Saturday, 11 October 2008

Interesting quotes

'I have always imagined that paradise will be some kind of library' - Jorge Luis Borges

'Hell is other people' - Jean-Paul Sartre

'Nature does not extinction; all it knows is transformation. Everything science has taught me, and continues to teach me, strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death' - Wernher Von Braun

'The suburbs dream of violence' - J. G. Ballard

'When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in a confederancy against him' - Jonathan Swift

'Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible' - Frank Zappa

'I do not take drugs. I am drugs.' - Salvador Dali

'Either one does not dream at all or one dreams in an interesting manner' - Friedrich Nietzsche

'But the man that is will shadow the man that pretends to be' - T. S. Eliot

'To listen is an effort, and just to hear has no merit. A duck hears also' - Igor Stravinsky

'Let the writer take up surgery or bricklaying if he is interested in technique. There is no mechanical way to get the writing done, no shortcut' - William Faulkner

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