“Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery. ”
“As far as history goes I am dead. If there is something beyond I shall have to bounce back. I have found God, but he is insufficient. I am only spiritually dead. Physically I am alive. Morally I am free. The world which I have departed is a menagerie. The dawn is breaking on a new world, a jungle world in which lean spirits roam with sharp claws. If a am a hyena I am a lean and hungry one: I go forth to fatten myself.”
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
“In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.”
Jeffrey R. Immelt
Henry A. Kissinger