Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Physics is becoming too difficult for the physicists.
A government is not legitimate merely because it exists.
As people across the Arab world are all dealing with their politics, revolutions, human rights issues and uprisings, science speaks to all of us equally and we become one. The only two human endeavours that are cross-boundary at this massive scale are art and science.
Those who harm themselves through their thoughts, words, or actions are indeed their own worst enemies. They only bring themselves suffering.
The less I needed, the better I felt.
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
The standard diet of a meat-eater is blood, flesh, veins, muscles, tendons, cow secretions, hen periods and bee vomit. And once a year during a certain holiday in November, meat-eaters use the hollowed out rectum of a dead bird as a pressure cooker for stuffing. And people think vegans are weird because we eat tofu?
I must also have a dark side if I am to be whole.
Time and space are finite in extent, but they don’t have any boundary or edge. They would be like the surface of the earth, but with two more dimensions.
Stephen Hawking, Black Holes and Baby Universes (via the-star-stuff)
Poster designs illustrating some of Carl Sagan’s quotes.
When I first came to L.A. I got caught smoking weed on a beach in Malibu and had to go to court. It was the craziest thing ever. I was thinking, We’re in Los Angeles. There are probably 400 people getting murdered at this second, and these two cops are taking an hour to write up my court summons for smoking a joint on the beach. That just seemed so fucking ridiculous to me.
And I thought, there was no God, there was only what you wanted.
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