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Nothing is more creative... nor destructive... than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
The decisions of our past are the architects of our present.
The human mind has a primitive ego defense mechanism that negates all realities that produce too much stress for the brain to handle. It’s called Denial.
Remember tonight...for it's the beginning of forever. - Dante Alighieri.
Believe me, I know what it's like to feel all alone...the worst kind of loneliness in the world is the isolation that comes from being misunderstood, It can make people lose their grasp on reality.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their silence at times of crisis.
Denial is a critical part of the human coping mechanism. Without it, we would all wake up terrified every morning about all the ways we could die. Instead, our minds block out our existential fears by focusing on stresses we can handle—like getting to work on time or paying our taxes.
I believe that thinking about the problem … is your problem.
I'm a fan of the truth... even if it's painfully hard to accept.
Dante's poem, Langdon was now reminded, was not so much about the misery of hell as it was about the power of the human spirit to endure any challenge, no matter how daunting.
But believe me, just because the human mind can't imagine something happening...doesn't mean it won't.
The truth can be glimpsed only through the eyes of death.
There comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense... a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve. - Bertrand Zobrist.
I've got to stop being such a snob about leather-bound books, he reminded himself. E-books do have their moments.
When swimming into a dark tunnel,there arrives a point of no return when you no longer have enough breath to double back.your choice is to swim forward into the unknown....and pray for an exit.
It has always been this way. Death is followed by birth. To reach paradise, man must pass through inferno. - Bertrand Zobrist.
Oftentimes, those special brains, the ones that are capable of focusing more intently than others, do so at the expense of emotional maturity.
Until man is nothing, God can make nothing of him. - Martin Luther.
Nothing activates adrenaline production like pain. - Dr. Sienna Brooks.
When they face desperation... human beings become animals.
The human mind has a primitive ego defince mechanism that negates all realities that produce too much stress for the brain to handle. It's called denial.
Outside, in the newly fallen darkness, the world had been transformed. The sky had become a glistening tapestry of stars.
Church of painful love - unfulfilled,unrequited & unattained.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. For Langdon, the meaning of these words had never felt so clear: In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction.
Ah, yes" Langdon said with a knowing smile. "Who better than a bunch of celibate octogeneraians to tell the world how to have sex?" Sinskey was liking the professor more and more every second.
It is physically impossible for the human mind to think of nothing. The soul craves emotion, and it will continue to seek fuel for that emotion—good or bad. Your problem is that you’re giving it the wrong fuel.
Ozone depletion, lack of water, and pollution are not the disease—they are the symptoms. The disease is overpopulation. And unless we face world population head-on, we are doing nothing more than sticking a Band-Aid on a fast-growing cancerous tumor.
She saved my life...and I’ve ruined hers. They sat in silence for a full minute, the air between them growing heavy, as if they both wanted to speak, and yet had nothing to say. They were strangers, after all, on a brief and bizarre journey that had just reached a fork in the road, each of them now needing to find seperate paths.
So long as they speak your name, you shall never die.
In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction.
...your memories will be muddled and uncataloged - past, present, and imagination all mixed together. The same thing happens in dreams.
Nothing is more creative...nor destructive...than a brilliant mind wiht a purpose.
meaning they are focused on the Word. In Christian tradition, the Word became flesh in the book of John: ‘And the Word was made flesh, and He dwelt among us.’ Therefore, it was acceptable to depict the Word as having a human form. In Islamic tradition, however, the Word did not become flesh, and therefore the Word needs to remain in the form of a word … in most cases, calligraphic renderings of the names of the holy figures of Islam.
I’ve learned to expect the worst from people who hold power.
You can’t save the world, so don’t sacrifice your happiness trying.’.
Would you kill half the population today in order to save our species from extinction?.
worst kind of loneliness in the world is the isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality.
Denial is a critical part of the human coping mechanism. Without it, we would all wake up terrified every morning about all the ways we could die. Instead, our minds block out our existential fears by focusing on stresses we can handle—like getting to work on time or paying our taxes. If we have wider, existential fears, we jettison them very quickly, refocusing on simple tasks and daily trivialities.
I'm a fan of the truth," she replied forcefully, "even if it's painfully hard to accept.
Anything is possible when people believe in a cause.
Seek and ye shall find.
You came back because you’ve been running your whole life, and you finally realized you can’t run anymore.