The Ramblings of Ramos

Aphorisms

The role of the artist is to seriously f#@* with death

 

There is no truth, only opinion and probability
 

Just because he’s crazy  doesn't mean he’s wrong
 

If it seems easier that it should be; it is…
 

When you push against nature nature pushes back

He is that most dangerous of all things: an effective leader
 

Life is an N=1 experiment

 

The matrix is...statistics

 

So many swans, but only one swan princess

 

Nothing comes out of nothing

Quotes of Others

Mystery is the only life of the soul.

Celine



The past is not dead, it is not even past

William Faulkner



The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.

Nabokov



One should count each day a separate life.

Marcus Aurelius



Every act that has no heart will be found out in the end

Cormack McCarthy



Thus shall ye think of all this fleeting world: a star at dawn, a bubble in a stream, a flash of lightning in a summer cloud, a flickering lamp, a phantom and a dream

The Lotus Sutra



Heaven and earth are ruthless, and treat the myriad creatures as straw dogs

Dao De Ching

But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honor, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house

Mark 6:4



Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards

Soren Kierkegaard



The best things cannot be told. The second best are misunderstood. The third best are what we talk about.

Heinrich Zimmer via Joseph Campbell

We have art that we not perish by the truth

FN