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It's all a mirror, isn't it? When the pickpocket sees the Messiah walking down the street, all he sees are his pockets.

** Alles ist ein Spiegel, nicht wahr? Wenn ein Taschendieb den Messias die Straße runterlaufen sieht, dann ist alles was er sieht seine Taschen.

 

No one gets to vote on whether technology is going to change our lives. Bill Gates

** Keiner darf darüber abstimmen, ob die Technologie unser Leben verändern wird.

 

Man is the only animal that blushes or needs to. Mark Twain

** Der Mensch ist das einzige Tier was errötet oder es nötig hat.

 

I want freedom, i want sin. Aldous Huxley

** Ich will Freiheit, ich will Sünde.

 

There will be time to put on a face to meet the faces that you meet.. T.S. Eliot

** Es kommt die Zeit ein Gesicht aufzusetzen, um die anderen zu treffen.

 

If at first an idea isn’t absurd there is no hope for it. Albert Einstein

** Wennn eine Idee nicht zuerst absurd ist, gibt es keine Hoffnung für sie.

 

All great truths begin as blasphemies. George Bernard Shaw

** Alle großen Wahrheiten beginnen als Blasphemie.

 

 

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King

** Wir müssen lernen wie Brüder zusammenzuleben oder wie Narren zusammen umzukommen.

 

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights. J. Paul Getty

** Die Frommen sollen die Erde erben, aber nicht die Mineralrechte.

 

 

While i thought that I was learning to live, I have been learning how to die. Leonardo Da Vinci

** Während ich dachte, dass ich lerne zu leben, lernte ich zu sterben.

 

 

It is a grave and serious and an enormous mistake to take oneself too seriously. Tom Robbins

** Es ist ein schwerer und ernster, ein Riesenfehler, sich selbst zu ernst zu nehmen.

 

 God created me to be a musician. I’m a natural composer.

 

 

 

Tom Robbins:

The great thing about art is that it has no purpose. 

Its usefullness is the fact, that it’s absolutely useless and therefore 

it can lift us out of the world of economics and politics, where we experience, however fleetingly, a sense of true freedom. 

Which is the most precious commodity on Earth.

** Das Tolle and er Kunst ist, dass sie keinen Zweck hat. 

Ihr Nutzen liegt darin, dass sie absolut nutzlos ist und uns daher aus der Welt der Wirtschaft und Politik heraushebt, 

sodass wir, wie kurzzeitig auch immer,  das Gefühl wahrer Freiheit erleben. Und das ist die wertvollste Sache auf der Erde.

 

 

It's you who'll define which 'I' you think of when you say 'I'. Ram Dass

** Du bist es, der definiert von welchem 'ich' du redest, wenn du 'ich' sagst.

 

 

 

 

ARTISTS ARE SUPPOSED TO REFLECT THE QUESTIONS OF THE TIMES, NOT ANSWER THEM. John Lennon

 

 

 

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I've often heard stories of farmers planting olive trees

knowing their grandchildren would harvest the first fruits from them

Well, it's a different kind of stability. 

We don't make choices like that now because we don't believe anything's going to stay the same for long enough.

You plant an olive tree now and people will be eating genetically modified olives in 50 years, they won't want your tree. (Brian Eno)

 

Time and space are faculties of the mind, they don't actually exist. (Jerry Sadowitz)

 

There will be time to put on a face to meet the faces that you meet. (TS Eliot)

 

What is real, show it. (Dr Salakar)

 

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, 

who's going to control this most powerful institution? 

Business is more powerful than politics and is more powerful than religion. 

It's going to have to be the vigilante consumer. (Anita Roddick)

 

 

... if you think you're too small to be effective, you've never been to bed with a mosquito. (Anita Roddick)

 

 

At the turn of the century there were 30,000 of us Maoris left on earth 

from a population of about a million, 

and now there are nearly half a million of us 

... so ... we are coming back. (George Nuku)

 

 

Even though our people are living and adapting into this lifestyle, 

it's very important that we keep our dreaming alive for our young ones

for our children's identity. (Fred Reid)

 

 

By the singing, by the dancing, by the praying, make happiness! (Varanasi Sadhu)

 

 

Only silence remains... I have to listen to the silence. (Linesh Shesh)

 

The Goddess, 

in her many guises and manifestations, 

was the most dominant, holy figure on earth for thousands of years 

and yet she has been so successfully eradicated 

that certainly the majority of American women have simply no idea 

that she ever even existed, let alone had the power that she had.(Tom Robbins)

 

To use HIS very message, 

HIS energy, 

HIS life force against people claiming their natural born right to party 

would have really bugged the shit out of HIM. (Gabrielle Roth)

 

 

There's Hinduism, there's Buddhism, and a host of other things. We in our little world forget sometimes about the billion Chinese or the 800 million Indians and so on, which constitute the majority of the world, in a real way. (Rabbi Yosef Kantor)

 

 

You have to sink deep into yourself to know yourself,

maybe then only you will realise the God within,

and at the same time you will realise the same God

exists in other people.

(Prabir)

 

Men having an inadequacy for themselves

their car is sort of an extension of their sexuality. 

So the more sporty, aggressive, the more horsepower, 

the more brutish your car is, the more masculine you feel. (Car Salesman L.A.)

 

Men are in awe of the woman's body.

There's a neediness that's very complex, and I think a sad thing for the individuals and our culture is that men,

when they're in a relationship,

are unable, usually, to express that vulnerable, needy side.

You've got to be 'good' and we women put it on you.

(Cosi Fabian)

 

 

The only thing that's going to be freaked by death is the ego.

The soul, nothing is going to happen to it. (Ram Dass)

 

 

You're just changing your apparel, so why do you want to be nervous?

Why don't you face it as it is? Do you feel anything extra when you change your apparel from white to blue?

It is your pleasure. So take it as your pleasure, and it is not the end of it, it is an onward journey into infinity. (Dr Salakar)

 

 

If you fear death then you'll fear everything in this world. (Pops Mohamed)

 

 

Rhythm is the mother tongue. 

It's the one language we all speak. 

It's the language that everyone speaks. 

What happens is, the beat calls us out of our heads into our feet, 

out of our heads into our heart, it's like ht eheart-beat, 

and when the heart-beat is really pumping in your hips, 

the beat blasts through this mechanism 

we all have to be secure and predictable and have everything under control, 

to be nice, 

and the beat just blasts through that cover 

and takes us down into the sweaty inner sanctum 

where all the spirits of life live and move and breathe 

and that's when things get really 'nice'. (Gabrielle Roth)