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41 This present moment used to be the unimaginable future.
future, present
Stewart Brand
42 Caring about something makes people vulnerable. Not caring gives you power.
care, freedom, power
Randall Munroe 2015-01-30
43 Complete freedom is incompatible with life.
freedom, slavery, life
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2009-07-31
44 My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents.
religion, truth
Arthur C. Clarke
45 Miracle is an euphemism for something we do not understand.
miracle, mystery, knowledge, superstition
Tomáš J. Fülöpp
46 Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.
hope, life, dream
Erich Maria Remarque
47 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.
marriage, philosophy
Socrates
48 Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
miracle
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
49 There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum.
nationalism, flag, Apollo
Arthur C. Clarke
50 Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
nature, miracle, religion, science
Saint Augustine
51 Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
normal, pretence, low_profile
Albert Camus
52 A camel is a horse designed by a committee.
planning, compromise, Camel
(unknown)
53 The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel.
travel, jet_lag, Camel, soul, adaptation
(Arabic saying)
54 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
Richard Dawkins 2006
55 As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
nothing, wisdom
Socrates
56 Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
philosophy, happiness
(unknown)
57 To the eye of enmity virtue appears the ugliest blemish.
opinion, point_of_view, beauty
Sa'di
58 Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
answer, question, computer
Pablo Picasso
59 The possible ranks higher than the actual.
possibility, dream, question, mystery, illusion
Martin Heidegger
60 If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence and sheer ignorance as religion is, you'd resign in protest.
religion, club, human_values, abuse, politics, ignorance, homophobia
Bill Maher

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