"When ten thousand things are viewed in their oneness,
we return to the Origin and remain where we have always been."
Sen T'sen.

"The tongue cannot ultimately taste the tongue"
Alan Watts

"Ask yourself - In focusing so intensely on your subject,have you neglected your negative space?"
Janes art teacher on Daria

"That which is unspeakable becomes unthinkable"

"Total control can be the death of a work"
Andy Goldsworthy

"Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else."
Leonardo da Vinci


"Circles are strong. They do things you wouldn't expect."

The three points of the Bechdel-Wallace Rule:
(aka the Mo Movie Measure aka Bechdel test):

Does the film have -
1. at least two women in it, who
2. talk to each other, about
3. something besides a man?

“Feminism doesn’t mean female corporate power or a woman President;
it means no corporate power and no Presidents…
Challenging sexism means challenging all hierarchy
— economic, political, and personal.
And that means an anarcha-feminist revolution.”
Peggy Kornegger

"I’d be satisfied with having suggested thatthere is more than meets the eye." 
Dorothea Tanning

“I have walked through many lives/some of them my own.”
Stanley Kunitz

“New forms of life emerge on the margins, away from the deadening effects of the centre.”

"God is in the details"
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

"Those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"I embrace my desire to feel the rhythm,
to feel connected enough to step aside and weep like a widow,
to feel inspired to fathom the power,
to witness the beauty,
to bathe in the fountain,
to swing on the spiral of our divinity and still be a human."
Maynard Keenan

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.”
Dr. Seuss

"The universe has us surrounded. Might as well surrender."

“What is interesting is always interconnection.
Not the primacy of this over that, which has never any meaning.”
Michel Foucault

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”Albert Einstein

"Man is defined as a human being and woman as a female – whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male." .... "In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation."
Simone de Beauvoir

“There are things known and there are things unknown,
and in between are the Doors of Perception.”
Aldous Huxley

"Only those who attempt the absurd will

achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement…
let me go upstairs and check."
M.C. Escher

"Feminism is the radical notion that women are people"
Rebecca West

"The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing"

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