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Quotes - September 2016

Alexei Muravsky

“It feels good to be able to use your own voice, and I encourage others to do the same.”

- Immortal Technique


“The full measure of a culture embraces both the actions of a people and the quality of their aspirations, the nature of the metaphors that propel them forward.”

- Wade Davis, The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World


“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.”

- Albert Einstein via The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern Worl


"One historian of psychiatry has commented that American psychiatry for the past three centuries can be summarized under a single ‘chief complaint’: ‘No one will listen to my story’. I am indebted to Richard Mollica for this comment regarding an unnamed historian (Psychiatry Grand Rounds, St. Lawrence Hospital, Lansing, Mich., February 6, 1986).”

- Howard Brody, Experts from Stories of Sickness via EN 1102 – Literature & Health @ York University


“The actual number who died building the city will never be known; in Peter’s day, it was estimated at 100,000. Later figures are much lower, perhaps 25,000 or 30,000, but no one disputes the grim saying that St. Petersburg was ‘a city built on bones.’”

- Robert K. Massie, Peter the Great: His Life and World


“In the word of the ancients, one should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths. It is a matter of being determined and having the spirit to break right through to the other side.”

- Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)


“Conrad opened the Epictetus section at random and read: “A disciple asked, ‘How is it possible for a man who has nothing, naked, without home or hearth, in squalor, without a city, without a slave, to live a tranquil life?’ “Epictetus said, ‘Lo, Zeus has sent you one who shall show indeed that it is possible. Look at me, I have no house or property. I sleep on the ground, I have only earth and sky and one poor cloak. Yet what do I lack? Has any of you seen me with a gloomy face? How do I act toward those of whom you stand in fear and awe? Do they not give way before me as if I were king and master?’””

- Tom Wolfe, A Man in Full


“Practice really hearing what people say. Do your best to get inside their minds… Focus on what is said when you speak and on what results from each action. Know what the one aims at, and what the other means.”

- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations


“This book is about all the above. It is about how our biological nature and our proclivity to process information continually lead us to interact with the environment in ways that can be harmonius with or destructive to our greater ecological system.”

- Paul A. Bell, Thomas C. Greene, Jeffery D. Fisher & Andrew Baum, Environmental Psychology 5th Edition


“I don’t want you to agree with everything that I say, I’d rather you question everything that you’re told.”

- Immortal Technique


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