Homepage Quotes

Here are quotes that randomly circulate on the homepage:

  • Imagination is more important than knowledge.

    - Albert Einstein

  • Our generation caused it; it's up to your generation to fix it.

    - Anthony Coduto

     Dinner Conversation, 14 September 2007
  • Speech is action, not simply a sign of supposedly pre-existing thought. The words can be powerful and magical.

    - Barbara Johnstone

     Discourse Analysis, pg 199
  • A hungry man, a downtrodden man, must be shown as he is, with his own first and last names.

    - Cesar Zavattinni

     A Thesis on Neorealism
  • In the end, all these power and language games are ultimately about securing a little bit of eternity and staving off death and oblivion.

    - Claire Kramsch

     Reaction Journal Feedback, 16 March 2010
  • We're not living for our house, we're living in our house.

    - Eric Berendt

  • One who doesn't fall doesn't rise.

    - Fedor Emelianenko

     Emelianenko vs Werdum, 26 June 2010
  • The computer is the height of human technology, our most powerful creation. It allows someone to do a life time of a certain kind of work in the blink of an eye, and computer science is the art of controlling that invention.

    - Jason Hitchings

  • Expect it - don't define it.

    - Linda Reitz

     Sharing New Worlds, 13 January 2009
  • Without leaving the place where he has no choice but to live and which lays down its law for him, he establishes within it a degree of plurality and creativity. By an art of being in between, he draws draws unexpected results from his situation.

    - Michel de Certeau

     The Practice of Every Day Life, pg 30
  • The universe is perfect.

    - Nero Nava

  • Carry the one!

    - Nero Nava

     Calculus & Life Advice, Fall 2008
  • Funny thing about life is it's a big game, yet it's all practice.

    - Nero Nava

  • Quo vadis?

    - Peter

  • The main thing is to seize life and live it with all the passion in you.

    - Rob Nilsson

     Email regarding The Doorway, 16 February 2008
  • Resist the impulse to be poetic. The poetry is there in the simplicity of honest expression.

    - Rob Nilsson

     Teachings, 18 February 2008
  • Money follows ignorance and graft in the two faced world of the painted word. I suggest we all respond with a word of our own.

    - Rob Nilsson

  • Stay up on your toes. Make sure you write your film like a dancer on point.

    - Rob Nilsson

     Email, 26 January 2013
  • If we do not talk differently, we shall not think differently.

    - Tony Judt

     Ill Fares the Land, pg 171
  • A closed circle of opinion or ideas into which discontent or opposition is never allowed—or allowed only within circumscribed and stylized limits—loses its capacity to respond energetically or imaginatively to new challenges.

    - Tony Judt

     Ill Fares the Land, pg 157
  • The moral courage required to hold a different view and to press it upon irritated readers or unsympathetic listeners remains everywhere in short supply.

    - Tony Judt

     Ill Fares the Land, pg 160
  • A great artist is a great man in a great child.

    - Victor Hugo

  • A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.

    - Victor Hugo

  • All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

    - Victor Hugo

  • An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

    - Victor Hugo

  • Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.

    - Victor Hugo

  • Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.

    - Victor Hugo