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

3/16/2013

Quotes


Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.
- David March




Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White
 Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
- Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
US black nationalist leader (1925 - 1965)


Men of learning are those who have read the contents of books. Thinkers, geniuses, and those who have enlightened the world and furthered the race of men, are those who have made direct use of the book of the world.
–Arthur Schopenhauer




The question our century puts before us is: is it possible to regain the lost dimension, the encounter with the Holy, the dimension which cuts through the world of subjectivity and objectivity and goes down to that which is not world but is the Mystery of the Ground of Being.
- Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965), From a lecture




Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny. 
- Paul Tillich
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
- Paul Tillich

The first duty of love is to listen.
- Paul Tillich
 Cynically speaking, one could say that it is true to life to be cynical about it.
- Paul Tillich, The Courage to Be


The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity. 
Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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