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"Faith which does not doubt is dead faith."
— Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936) The Agony of Christianity (1931)

Image: [The face of doubt is leaning on the lectern] Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur by Maurycy Gottlieb (1878)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-30.html

#faith #doubt #MiguelDeUnamuno #quoteoftheday
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"The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings."
— Masanobu Fukuoka (1913-2008) The One-Straw Revolution (1975) translated by Larry Korn, Chris Pearce, and Tsune Kurosawa (1978)

Image: [Looks like the cross section of a diseased heart] Satellite image of the effluent pond at Coronado Feeders, Dalhart, Texas (2013) Photo enhancements by Mishka Henner

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-28.html

#farming #spirit #MasanobuFukuoka #quoteoftheday
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"Our supreme governors, the mob."
— Horace Walpole (1717-1797) Letter to Sir Horace Mann (September 7, 1743)

Image: [With no sign of diminishment] Governor Orval Faubus speaking to the crowd protesting against the integration of Little Rock Central High School (August 20, 1959) Photograph by John T. Bledsoe

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-25.html

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"Tyranny, in this model, is not created by tyrants alone but by neurotic masses who want tyrants."
— Robert Anton Wilson (1932-2007) Everything is Under Control (1998)

Image: [Il Donaldo will kick your liberal pansy butt] Donald Trump speaking at FreedomFest in Las Vegas (July 11, 2015) Photograph by L.E. Baskow

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-23.html

#tyranny #RobertAntonWilson #quoteoftheday
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"Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one."
— A.J. Liebling (1904-1963) "Toward a One-Paper Town," The New Yorker (February 12, 1949)

Image: [He owns lots and lots of 'em] Rupert Murdoch standing under the printing presses of the New York Post (October 1985) Protograph by Roger Ressmeyer

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-21.html

#freedom #press #AJLiebling #quoteoftheday
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"[I] am inclined to believe that few attacks either of ridicule or invective make much noise, but by the help of those that they provoke."
— Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Letter to Hester Thrale (July 5, 1783)

Image: ["Follow me around. I don't care. I'm serious. If anybody wants to put a tail on me, go ahead. They'll be very bored."] Donna Rice and Gary Hart sitting on a dock in Bimini (1987)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-20.html

#shootingYourselfInTheFoot #samuelJohnson #quoteoftheday
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"The grief that does not speak, Whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break."
— William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Macbeth, act 4, scene 3 (1606)

Image: [I was smoking pot in my dorm room when I heard the news] Paul McCartney leaving the AIR Oxford Street studio shortly after the murder of John Lennon (December 9, 1980) Photograph by Paul Fievez

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-29.html

#grief #heart #death #WilliamShakespeare #Macbeth #quoteoftheday
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"Nothing does Reason more Right, than the Coolness of those that offer it: for Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers."
— William Penn (1644-1718) Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections and Maxims, part 1 (1682)

Image: [Non-violent opposition can move mountains] Martin Luther King, Jr. during an SCLC meeting at B.B. Beamon's Restaurant in Atlanta (January 23, 1963) Photograph by Flip Schulke

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-27.html

#reason #truth #argument #WilliamPenn #quoteoftheday
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"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."
— Theodor Adorno (1903-1969) Minima Moralia, section 143 (1951) translated by E.F.N. Jephcott (1974)

Image: ["Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?"] Fall of the Magician engraving by Pieter van der Heyden (1565) after Pieter Bruegel the Elder

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-26.html

#art #magic #lie #truth #TheodorAdorno #quoteoftheday
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"In politics evils should be remedied not revenged."
— Napoleon III (1808-1873) Des Idées Napoléoniennes (1839) Translated by James Augustus Dorr (1859)

Image: ["Can you spare some cutter me brothers?"] The Tramp scene from A Clockwork Orange (1971)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-24.html

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"Nobody is a villain in their own story. We're all the heroes of our own stories."
— George R.R. Martin (1948- ) Interview with Christina Radish in Collider.com (April 17, 2011)

Image: [He probably rooted for the bad guys in movies] Mugshot of Al Capone after being arrested in Philadelphia on a concealed weapons charge (May 16, 1929)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-22.html

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"But look, you are hiding a lance under your clothes, surely."
— Aristophanes (circa 446-386 BCE) Lysistrata, scene 6 (411 BCE) translation was done anonymously, but is presumed to have been Oscar Wilde

Image: ["Lieutenant, is that your sword or are you just glad to see me?"] Mae West as Catherine II, from her play Catherine Was Great (1944)

http://thisnortheasternlife.blogspot.com/2016/09/quote-of-day-for-2016-09-19.html

#Aristophanes #Lysistrata #play #comedy #sex #innuendo #quoteoftheday
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