20 profound insights for our insane world

  • The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. – Omar Bradley
  • I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. – Reuben Blades
  • One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition. – Alvin Toffler
  • Mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow. – Joseph Heller
  • Nowadays you envy a manic-depressive. Half the time he’s happy, the other half he’s right. – Robert Brault
  • You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it. – Art Buchwald
  • The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat. – Lily Tomlin
  • Beware of the barrenness of a busy life. – Socrates
  • Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. – Ernest Hemingway
  • The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. – W.M. Lewis
  • Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated. – Robert C. Savage
  • Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I’m awaiting virtuous reality. – Eli Khamarov
  • Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it. – Joseph Heller
  • The truth knocks on the door and you say, “Go away, I’m looking for the truth,” and so it goes away, puzzling. – Robert Pirsig
  • Grant me the courage not to give up, even though I think it’s hopeless. – Chester W. Nimitz
  • For those who fight for it, life has a flavor that the protected will never know. – African Proverb
  • Death is losing its terror. It is the emergency exit for a world that is becoming more frightening death ever was. – Julian Green
  • It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. – Margaret Bonnano
  • Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
  • There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go. – Tennessee Williams


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