Wise Lime Words

26 03 2012

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Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen – John Ralston Saul

Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors – John Ralston Saul

When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to look like a nail

Someone who thinks logically provides a nice contrast to the real world

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity

Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity

It is easier to get forgiveness than permission

No husband has ever been shot while doing the dishes

Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places

There is always one more imbecile than you counted on

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused

Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce

Words that soak into your heart are whispered, not yelled

Meanness doesn’t happen overnight

Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads

Either God is alive, in which case he’ll deal with us as he sees fit. Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive, it being unlikely that he died of old age – John Ralston Saul

Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney. Disney also promised a child’s paradise and unlike Marx, delivered on his promise – John Ralston Saul

If allowed to run free of the social system, capitalism will attempt to corrupt and undermine democracy, which is after all not a natural state – John Ralston Saul

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