— Emil M. Cioran, History and Utopia
History and Utopia (1960)
„Sorrow is knowledge: they who know the most
Must mourn the deepest o’er the fatal truth,
The Tree of Knowledge is not that of Life.“
— George Gordon Byron, buch Manfred
Manfred (1817), Act I, scene i.
„Quick to judge -- Quick to anger -- Slow to understand
Ignorance and prejudice and fear walk hand in hand
-- Witch Hunt (Part III of 'Fear') (1981)“
— Neil Peart Canadian-American drummer , lyricist, and author 1952 - 2020
— Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
„Strangely, although the world is already full of fearful things, mortals seems always to hunt for new worries.“
— Tad Williams novelist 1957
Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, To Green Angel Tower (1993), Part 2, Chapter 13, “The Fallen Sun” (p. 307).
— Theodor Reuss German singer 1855 - 1923
Parsifal and the Secret of the Graal Unveiled (1914), Context: Closing Word Learn to eat of the tree of Knowledge, and of the tree of Life enjoy the fruit. Seek both within yourself, and so you recognize them and know their place, you are come to the highest rung of the 12 step ladder. Through this will the Divine-Love be awoken that does not have a place in the twisted minds of men, but dwells in his heart, from which the salvational current will be born which gives us the vision of the eternal light and annihilates all falsity. "The eternal-feminine draws us up?!" IV. Defense and Support : Building blocks for the O.T.O. Temple
„The Fascist accepts life and loves it, knowing nothing of and despising suicide; he rather conceives of life as duty and struggle and conquest, life which should be high and full, lived for oneself, but above all for others — those who are at hand and those who are far distant, contemporaries, and those who will come after.“
— Benito Mussolini, The Doctrine of Fascism
1930s, "The Doctrine of Fascism" (1932)
— Peter Ackroyd, The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde
The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde (1983), Page 52.
„Back of my forehead I feel tonight
A whole sky full of stars. Under
a western moon.
Life is indeed lovely!“
— Juan Ramón Jimenéz Spanish poet 1881 - 1958
"Western Moon" in Canción (1935).
„Move out or grow in any dimension and pain as well as joy will be your reward. A full life will be full of pain.“
— M. Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth
— Walt Whitman American poet, essayist and journalist 1819 - 1892
— Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock
„Death is sweeter than continued life under tyranny. … Retaliation is a prescription from God. … We must rise up and kill those who kill us... Let them feel the pain of death that we are feeling.“
— Louis Farrakhan leader of the Nation of Islam 1933
August 15, 2015 http://www.wnd.com/wnd_video/farrakhan-retaliation-we-must-rise-up-and-kill-those-who-kill-us/ (15 August 2015)