A Scanner Darkly Quotes: The Book “Everything in life is just for a while.” Philip K. Dick “What does a scanner see? he asked himself. I mean, really see? Into the head? Down into the heart? Does a passive infrared scanner like they used to use or a cube-type holo-scanner like they use these days, the latest thing, see into me – into us – clearly or darkly? I hope it does, he thought,
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The Fountain Quotes About Death “Death is a disease, it’s like any other. And there’s a cure. A cure. And I will find it.” Tom Creo “Our bodies are prisons for our souls. Our skin and blood, the iron bars of confinement. But fear not. All flesh decays. Death turns all to ash. And thus, death frees every soul.” Grand Inquisitor Silecio “Death as an act of creation.” Izzy “All life must be judged.”
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” Mark Zuckerberg “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller “Leap, and the net will appear.” John Burroughs “I don’t believe in pitfalls. I believe in taking risks and not doing the same thing twice.” Guy Laliberte “People who don’t
“Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” Shakespeare “Slower, it turns out, often means better—better health, better work, better business, better family life, better exercise, better cuisine and better sex.” Carl Honoré “Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast—you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” Eddie Cantor “Everything should be as simple as it can be, but not simpler.”
1. Different Versions of You In the book “One, No One and One Hundred Thousand” (Original Italian: Uno, Nessuno e Centomila), the main character is struck with a sudden, haunting epiphany: Inside the imagination of every person he comes across exists a different version of himself—a version that’s a mismatch of his own self-image. He realizes “he” was only “him” to himself. Everyone around him had created their own copy of him in their