It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
- Siddhaswarup Ananda Paramhamsa – material cravings "It is a fact that no matter how much sense gratification a person gets, he will never be satisfied. Material food, material things, material sense gratification cannot satisfy the atma (spirit soul). Just as the body needs material food, so the spirit soul needs spiritual food. To try to satisfy one’s spiritual craving with material things leads to endless consumption, greed, envy, violence, and war.…
- ?Philip Sidney? – heart ?"It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened." ~Philip Sidney?
- Laini Eckardt – feeling of serenity "I have tried to capture the feeling of serenity that washes over you when you first dive into the cool waters of crystal-clear creek or river, silently gliding over the stones…calm, and in a world of your own." ~Laini Eckardt, Artist (Avant Card)
- Jim Jarmusch – originality "Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable;…