If I have put the case of science at all correctly, the reader will have recognised that modern science does much more than demand that it shall be left in undisturbed possession of what the theologian and metaphysician please to term its ‘legitimate field’. It claims that the whole range of phenomena, mental as well as physical-the entire universe-is its field. It asserts that the scientific method is the sole gateway to the whole region of knowledge.
There can never be any real freedom on earth as long as people try to exert ownership over the natural resources of the world.
The Sufi is ‘One who does not care when something is taken from him, but who does not cease to seek for what he has not.
Maybe because I knew Haze and Kate so well by then the passage leapt out at me, clear and sharp as diamond.
“My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods: time will change it, I’m well aware, as winter changes the trees. My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath…He’s always,
always in my mind: not as a pleasure any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being.
Possession of wealth is not the happiness but expression of gratitude for the possession is the happiness.
Only when you fuck is everything that you dislike in life and everything by which you are defeated in life purely, if momentarily, revenged. Only then are you most cleanly alive and most cleanly yourself. It’s not the sex that’s the corruption – it’s the rest. Sex isn’t just friction and shallow fun. Sex is also the revenge on death. Don’t forget death. Don’t ever forget it. Yes, sex too is limited in its power. I know very well how limited. But tell me, what power is greater?
Creative people neither like to be possessive nor like to be possessed.
I am the rightful ruler of this world And now that I, too, have awakened, like my dragons, I have come to take back what is mine.
Your ideas about possession must increase until you get to a state of full possession of the land, city and nation
Buffy Summers: (to Spike) “I could NEVER be your girl!