Monday, January 19, 2009

Great Quotes

"Always question the received reality. The consensus reality is often intentionally misleading." - George Carlin

"Art is humanity's most essential universal language. It is not a frill, but a necessary part of communication. The quality of a civilization can be measured through its music, dance, drama, architecture, visual art and literature. We must give our children knowledge and understanding of civilization's most profound works."
"Build your life as if it were a work of art."- both by Ernest Boyer

"If you cannot imagine the future, it will never come."- S. Crawford

"This is the moment of your ministry. This is the time of teaching. What you teach at this time, through your every word and action right now, will remain as indelible lessons in the hearts and minds of those whose lives you touch, both now, and for years to come." —Dalai Lama, 11 September 2001
Read his entire address at

"You can become a night watchman and live happily. It is what you are inwardly that matters. Your inner peace and joy you have to earn. It is much more difficult than earning money. No university can teach you to be yourself." —Sri Nisargadatta Mahar

"When you get rid of your fear of failure and your tensions about succeeding... you can be yourself. Relaxed. You'll no longer be driving with your brakes on." —Bill Crowley

"A crisis is only as bad as you allow it to be. Celebrity is an artifical flavoring. And at the end of the day we all go to bed with ourselves." —Gregory Perrin

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it." —Aung San Suu Kyi

Do you have any quotes you love or live by?

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