The only existing things are atoms and empty space; all else is mere opinion.
-democritus of abdera
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The unexamined life is not worth living
“The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.”
“As soon as we’re here, we disappear, like dragonflies.”
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
“It is no accident that the queen is the deadliest of pieces.”
-luis camara silva
“My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.”