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|Archived Since:||July 13, 2011|
"One has to assume that every man is a thinking reed and a noble nature, even if only part-time."
"As never before, our world needs warmth in its cold, metallic heart, warmth to go on and face what has been made of human life, warmth to remain humane and kind."
An abstract love letter to the art of paying attention.
"When our senses become muffled, we no longer feel fully alive... If you have a comfortable connection with your inner sensations... you will feel in charge of your body, your feelings, and your self."
"Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present."
"If I could catch the feeling, I would; the feeling of the singing of the real world, as one is driven by loneliness and silence from the habitable world."
"No observers could lift their eyes to the golden mysteries enshrined above without being impressed with the exceeding loveliness of the shining throng."
"No matter how large the tissue of falsehood that an experienced liar has to offer, it will never be large enough... to cover the immensity of factuality."
"We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community."
Free as a bird, busy as a bee, and the rest of the metaphorical menagerie of the human imagination.
"If I know what I shall find, I do not want to find it. Uncertainty is the salt of life."
"Perhaps that’s how any love begins, impulses and cloudy images that allow us to break across our solitude, and then, if we’re lucky, are finally transformed into something firmer."
From relativity to romance, an illustrated chronicle of genius.
"What's the use of falling in love if you both remain inertly as-you-were?"
"i would like to measure my breath in relation to the air between us."
From the cocoa tree that gives us chocolate to the Philippines' rainbow tree, a global tour of rooted marvels.
"Good citizens tell the truth."
"Even if we will never completely understand the way the brain works, whatever small part of the truth we are able to learn will bring us one step closer to understanding who we are."
"The more that certain needs for entertainment and education are satisfied through other inventions, the more the book will win back in dignity and authority."
From Hypatia of Alexandria to Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a beguiling homage to the heroines of illuminating the cosmos.