Enduring philosophies and favorite quotes

Context trumps content.
Purpose defines.

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Playlist pieces

you’ll sit alone forever if you wait for the right time — what are you hoping for?

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There was pain, sunny days, and rain.; I knew you’d feel the same things…

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Excuse me, are you lost? Perhaps you would care to visit the site map

“The present is made possible by the past”

Sight 24May24 #link

“Would apocalypse with.”

Cocioba 31Mar24 #link

Our thoughts form the universe; they always matter.

Babylon 5, s4 e1 26Jun23 #link

You drown not by falling into the river, but by staying submerged in it.

Extraction, (2020 film) 20Jun23 #link

See yourself for what you are, not what others try to make you.

Babylon 5, s1e15 11Jun23 #link

Fantastic, thank you. Only thing better than a cow is a human! — Unless you need milk, then you really need a cow.

Walter Bishop - Fringe, s1e1 26Jan22 #link

“Emotions are data, not directive.”

Susan David 9Jul20 #link

“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts.”

H.Landry paraphrasing W.Churchill 9Jul20 #link

“Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!”

J.R.R. Tolkien - Bilbo Baggins, in The Hobbit 25Oct19 #link

“There’s…a difference between getting your hands dirty, and being dirty.”

DS Ripley - Luther 9Jun19 #link

“Be nice to other people. At the universal level, they are you.”

Matt Haig - The Humans 7Jun19 #link

“‘Surely they will have cured baldness by the twenty-fourth century!’
Roddenberry replied, ‘By the twenty-fourth century, no one will care.’”

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Gene Roddenberry 7Jun19 #link

“If we cannot learn to …take a positive delight in those small differences between our own kind, here on this planet, then we do not deserve to go out into space and meet the diversity that is almost certainly out there.”

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Gene Roddenberry 7Jun19 #link

“Nothing IS. Things happen.”

Carlo Rovelli - Order of Time 28May19 #link

Knowledge is finite. Wonder is infinite.

Matt Haig - The Humans 19Feb19 #link

“We are defined by the places we hold in the web of others’ lives.”

Ken Liu - Mono No Aware 14Feb19 #link

No thing is one thing.

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23Aug18 #link

It’s impossible to Imagine something that’s not possible

Amar Neo 10Aug18 #link

The doer and the be-er become the same thing

Steven Kotler 4May18 #link

‘Difficult’ and ‘impossible’ are cousins often mistaken for one another, with very little in common.

Scott Lynch - Red Seas Under Red Skies 10Apr18 #link
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