"Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It's enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it." ~Claude Monet
"How is a fortress demolished? Not with weapons or fire - with judgements."
- Epictetus Discourses; Book IV, Chapter 1: Line 86, First Sentence
"Curiosity is the safeguard, not the death, of the cat" --Samuel Beckett
- The Telling: A Memoir of Rape & Recovery, Chapter 2: Heading on Page 7
"No way of thinking or doing, however ancient, can be trusted without proof."
- Walden & Civil Disobedience, Chapter 1: Page 11, Paragraph 2
"Besides, when love, even innocent love, is the whole employ of your lives, your hearts will be too soft to afford modesty that tranquil retreat, where she delights to dwell, in close union with humanity."
- Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Chapter 7 - Page 134 (last line)
"And that's because a lot of atoms must be moved inside our frame before the atoms of the spirit, scattered wide throughout the flesh, can start to feel the motion, and before they leap the great divide and meet and bounce apart once more."
-Lucretius, The Nature of Things, Book III, Lines 391-95
"'Who are we, really?' and count... of our being, and - alas! - lose count."
- Nietzsche, On the Geneaology of Morals, Page 3
"The issue for me was the value of morality, and on that point I had to confront, almost alone..."
- Nietzsche, On the Geneology of Morals, Page 7
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