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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Rufus, Apr 11, 2017.

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    ''Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty'' - Sicilian Proverb

    ''Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school'' - Albert Einstein

    ''People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong'' - Bill Vaughan

    ''A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory'' - Steven Wright

    ''The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything, the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself'' - Bill Murray

    ''It’s extremely powerful to say no; it’s really the most powerful thing to say'' - Bill Murray
     
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    ''The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care'' - Hugh MacLeod

    ''The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious'' - Marcus Aurelius

    ''A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer'' - Seneca

    ''You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think'' - Marcus Aurelius

    ''We define ourselves far too often by our past failures. That’s not you. You are this person right now. You’re the person who has learned from those failures'' - Joe Rogan

    ''It’s hard to prioritize the long term when you think you should feel comfortable in every moment'' - Michael
     
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    “Philosophy, then, is that thinking with which one can start nothing and about which housemaids necessarily laugh. Such a definition of philosophy is not a mere joke but is something to think over. We shall do well to remember occasionally that by our strolling we can fall into a well whereby we may not reach ground for quite some time.”
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    “To modern metaphysics, the Being of beings appears as will. But inasmuch as man, because of his nature as the thinking animal and by virtue of forming ideas, is related to beings in their Being, is thereby related to Being, and is thus determined by Being—therefore man's being, in keeping with this relatedness of Being (which now means, of the will) to human nature, must emphatically appear as a willing.”
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    “We do not have any clear, common and simple relation to reality and to ourselves. That is the big problem of the Western world.”
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    “The last god has his own most unique uniqueness and stands outside of the calculative determination expressed in the labels “mono-theism,” “pan-theism,” and “a-theism.” There has been “monotheism,” and every other sort of “theism,” only since the emergence of Judeo-Christian “apologetics,” whose thinking presupposes “metaphysics.” With the death of this God, all theisms wither away. The multiplicity of gods is not subject to enumeration but, instead, to the inner richness of the grounds and abysses in the site of the moment for the lighting up and concealment of the intimation of the last god.”
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    “Do we know ourselves—our “self”? How are we supposed to be ourselves if we are not our selves? And how can we be our selves without knowing who we are, such that we are certain of being the ones we are?”

    ~Martin Heidegger.
     
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    Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. ~Socrates
     
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    Well if all are blind, they might not meet.




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    @deepstrasz: They can hear each other talking. They are blind, not deaf. Therefore, they can meet.
     
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    If they don't hit something on the way.
     
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    Each beginning seems to presuppose an earlier beginning. ... Instead of meeting a single starting point, we encounter an infinity of them, each of which poses the same problem. ... There are no entirely satisfactory solutions to this dilemma. What we have to find is not a solution but some way of dealing with the mystery .... And we have to do so using words. The words we reach for, from God to gravity, are inadequate to the task. So we have to use language poetically or symbolically; and such language, whether used by a scientist, a poet, or a shaman, can easily be misunderstood.
    ~David Gilbert Christian.




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    “The spiritual world of a Volk is not its cultural superstructure, just as little as it is its arsenal of useful knowledge [Kenntnisse] and values; rather, it is the power that comes from preserving at the most profound level the forces that are rooted in the soil and blood of a Volk, the power to arouse most inwardly and to shake most extensively the Volk's existence.”
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    “This saying is as old as Western philosophy itself, giving expression to that fundamental experience and orientation of ancient man from which philosophy begins; ἀ-λήθεια, unhiddenness, into which philosophy seeks to bring the hidden, is nothing arbitrary, and is especially not a property of a proposition or sentence, nor is it a so-called ‘value’. It is rather that reality, that occurrence [Geschehen], into which only that path (ἡ ὁδóϛ) leads of which another of the oldest philosophers likewise says: ‘it runs outside the ordinary path of men’, ἀπ´ ἀνθρώπων ἐκτὸϛ πάτου ἐστίυ (Parmenides, Fr. 1, 27).”
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    “A resounding of the authentic word can arise only from silence”
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    “The things for which we owe thanks are not things we have from ourselves. They are given to us. We receive many gifts, of many kinds. But the highest and really most lasting gift given to us is always our essential nature, with which we are gifted in such a way that we are what we are only through it. That is why we owe thanks for this endowment, first and unceasingly.”
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    “No historical movement can leap outside of history and start from scratch.”
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    “Who accomplishes the challenging setting-upon through which what we call the real is revealed as standing-reserve? Obviously, man. To what extent is man capable of such a revealing? Man can indeed conceive, fashion, and carry through this or that in one way or another. But man does not have control over unconcealment itself, in which at any given time the real shows itself or withdraws. The fact that the real has been showing itself in the light of Ideas ever since the time of Plato, Plato did not bring about. The thinker only responded to what addressed itself to him.”

    ~Martin Heidegger.
     
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    ‎"Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats" - Voltaire

    "You amplify everything you react to" - Author Unknown

    "How do you move forward? One step at a time. How do you lose weight? One kilo at a time. How do you write a book? One page at a time. How do you build a relationship? One day at a time. In a world obsessed with speed, never forget things of real worth and value take time" - Thibaut

    "FOCUS – Follow One Course Until Successful" - Robert T. Kiyosaki

    "Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow" - Robert T. Kiyosaki

    "Don’t watch the clock; Do what it does. Keep going" - Sam Levenson
     
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