"There are many causes that I am prepared to die for but no causes that I am prepared to kill for." \\ -- [[https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1276812-there-are-many-causes-that-i-am-prepared-to-die | Gandhi]] "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." \\ -- [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandhi | Gandhi]] again When asked if he was a Hindu: "Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew." \\ — [[https://saudialchemist.org/2007/11/24/yes-i-am-a-muslim-a-christian-and-a-jew/ | Gandhi]] (but didn't he also say "God has no religion"?) "Taken on the whole, I would believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time." \\ — [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein | Albert Einstein]] "I only know one race: the human one." \\ — [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein | Albert Einstein]] "Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein | Albert Einstein]] "Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein | Albert Einstein]] "Don't pay attention to "authorities," think for yourself." \\ — [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Feynman | Richard Feynman]] "I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowledge among the people. \\ No other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom and happiness... \\ The tax which will be paid for this purpose is not more than the thousandth part \\ of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us \\ if we leave the people in ignorance." \\ — Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe (1786) "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela | Nelson Mandela]] "Mainly play the things on the piano which please you, even if the teacher does not assign those. \\ That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes." \\ — [[https://fs.blog/2015/02/albert-einstein-learning/ | Einstein to his son]] "Do not keep children to their studies by compulsion but by play." \\ — Plato “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” \\ — [[https://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/01/01/einstein-imagination/ | Albert Einstein]], 1929 "Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein | Albert Einstein]] "All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. \\ All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading \\ the individual towards freedom. \\ — [[https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/33738-all-religions-arts-and-sciences-are-branches-of-the-same | Albert Einstein, 1937]] "Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Teresa | Mother Teresa of Calcutta]] "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few." \\ — [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spock | Spock]], Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr. | Martin Luther King, Jr.]] "I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socrates | Socrates]] "I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socrates | Socrates]] "Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live." \\ — [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socrates | Socrates]] "It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. \\ Hack away at the unessential." \\ — [[https://www.brucelee.com/podcast-blog/2017/6/28/52-hack-away-the-unessentials | Bruce Lee]] On Showing up to meet His Majesty King Edward VII of England in just a loincloth, \\ a reporter wondered aloud if this was disrespectful to the king. Gandhi replied simply, \\ "The King was wearing enough for the both of us." \\ — [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandhi | Gandhi]] trolling Looking at a mass of goods for sale: "How many things I have no need for!" \\ — [[https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Diogenes_La%C3%ABrtius | Socrates]]' take on Athens' rampant consumerism, circa 400 BC --- 1) Thou shalt not excessively annoy others. \\ 2) Thou shalt not be too easily annoyed. \\ — [[http://www.fidonet.org/policy4.txt | The FidoNet Policy 4.07, 1989]]