Quotes

“We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.”

–T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding (Four Quartets)

\\

“Civilization is in a race between education and catastrophe.”

H.G. Wells

\\

Yeats, The Second Coming: “The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity.”

paraphrased by Bertrand Russell: “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.”

(http://quoteinvestigator.com/2015/03/04/self-doubt/)

\\

H.L. Mencken: “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.”

\\

“A man’s work is nothing but the slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.”

–Albert Camus

\\

“After the final no there comes a yes
And on that yes the future world depends.
No was the night. Yes is this present sun.”

Wallace Stevens

\\

“Its origin and purpose still a total mystery…”

\\

“You are about to experience a great adventure…”

\\

“Many such journeys are possible. Let me be your gateway.”