Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
The term bohemian has a bad reputation because it's allied to myriad clichés, but Parisians originally adopted the term, associated with nomadic Gypsies, to describe artists and writers who stayed up all night and ignored the pressures of the industrial world.
The whole war between the atheist and the theist comes down to this: the atheist believes a 'what' created the universe; the theist believes a 'who' created the universe.
A novel is just a story that hasn't yet discovered a way to be brief.
To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.
When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything - that is the definition of conviction.
Your best friend is the person who not only knows all the important stories and events in your life, but has lived through them with you. Your best friend isn't the person you call when you are in jail; mostly likely, she is sitting in the cell beside you.
There are, as we know, powerful and illustrious atheists. At bottom, led back to the truth by their very force, they are not absolutely sure that they are atheists; it is with them only a question of definition, and in any case, if they do not believe in God, being great minds, they prove God.
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another.
Selfish, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.
n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Hash, x. There is no definition for this word - nobody knows what hash is.Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.Dictionary, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work.
Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
NIHILIST, n. A Russian who denies the existence of anything but Tolstoi. The leader of the school is Tolstoi.
The formal scientific definition of theory is quite different from the everyday meaning of the word. It refers to a comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is supported by a vast body of evidence.