Thought provoking quotations

Not quotes to live by, just to think about
  1. Away beyond this world of right doing and wrong doing there is a field. I'll meet you there. Rumi
  2. Mankind's true moral test, it's fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it. Milan Kundera
  3. Insanity is contagious. Joseph heller
  4. And you that shall cross from shore to shore years hence, are more to me, and more in my meditations, than you might suppose. Walt Whitman
  5. Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. Lu Xun
  6. But race is the child of racism, not the father. Ta-Nehisi Coates
  7. Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else. Italo Calvino
  8. He was still too young to know that the hearts memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. Gabriel Garcia Marquez