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if ever again we tolerate such cruelty we have no right to peace, Martha Gellhorn

We are not entirely guiltless, we the Allies, because it took us twelve years to open the gates of Dachau. We were blind and unbelieving and slow, and that we can never be again. We must know now that there can never be peace if there is cruelty like this […]

The power of love, Jimi Hendrix

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix

John Lennon’s lost letter to Steve Tilston

Dear Steve Tilston + Richard Howell Being rich doesn’t change your experiences in the way you think. The only difference basically is that you don’t have you worry about money – food – roof – etc. But all other experiences – emotions – relationships – are the same as anybodies. […]

Never look back, unless…

Never look back, unless you are planning to go that way. Henry David Thoreau

When there is no enemy within, Winston Churchill

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. Winston Churchill

Freedom, Abraham Lincoln

Freedom is the last, best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln

You can be happy…

You can be right or you can be happy. Gerald Jampolsky

The list of Captain American

The list of Captain American to “catch up” with modern world ( Winter Soldier ) Chilean Miner’s Rescues Maradona’s Hand of God Shakira Neri Vela (1st Mexican Astronaut) Octavio Paz (Nobel Winner) Thai Food Star Wars / Trek Nirvana (Band) Rocky (Rocky II?) Troubleman Marvin Gaye Latin America version TV […]

Live for ever, by G. B. Shaw

Do not try to live for ever. You will not succeed. George Bernard Shaw

Kids and dogs, by J.H. Ewing

Children are like dogs, they are very good judges of their real friends. J.H. Ewing

How much is π (pi)?

When asked the definition of π (“pi”): The Mathematician: Pi is the number expressing the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. The Physicist: Pi is 3.1415927, plus or minus 0.000000005. The Engineer: Pi is about 3

Spelling Reform: A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling, by Mark Twain

For example, in Year 1 that useless letter “c” would be dropped to be replased either by “k” or “s”, and likewise “x” would no longer be part of the alphabet. The only kase in which “c” would be retained would be the “ch” formation, which will be dealt with […]

Stupid is invicible, by Albert Einstein

The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency. Albert Einstein

What is enough, by Lao Tsu

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough. Lao Tsu

True friendship, by Victor Hugo

We are not loved by our friends for what we are; rather, we are loved in spite of what we are. Victor Hugo

Change your mind, by George Bernarn Shaw

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw

Hide your wisdom, by Aeschylus

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. Aeschylus