"The more I think about language, the more it amazes me that people ever understand each other at all."
— Kurt Gödel
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong."
— H. L. Mencken
"We’re all one thing, like cells in a body. ‘Cept we can’t see the body. The way fish can’t see the ocean. And so we envy each other. Hurt each other. Hate each other. How silly is that? A heart cell hating a lung cell."
— from Adaptation., written by Charlie Kaufman.
"Out yonder there was this huge world, which exists independently of us human beings and which stands before us like a great, eternal riddle, at least partially accessible to our inspection and thinking."
— Albert Einstein
"If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“You’d better be prepared for the jump into hyperspace. It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.”
“What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?”
“You ask a glass of water.”
Arthur thought about this.
— Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
"Lord you are a treasure no one can take away from me. When I give myself to you, I’m afraid I’ll lose my mind.”
“It’s time for mind to lose you."
— from “First Symposium,” a prose poem by Max Jacob.
"Dwell I but in the suburbs of your good pleasure?"
— Portia, in Julius Caesar.
"Each 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 (via punkrocklives)
(Source: doctordangerous, via i-sing-the-body-eclectic)