“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern.”
― William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
'Silence is not weakness...'
- Arthur Machen
"May you seek after treasures of
And find them within the hearts of
-Mary Summer Rain
In his last novel, Timequake, the writer Kurt Vonnegut quotes his son, Mark:
"We are here to help each other get through this thing, whatever it is."
'We are all ultimately responsible for our actions, and any organisation, religion, sect, cult, NGO, army captain or anyone else that tells you any different is lying.'
- Peter Christopherson
"Pain is weakness
leaving the body."
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
No-no, no, no-no, no-no-no-no
No, no-no, no, no, no-no, no-no, no-no
No-no-no-no, no-no, no, no-no, no
Human Beinz version of the Isley's song "Nobody But Me."
Or the motto of the GOP in Congress.
Sorry, this has been banging around in my head this morning, and I couldn't resist...living in a swing state during a hotly-contested Presidential election cycle, being bombarded with media messages -- it has pushed me over the edge, I think.
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be
able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
'Great thoughts are against all doctrines of conformity.'
- Austin Osman Spare