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Quote of the Day-March 22 2010

“The river and Ferryman Vasudeva were the greatest teachers Siddhartha had, not the Buddha. He learns from the Ferryman that the river is the key to inner peace. He sees characters from his past, present and future, and realizes that “everything is entwined and entwisted, interwoven a thousand fold” in the river.”

–From a student essay on Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

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The Ferryman2 by G A Rosenberg

 

Quote of the Day- January 2 2010

The hour when you say, ‘What matters my reason? Does it crave knowledge as the lion his food? It is poverty and filth and wretched contentment.’

The hour when you say, ‘What matters my virtue? As yet it has not made me rage. How weary I am of my good and my evil! All that is poverty and filth and wretched contentment.’

“Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman–a rope over an abyss…

What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end: what can be loved in man is that he is anoverture and a going under…

–Fredrich Nietzsche

Veldt by GA Rosenberg