There are trivial truths and there are great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.

-Neils Bohr

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“From whence shall we expect the approach of danger? Shall some trans-Atlantic military giant step the earth and crush us at a blow? Never. All the armies of Europe and Asia…could not by force take a drink from the Ohio River or make a track on the Blue Ridge in the trial of a thousand years. No, if destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we will live forever or die by suicide.”

-Abraham Lincoln

You feel guilt because of the doctrine of the church and then you feel like you can’t get over the guilt except with the doctrine of the church, so now the church becomes your saviour when actually it created the problem to begin with.

-Oh no, Ross and Carrie

Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein.

(Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.)

-Friedrich Nietzsche