Open your mind, and your ass will follow.
Free your mind, and your ass will follow.
Posted by Alva4u
: March 14, 2012
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
We can't be as good as we'd want to, so the question then becomes, how do we cope with our own badness?
Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated.
Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do.
When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen.
The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense.
If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government.
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.