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When grubbing for necessities man is still an animal. He becomes uniquely human when he reaches out for the superfluous and extravagant.
--Eric Hoffer

Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut.
--Daniel Greenberg

Against stupidity the very gods fight in vain.
--Friedrich Von Schiller

If the gods do evil then they are not gods.
--Euripides

I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out.
--Denis Diderot

Marke it welle, There are flowers, and there are weeds-But mostly weeds.
--Scott Orville Bergren

The meaning of life is that it stops.
--Franz Kafka

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lhexa
May. 27th, 2009 06:39 pm (UTC)
Against stupidity the very gods fight in vain.
--Friedrich Von Schiller


*quirks an eyebrow*
spottylogic
May. 27th, 2009 07:40 pm (UTC)
I like the quote :) I'm still not sure how I feel about the concept of stupidity as an entity, but I like the quote.
lhexa
May. 28th, 2009 01:22 am (UTC)
Heh, it is a pithy one.
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