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Posts tagged ‘Metaphor’

“Let me give you a wonderful Zen practice. Wake up in the morning… look in the mirror, and laugh at yourself.” —Bernie Glassman

As a penman mightier than swordsmen from Aramis to Zorro, I flatter myself to boast of my peerless prowess.

“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.” Henri Bergson

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“Surrealism: An archaic term. Formerly an art movement. No longer distinguishable from everyday life.” —Brad Holland

Whether we dream it up on a bed of nails or a bed of roses, what we perceive may be just that, a dream.

“One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.” —Salvador Dalí 

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“I have a secret project which adds four hours every day to the 24 hours we have. There’s a bit of time travel involved.” —Sundar Pichai

 Through a passage in the time barrier, like a wormhole, science journals tell the same tales as storybooks.

“The river of time may fork into rivers, in which case you have a parallel reality and so then you can become a time traveler and not have to worry about causing a time paradox.” Michio Kaku

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“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” —Terry Pratchett

Welcome to a world of metaphor, where we view reality from the catbird’s seat.

“I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up!”Ingrid Bergman

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“This universe can well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one’s mother tongue.” —Tahar Ben Jelloun

If we spoke with one tongue, would civilization be civil?

“If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” −Douglas Adams

 An object in motion tends to stay in motion, unless and until it hits a wall.

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” −Sydney J. Harris Read more

“Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.” –Alan Watts quote

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