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Interested in peace, love, & understanding. & music & art. All things that are interesting. I like lots of things, such as nature, love, & peace. & good people & places & times & food & drink & medicine. Especially magic, dream, & myth, both shared & personally experienced. Everything really, that's good. Especially magic, poetry, beauty, dreams, mythology, psychology, reading, writing, literature, learning, growing, changing, loving, dancing, listening, meeting new people, falling in love, praying for world peace, peace in general, inner peace, outer peace, compassion, understanding, & wisdom.

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be."
- Kurt Vonnegut

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
- Pablo Picasso

"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree... Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... The solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker."
- Albert Einstein

Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.

But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere."
- Carl Sagan

"Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

Read not the Times. Read the Eternities."
- Henry David Thoreau

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.

Every moment of your life is infinitely creative, and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you."
- Mahatma Gandhi

"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing."
- William Butler Yeats

"By Being, It Is."
- Parmenides

"Without music, life would be a mistake."
- Nietzsche

"When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear; when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them."
- Chief Seattle

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
- George Santayana

"As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being."
- Carl Jung

"If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things."
- Rene Descartes

"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
- Richard Feynman

"Then he said 'Remember Bob, No Fear, No Envy, No Meanness'" "And I said 'hmmm, right.'"
- Bob Dylan

"The reverse side also has a reverse side."
- Japanese Proverb

"We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep."
- William James

"If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... How would I be? What would I do?"
- Buckminster Fuller

"The most vital issue of the age is whether the future progress of humanity is to be governed by the modern economic and materialistic mind of the West or by a nobler pragmatism guided, uplifted and enlightened by spiritual culture and knowledge...."
- Sri Aurobindo

"The Self alone exists; and the Self alone is real. Verily the Self alone is the world, the I-I and God. All that exists is but the manifestation of the Supreme Being."
- Ramana Maharshi

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind."
- John F. Kennedy
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