Posts tagged 'Quote'
"I don’t like overrefinement, or to dwell in the heads of vaporous ladies with fine sensibilities."
— Two-time Booker Prize-winning novelist, Hilary Mantel.
(Source: The New York Times)
"We are all furies, except the ones who are too damned foolish."
— Nora, the angry heroine of Claire Messud’s new novel, The Woman Upstairs.
"Minimalism is a nicer way to say you have nothing."
"The human race is just a chemical scum on a moderate-sized planet, orbiting around a very average star in the outer suburb of one among a hundred billion galaxies."
— Stephen Hawking
"The lack of emergency is the greatest where self-certainty has become unsurpassable, where everything is held to be calculable and, above all, where it is decided, without a preceding question, who we are and what we are to do."
— Martin Heidegger, quoted in the context of modern living in a world where technology has usurped human freedom to think for themselves.