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Awareness

To solve problems...

Problems cannot be solved with the same mindset that created them.

1928

The other self

Your neighbor is your other self dwelling behind a wall. In understanding, all walls shall fall down.

1926

To sit upon a cloud

Should you sit upon a cloud you would not see the boundary line between one country and another, nor the boundary stone between a farm and a farm.

It is a pity you cannot sit upon a cloud.

31st March 1968 (Speech), 9th April 1968 (US Congressional Record)

Remaining Awake Through a triple Revolution

There can be no gainsaying of the fact that a great revolution is taking place in the world today. In a sense it is a triple revolution: that is, a technological revolution, with the impact of automation and cybernation; then there is a revolution in weaponry, with the emergence of atomic and nuclear weapons of warfare; then there is a human rights revolution, with the freedom explosion that is taking place all over the world." (...)

The financing of research

Research needs funding in two main domains : cancer and antimissile guns. For antimissile guns, there are taxes. For cancer, we pass around a hat.

Pierre Desproges, French comedian, author, and actor (1939-1988)