Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
I often can’t tell if people are at peace or just being dull.
—Heinrich Karl Bukowski, a.k.a. Charles Bukowski (1920–1994) via Half-Truth Zine Issue 16 (1993) found at Bukowskiforum.com
Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894) via Google Books
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944) via GoodReads
The scientist has marched in and taken the place of the poet. But one day somebody will find the solution to the problems of the world and remember, it will be a poet, not a scientist.
—Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) via The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
—Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) via Washington Post
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