Category Archives: quotable

Random quotes for lack of other ideas

“A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.” — Heraclitus of Ephesus “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes … and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” — … Continue reading

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To quote the man of the day…

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” “In the long history of … Continue reading

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Quotable Tom Waits

I can see why the Man was so reluctant to loan me his most treasured book. Lowside of the Road: a life of Tom Waits by Barney Hoskyns turned out to be a fantastic read and the kind of book … Continue reading

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Quotable Soldier

From an article entitled Serving in Iraq killed my faith in God: I asked myself how could there be some guy in the sky watching over this mess? How was there a God who was fine with Luke being killed, … Continue reading

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Quotable Viewpoint

From here, regarding the recent Glenn Beck “Restoring Honor” rally: The idea that God will watch over humanity at this point in time is hard to swallow after the Holocaust. If God was silent about the gas chambers, I doubt … Continue reading

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Quotable Krishna

Stop and take note of this if you will: The need for some Christians to convert those of other faiths seems incredibly silly to me. Against the assertion that Christ had claimed “Only through me shall ye know God,” Krishna … Continue reading

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Quotable D. H. Lawrence

Let’s look at news from the past week or so. Major flooding in Pakistan has decimated that country, killing hundreds and affecting a million more, and not just because they’ve lost their belongings. Mudslides in China have left 127 dead … Continue reading

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What started as a smart quote search turned into religious stupidity

The quote is this: Small people talk about other people. Average people talk about material things. Great people talk about ideas. I ran across this the other day. I’d never seen it before, but I fell in love with it. … Continue reading

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Quotable open mind

I quote from this: I know many Christians who learn to defend their faith by reading the works of Christian philosophers. Personally, I prefer to read the works of committed atheists such as Ayn Rand (who offers some of the … Continue reading

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Who’s David Foster Wallace?

I’m not deleting this, but just a note as of July 26/10 – this thing is a scam. Don’t encourage them. —– I write likeDavid Foster Wallace I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing! I tried … Continue reading

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