Famous quotes containing the words world, theory, origin, life, pioneer and/or organism:
“I am fairly tiredbored beyond enduranceby the world we live in, and its ideals, and am ready to say so, not violently, but kindly, as one rubs salt into the back of a flogged sailor as though one loved him.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)
“The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove a serious danger to the upper classes, and probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other.”
—Neal Cassady (19261968)
“Sometimes it just takes stronger eyeglasses to cure those who are in loveand someone with the ability to imagine a face or a figure twenty years older might perhaps pass through life quite undisturbed.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“New pioneer of days and ways, be gone.
Hunt out your own or make your own alone.
Go down the street.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with. The cure for apathy is comprehension.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)