Very smart ideas are going to be hard for people to adopt, because most people don’t have the sophistication to recognize how good an idea is.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.
theory, practice, difference
|Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut|
Space is only a two-hour drive away, if your car could go vertically upwards.
space, travel, distance, relativity
If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
This present moment used to be the unimaginable future.
Caring about something makes people vulnerable. Not caring gives you power.
care, freedom, power
Complete freedom is incompatible with life.
freedom, slavery, life
|Tomáš J. Fülöpp||2009-07-31|
My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents.
|Arthur C. Clarke|
Miracle is an euphemism for something we do not understand.
miracle, mystery, knowledge, superstition
|Tomáš J. Fülöpp|
Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.
hope, life, dream
|Erich Maria Remarque|
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any man.
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|
There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum.
nationalism, flag, Apollo
|Arthur C. Clarke|
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
nature, miracle, religion, science
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
normal, pretence, low_profile
A camel is a horse designed by a committee.
planning, compromise, Camel
The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel.
travel, jet_lag, Camel, soul, adaptation
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
religion, god, atheism
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.