Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

3/26/2013

Quotes



“What we must decide is how we are valuable rather than how valuable we are.”
~ Edgar Z. Friedenberg 

The first and the best victory is to conquer self.

- Plato

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”
—Socrates

Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
- Plato

 
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
- Plato

You can't work in the movies. Movies are all about lighting. Very few filmmakers will concentrate on the story. You get very little rehearsal time, so anything you do onscreen is a kind of speed painting.
- John Malkovich

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
- Buddha

So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
- Isadora Duncan

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus

The fool knows after he's suffered.
- Hesiod

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
- Hans Christian Andersen

Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad.
- Donald Trump

Every picture that is successful has one little miracle in it.
 - Elia Kazan

There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
- Miguel de Unamuno

War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war.
- Anatole France

The work which is manipulated looks a little boring to me. I think life is pretty strange anyway. It is wooo, wooo, wooo!
- Annie Leibovitz

Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
- Bram Stoker


Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.

- Buddha

The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.
- Plato

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least.
- Richard Gere

But I think it's a little different in Europe, because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit.
- Juliette Binoche

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
 - Aesop

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
 - Plutarch

Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
- Marcel Proust

I find little in the works of Beethoven, Berlioz, Wagner and others when they are led by a conductor who functions like a windmill.
- Franz Liszt

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.

- Jean Cocteau


Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids. - Alexander Graham Bell


Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
 - Hermann Hesse
   

 

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