We Are All Afraid -- For Our Confidence, For The Future, For The World.
We are all afraid -- for our confidence, for the future, for the world.
That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every
civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it
has set itself to do.
-- Jacob Bronowski
Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.
-- Jacob Bronowski...
We may mount from this dull Earth, and viewing it from on high, consider whether Nature has laid out all her cost and finery upon this small speck of Dirt.
So, like Travelers into other distant countries, we shall be better able to judge of what's done at home, know how to make a true estimate of, and set its own value upon every thing....
Every man has his price. Every price has its man.
It is so basic. A human being is an innocent part of nature.
Our civilization has distorted this universal quality that allows us to feel at home in our skin....
ack n. The set of things a person has to do in the future.
One speaks of the next project to be attacked as having risen to the top of the stack....
Every man has a price.
How many CND supporters -- does it take to change a light bulb?
None. They won't, because: o "I'm not about to touch anything that has WATT written on it!...
If we relied conclusively on scientific data for every one of our findings, I'm afraid all of our work would be inconclusive.
-- Henry Hudson, of the Meese Pornography Commission, on criticism of its conclusion that pornography causes sex crimes....
Every Titanic has its iceberg.