quotes tagged with 'deep'

Every man has some reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone, but only to his friends. He has others which he would not reveal even to his friends, but only to himself, and that in secret. But finally there are still others which a man is even afraid to tell himself, and every decent man has a considerable number of such things stored away. That is, one can even say that the more decent he is, the greater the number of such things in his mind.

Author: ~Fyodor Dostoevesky, Source: ~Notes from UndergrondSaved by ritu in deep humannature 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Talking nonsense is man's only privilege that distinguishes him from all other organisms.

Author: ~Fyodor Dostoevesky, Source: ~Crime and PunishmentSaved by ritu in wisdom deep Quotable toquote 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.
Author: ~E.M. Cioran, Source: ~UnknownSaved by ritu in deep wry emcioran philosophical 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.
Author: ~E.M. Cioran, Source: ~UnknownSaved by ritu in deep profound emcioran philosophical dry 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
Author: ~E.M. Cioran, Source: ~UnknownSaved by ritu in deep profound wry emcioran philosophical 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Author: Niels Bohr, Source: UnknownSaved by ritu in deep profound philosophical 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Q: There are some significant differences in your beliefs. For instance, don't Mormons believe that God was once a man?

A: I wouldn't say that. There was a little couplet coined, "As man is, God once was. As God is, man may become." Now that's more of a couplet than anything else. That gets into some pretty deep theology that we don't know very much about.
Author: Don Lattin and Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/arch...Saved by joeyday in mormonism theology lorenzosnow couplet deep sanfranciscochronicle 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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