Comprehensive Quotes

“True philosophy must start from the most immediate and com...

“True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live.” -Albert Schweitzer
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"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most i...

"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking." -Buckminster Fuller
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"the pessimist is invisible in both history books and the media. Without belief in gods or ghosts,...

"the pessimist is invisible in both history books and the media. Without belief in gods or ghosts, unmotivated by a comprehensive delusion, he could never plant a bomb, plan a revolution, or shed blood for a cause. Pessimists are indeed lackadaisical as partisans in the human drama" - Thomas Ligotti
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"Literature in its most compre...

"Literature in its most comprehensive sense is the autobiography of humanity." - Bernard Berenson
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"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most im...

"Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking." - Buckminster Fuller
📅︎ Jun 12
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