CRYSTALINKS - ARCHIVES OF FAVORITE QUOTES - 3Modesty died when clothes were born. Strip the human race, absolutely naked, and it would be a real democracy. But the introduction of even a rag of tiger skin, or a cowtail, could make a badge of distinction and be the beginning of a monarchy. We must put up with our clothes as they are - they have their reason for existing. They are on us to expose us to advertise what we wear them to conceal. They are a sign; a sign of insincerity; a sign of suppressed vanity; a pretense that we desire gorgeous colors and the graces of harmony and form; and we put them on to propagate that lie and back it up. ~ Mark Twain ~
There is no royal road to geometry. ~ Euclid to King Ptolemy I ~
Number rules the universe. Number is the within of all things. Number is the ruler of forms and ideas, and the cause of gods and demons. Geometry is knowledge of the eternally existent. There is geometry in the humming of the strings. ~ Pythagoras ~ Pythagorean Theorem Good Website Pythagoreans having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things could be represented by numbers, and that the whole cosmos consists of a scale and a number. ~ Aristotle ~
True, there are plenty of fish in the sea, but there are only a few mermaids. Follow them, they will guide your dreams. ~ Chris Clark ~ The History of Mermaids Where Mermaids Dwell Mermaid Websites The Little Mermaid A story about the national symbol of Denmark by Hans Christian Andersen About Mermaids
Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line. ~ Benoit Mandelbrot ~ Fractals
I'm not sure about automobiles. With all their speed forward they may be a step backward in civilization, that is, in spiritual civilization. It may be that they will not add to the beauty of the world, nor to the life of men's souls. I am not sure. But automobiles have come, and they bring a greater change in our life than most of us suspect. They are here, and almost all outward things are going to be different because of what they bring.
They are going to alter war, and they are going to alter peace.
I think men's minds are going to be changed in subtle ways because of automobiles; just how, though, I could hardly guess. But you can't have the immense outward changes that they will cause without some inward ones, and it may be that, the spiritual alteration will be bad for us.
Perhaps, ten or twenty years from now, if we can see the inward change in men by that time, I shouldn't be able to defend the gasoline engine, but would have to agree... that automobiles 'had no business to be invented.'
~ Booth Tarkington The Magnificent Ambersons 1918 ~
The vehicle which is the expression of our soul's movement in and out of consciousness is called the Merkabah or Star Tetrahedron. Crystals
There is always one moment in life when the door opens, our fears disappear, and we embrace the future. Books open the doors to other realities, that will one day manifest. ~ Ellie Crystal ~ We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. ~ Walt Disney ~ Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment. ~ Carl Sandburg ~ Every exit is an entry somewhere else. ~ Tom Stoppard ~ Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace. ~ Eugene O'Neill ~ Quotes About Doors
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