Quote from Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card: ”The enemy’s gate is down.”
Above that is also a William Shakespeare quote from Hamlet: “To be or not to be”
To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.
, A History of Western Philosophy
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
, Stranger in a Strange Land
It is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends; and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason.
, The Mysterious Island
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
Philip K. Dick
, I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon
When you hurt people, they begin to love you less. That’s what careless words do. they make people love you a little less.
, The God of Small Things
My flesh was burning where the skin was scraped off my knees, and I was afraid that I couldn’t be alive anymore with so much pain, and at the same time I knew I was alive because it hurt. I was afraid that death would find its way into me through this open knee and I quickly covered my knee with my hands.
You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.