Quotes

The Definition of Insanity

“The definition of insanity is doing the same experiment and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein

The Power of Love

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix

He Who Thinks He Knows

“He who thinks he knows, doesn't know. He who knows that he doesn't know, knows.” — Joseph Campbell

The Man Who Views the World at 50

“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” — Muhammad Ali

Hymn on the Welcome to Medina

The governors of Yathreb They laid their maces down, They made the Meccan exile The ruler of their town; To him they came for judgment In each disputed cause; They offered him their tribute, They bade him frame their laws. They swore with manly fealty To serve him e'en to death, Confessing him their prophet With life's expiring breath. Their very lives they perilled, They laboured and they fought; For in good truth they deemed him By God divinely taught.

Hymn on Mohammed in the Cave

The prophet with one faithful friend In the dark cavern stood, A thousand foemen scouring round, All thirsting for his blood. "Alas, my master," spake the liege, "Our term of life is sped; I hear the murd'rous bands approach, Intent to strike us dead." "Be not distressed!" in accents firm, The Prophet's voice replied; "For God is mightier far than they, And God is on our side. "Will He we live, no mortal power Can take our lives away; Will He we die, to Him we pass; No need to feel dismay.

Deep Sense of Meaning

“When a person can't find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure.” — Viktor E. Frankl

Wen Du Brauchst

Einen zum Küssen und Augenzubinden, einen zum lustige–Streiche-erfinden. Einen zum Regenbogen-suchen-gehen und einen zum fest-auf-dem-Boden-stehn. Einen zum Brüllen, zum Leisesein einen, einen zum Lachen und einen zum Weinen. Auf jeden Fall einen, der dich mag, heute und morgen und jeden Tag. — Regina Schwarz

Everyone Is Going to Hurt You

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” — Bob Marley