The Five Quotes Meme

19 08 2006

Via New Kid on the Hallway:

Go here and look through random quotes until you find five that you think reflect who you are or what you believe.

  • In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place. (Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948)
  • So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity. (André Gide, 1869-1951)
  • If we weren’t all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting we couldn’t endure it. (Arthur Schopenhauer, 1788-1860)
  • Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead. (Charles Bukowski, 1920-1994)
  • The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise. (George Santayana, 1863-1952)
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