Proof of Evolution

Recent weekly quotes from some of our favorite speakers, writers and thinkers.


[two_third]“I want to put a ding in the universe.” — Steve Jobs[/two_third][one_third_last]stevejobs[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
— Douglas Adams[/two_third][one_third_last]douglas adams[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”
– Dr. Seuss[/two_third][one_third_last]dr seuss[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.”
— Allen Ginsberg[/two_third][one_third_last]ginsbug[/one_third_last]
[two_third]“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

— Nelson Mandela[/two_third][one_third_last]nelson mandela[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.”

— Lou Reed[/two_third][one_third_last]loureed-x600-1382893963[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

— Winston Churchill[/two_third]


[two_third]“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
— Edgar Degas


[two_third]“Synchronicity is an ever present reality for those who have eyes to see.”

— Carl Jung[/two_third]


[two_third]“Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.”

— Deepak Chopra[/two_third][one_third_last]deepak[/one_third_last]

[two_third]“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”

— Cormac McCarthy[/two_third][one_third_last]cormac[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.”
— Goethe[/two_third][one_third_last]goethe[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
— Mother Teresa[/two_third]

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[two_third]“A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.”

— Paul Simon[/two_third]

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[two_third]“Keep cool but care.”

—Thomas Pynchon[/two_third]



[two_third]“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”

—Henry David Thoreau[/two_third]



[two_third]“Nothing is boring except to people who aren’t really paying attention.”

—Michael Chabon[/two_third]



[two_third]“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”

—Bob Marley[/two_third]

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[two_third]“Too often we… enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

— John F. Kennedy[/two_third]



[two_third]“It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.”

— Voltaire[/two_third]



[two_third]“Life is an unanswered question, but let’s still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.”

— Tennessee Williams[/two_third]



[two_third]“The main thing I learned in India was that power over others is slavery. Power over oneself is mastery.”

— Terence Stamp   [/two_third]

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[two_third]“What I’m trying to do is be righteous. And when I say “righteous,” I don’t mean God. You know? God-righteous. I mean just when I wake up, I know I was honest to myself.”

— Patrice O’Neal[/two_third]

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[two_third]“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

— Theodore Roosevelt[/two_third]



[two_third]“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.”

— Ansel Adams[/two_third]

[one_third_last]ansel adams[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.”

— Dick Cavett[/two_third]

[one_third_last]dick cavett[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.”

— Erica Jong[/two_third]

[one_third_last]erica jong[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Listening is being able to be changed by the other person.”

— Alan Alda[/two_third]

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[two_third]“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”

— F. Scott Fitzgerald[/two_third]

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[two_third]“If you’re purely after facts, please buy yourself the phone directory of Manhattan. It has four million times correct facts. But it doesn’t illuminate.”

— Werner Herzog



[two_third]“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[/two_third]



[two_third]“I am still baffled by those who feel that criticizing America is unpatriotic, a view increasingly being adopted in the United States since 9/11 as an excuse to render suspect what has always been an American right. An active, brave, outspoken (and heard) citizenry is essential to a healthy democracy.”

— Jane Fonda[/two_third]

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[two_third]“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

— Aldous Huxley[/two_third]

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[two_third]“Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition. It’s crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it?”

— Frank Gehry[/two_third]

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[two_third]“In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.”

— Fran Lebowitz[/two_third]

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[two_third]“A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”

— James Joyce[/two_third]

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[two_third]“Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.”

— Gilda Radner[/two_third]

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[two_third]“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”

— Mark Twain[/two_third]

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[two_third]“If the 1st Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.”

— Thurgood Marshall[/two_third]

[one_third_last]thurgood marshall[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time. ”

— Marian Wright Edelman[/two_third]

[one_third_last]marian wright edelman[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. ”

— James A. Baldwin[/two_third]

[one_third_last]james a baldwin[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.”

– Langston Hughes

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[two_third]“Whenever one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.”

– Jaques Yves Cousteau [/two_third]



[two_third]“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ”

– Martin Luther King, Jr. [/two_third]



[two_third]“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”

– Dalai Lama [/two_third]

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[two_third]“We pass through the present with our eyes blindfolded. We are permitted merely to sense and guess at what we are actually experiencing. Only later when the cloth is untied can we glance at the past and find out what we have experienced and what meaning it has.”

– Milan Kundera [/two_third]

[one_third_last]milan kundera[/one_third_last]


[two_third]“I end up not buying a lot of things, because I find them ridiculous.”

– Steve Jobs [/two_third]



What a bunch of bullshitting assholes. 

Anthony From California
Anthony From California

“As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.” — Dick Cavett

Michael Bay's career summed up in a single quote.


Jane Fonda is who I always go to for Patriotism advice.

The Real Big Ed
The Real Big Ed

Damn, got my hopes up for Upton again, only to have them dashed again. And I don't mean Sinclair.


You make some valid points there!