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The Deceived Possesses No AntiBodies


If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf. ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller #quote

Winter fell upon them and it caught them unprepared. Bringing wolves and cold starvation, and the hearts of men despaired. ~ Rush, Dionysus #lyrics

The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. ~ Victor Hugo #quote

Of science and the human heart, there is no limit. There is no failure here sweetheart, just when you quit. ~ U, Miracle Drug #lyrics

Can't sleep beneath the trees of wisdom, when your axes cut the roots that feed them. ~ Creed, What If #lyrics

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life, is rounded with a sleep. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #quote

Women have very little idea of how much men hate them. ~ Germaine Greer #quote

I'll tell you about the hopeless night, the meagre food for souls forgot. I'll tell you about the maiden with the wrought-iron soul.  ~ The Doors, The Wasp #lyrics

Those left standing will make millions writing books on the way it should have been. ~ Incubus, Warning #lyrics

While man's desires and aspirations stir he cannot choose but err. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote

The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being. ~ Dag Hammarskjold #quote

The English public, as a mass, takes no interest in a work of art until it is told that the work in question is immoral. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. ~ Victor Hugo #quote

I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure. ~ Virginia Woolf #quote

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. ~ George Orwell #quote

Our intellect has achieved the most tremendous things, but in the meantime our spiritual dwelling has fallen into disrepair. ~ Carl Gustav Jung #quote

The rich were dull and they drank too much or they played too much backgammon. They were dull and they were repetitious. He remembered poor Julian and his romantic awe of them and how he had started a story once that began: The very rich are different from you and me. And how someone had said to Julian, Yes, they have more money. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote

You're only a rebel from the waist downwards,' he told her. ~ George Orwell #quote, 1984

The Dalai Lama smiled and said, well my son, life is like a bean stalk.  ~ Procol Harum, Glimpses Of Nirvana #lyrics

Tears are running, they're all running down your breast, and your friends, baby, they treat you like a guest.  ~ Jefferson Airplane, Somebody To Love #lyrics

Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley #Quote

One is very crazy when in love. ~ Sigmund Freud #quote

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote

They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me - then they will have my dead body, not my obedience. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

If you can't appreciate what you have got then get what you appreciate. ~ Source Unknown #quote

Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a man. ~ Nancy Linn-Desmond #quote


Only a mediocre person is always at his best. ~ W. Somerset Maugham #quote

Each and every heart it seems is bounded by a world of dreams. ~ The Moody Blues, The Voice #lyrics

I think the really cool and compelling thing about math and physics is that it opens up entry to all these hypotheticals - or at least, it gives you the language to talk about them. But at the same time, if a scenario is completely disconnected from reality, it's not all that interesting. ~ Randall Munroe #quote

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche #quote

The brotherhood of men does not imply their equality. Families have their fools and their men of genius, their black sheep and their saints, their worldly successes and their worldly failures. A man should treat his brothers lovingly and with justice, according to the deserts of each. But the deserts of every brother are not the same. ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

There isn't any symbolism. The sea is the sea. The old man is an old man. The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish. The shark are all sharks no better and no worse. All the symbolism that people say is shit. What goes beyond is what you see beyond when you know. ~ Ernest Hemingway #quote

The scientist has marched in and taken the place of the poet. But one day somebody will find the solution to the problems of the world and remember, it will be a poet, not a scientist. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright #quote

Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes. ~ Oscar Wilde #quote

Green Acres, the Beverly Hillbillies, and Hooterville Junction will no longer be so damn relevant, and women will not care if Dick gets down with Jane on Search for Tomorrow. ~ Gil Scott Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised #lyrics

It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian. ~ John Updike #quote

Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. ~ William Shakespeare #Quote

For a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald #quote

It won't be long, 'til I belong to you. ~ The Beatles, It Won't Be Long #Lyrics

Let's go home and draw the curtains.  ~ The Rolling Stones, Beast Of Burden #lyrics

Sometimes hipness is what it ain't. ~ Tower of Power, What Is Hip #lyrics

Future complications in the strings between the cans. But no prints can come from fingers, if machines become our hands. ~ Jack Johnson, The Horizon Has Been Defeated #lyrics

Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him. ~ Orson Welles #quote

Eat an apple every day, an onion keeps everyone away. ~ Slade, Thanks For The Memory #lyrics

Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder. ~ George Bernard Shaw #Quote

Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. ~ Margaret Mitchell #quote

Let it be, let it be. There will come an answer, let it be. ~ The Beatles, Let It Be #Lyrics

Stupidity is without anxiety. ~ Johann von Goethe #quote

You would think with all the genius and the brilliance of these times, we might find a higher purpose and a better use of mind. ~ Jackson Browne, Say It Isn't True #Lyrics

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us. ~ Steven Tyler #quote

Nobody controls me. I'm uncontrollable. The only one who can control me is me, and that's just barely possible. And that's the lesson I'm learning. If someone's going to impress me, whether it be a Maharishi or a Yoko, then there comes a point where the emperor has no clothes 'cause I'm naive, but I'm not stupid. For all you folks out there who think I'm having the wool pulled over my eyes, well, that's an insult to me. But if you think you know me, or you have some part of me because of the music, and then you think I'm being controlled like a dog on a leash because I do things with her, then screw you, brother or sister, you don't know what's happening. I'm not here for you, I'm here for me and her, and now the baby. ~ John Lennon #quote


I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. ~ Anaïs Nin #quote

Question:  Is Life Worth Living.
Answer: Yes, for those of us who manage somehow to cope with our mortality. The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning. Children, of course, begin life with an untarnished sense of wonder, a capacity to experience total joy at something as simple as the greenness of a leaf; but as they grow older, the awareness of death and decay begins to impinge on their consciousness and subtly erode their joie de vivre, their idealism—and their assumption of immortality. As a child matures, he sees death and pain everywhere about him, and begins to lose faith in the ultimate goodness of man. But if he’s reasonably strong—and lucky—he can emerge from this twilight of the soul into a rebirth of life’s élan. Both because of and in spite of his awareness of the meaninglessness of life, he can forge a fresh sense of purpose and affirmation. He may not recapture the same pure sense of wonder he was born with, but he can shape something far more enduring and sustaining. The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death—however mutable man may be able to make them—our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light. ~ Stanley Kubrick #Quote





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