

Widely attributed to France, but unsourced.

#quotation #quote #animals #pets

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A strong man must be militant as well as moderate. He must be a realist as well as an idealist. If I am to merit the trust invested in me by some of my race, I must be both of these things. This is why nonviolence is a powerful as well as a just weapon. If you confront a man who has long been cruelly misusing you, and say, “Punish me, if you will; I do not deserve it, but I will accept it, so that the world will know I am right and you are wrong,” then you wield a powerful and a just weapon. This man, your oppressor, is automatically morally defeated, and if he has any conscience, he is ashamed. Wherever this weapon is used in a manner that stirs a community’s, or a nation’s, anguished conscience, then the pressure of public opinion becomes an ally in your just cause.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) American clergyman, civil rights leader, orator
Playboy interview (Jan 1965)

#quotation #quote #nonviolence #protest #civilrights

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Playboy interview (Jan 1965)
 
“Yo!” said the Dean.

“Yo what?” said Ridcully.

“It’s not a yo what, it’s just a yo,” said the Senior Wrangler, behind him. “It’s a general street greeting and affirmative with convivial military ingroup and masculine bonding-ritual overtones.”

“What? What? Like ‘jolly good’?” said Ridcully.

“I suppose so,” said the Senior Wrangler, reluctantly.
Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) English author
Reaper Man (1991)

#quotation #quote
Reaper Man (1991)
 
An honestly misinformed person upon hearing the truth will either quit being misinformed or will quit being honest.

#qotd #quote
 
‘I do know the effect that music still has on me – I’m completely vulnerable to it. I’m seduced by it.

Debbie Harry

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“Seeing the frightful transformations of Māra’s army,
the Pure Being recognizes them all as a product of illusion.
There is no demon, no army, no beings; there is not even a self.
Like the image of the moon in the water, the cycle of the three worlds is misleading.”
― Machik Labdrön

Machik's Complete Explanation: Clarifying the Meaning of Chod (Expanded Edition)

#quote #buddhist #buddhism #wisdom #techno of the #mind
 
“If there is destruction of hope, there is freedom from gods;
if there is destruction of fear, there is freedom from spirits ['demons].”


― Machik Labdrön,
#quote #buddhist #buddhism #wisdom #techno of the #mind

Making the Old New Again and Again: Legitimation and Innovation in the Tibetan Buddhist Chöd Tradition
 
"If Christians wish to lessen the spread of evil throughout the world, they need only to refrain from doing it"
~Joshua Casteel, Lecture at Elizabethtown College, Penn., 2009.
#qotd #quote
 
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. -Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (14 Jan 1875-1965)
#quote #Quotes
 
#Quote: "We don't really think that man is that immoral, we don't think that man of his own nature would run around...fighting wars and building napalm bombs...so maybe there's something else going on". Michael Tsarion


#ramolaD
#ramola
 
To move freely you must be deeply rooted. -Bella Lewitzky, dancer (13 Jan 1916-2004)
#quote #Quotes #lewitzky
 
"Know then, that it is not the function of prophecy to delinate coming events. The existence of the prophecy is in itself a catalyst in the shaping of the future, specifically in causing men to attempt to thawt or implement its realization. Therefore no prophecy can literally come true, for as soon as it is uttered, it has altered the course of events.”
-- Wally Wood, introduction to chapter two, The King of the World.
#memegirls #quote #WallyWood
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"Know then, that it is not the function of prophecy to delinate coming events. The existence of the prophecy is in itself a catalyst in the shaping of the future, specifically in causing men to attempt to thawt or implement its realization. Therefore no prophecy can literally come true, for as soon as it is uttered, it has altered the course of events.”-- Wally Wood, introduction to chapter two, The King of the World.#memegirls #quote
 
Im vergangenen Jahr gab es viele erfolgreiche und komplexe deutsche Serien. Auch in diesem Jahr soll es bei Streaminganbietern und Sendern so weitergehen. Thematisch wird sich allerdings einiges verändern.
Serienboom reloaded - was bringt 2019?
#Serien #BabylonBerlin #Netflix #DasBoot #Erfolgreich #Quote #Streaming
 
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