Materials Quotes

"I stopped believing there was a power of good and a power of evil that wer...

"I stopped believing there was a power of good and a power of evil that were outside us. And I came to believe that good and evil are names for what people do not for what they are" - Phillip Pullman (His dark materials book series)
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"The Soul is not composed of any materia...

"The Soul is not composed of any materials. It is unity indivisible. Therefore it must be indestructible." - Swami Vivekananda
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โ€œThe ruler who increases his own wealth at the expense of his peopleโ€™s is li...

โ€œThe ruler who increases his own wealth at the expense of his peopleโ€™s is like one who builds the roof of his house using materials that he digs out from the foundations.โ€ โ€“ Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Abd al-Wahhab al-Nuwayri (1279-1333)
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โ€œReading furnishes the mind only with ...

โ€œReading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.โ€ โ€• John Locke
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"Like everything that has achieved symbolic hegemony, the Young-Girl condemns as barbaric all ph...

"Like everything that has achieved symbolic hegemony, the Young-Girl condemns as barbaric all physical violence directed against her aspiration of society's total pacification. She and the dominant power are obsessed with security."--Tiqqun, 'Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young Girl'
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"It should be a matter of no great difficulty to construct parallel inanimate mechanism...

"It should be a matter of no great difficulty to construct parallel inanimate mechanisms, even from inorganic materials, which will genuinely manifest the qualities of intelligence, insight, and purpose, and which, insofar, will truly be psychic." -- C.L. Hull, (1930)
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โ€œFor a human being, nothing comes naturall...

โ€œFor a human being, nothing comes naturally,โ€ said Grumman. โ€œWe have to learn everything we do.โ€ - Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials
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