like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Ah, what is man?
Wherefore does he why?
Whence did he whence?
Whither is he withering?
Dan Leno (1860-1904)
An existential map has “you are here” written all over it.
For every philosopher, there exists an equal and opposite philosopher.
Most people are fools, most authority is malignant, god does not exist, and everything is wrong.
Ted Nelson (1937- )
My son has taken up meditation – at least it's better than sitting doing nothing.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n'y a plus rien à ajouter, mais quand il n'y a plus rien à retrancher.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944)
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.
Philosophy is questions that may never be answered, but religion is answers that may never be questioned.
The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes…
Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
The purpose of life is to create and to procreate.
What if there were no hypothetical situations?
What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong.
“There's no free will,” says the philosopher; “To hang is most unjust.”
“There's no free will,” assents the officer; “We hang because we must.”
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)