• In quoting others, we cite ourselves. Julio Cortázar

  • We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

  • The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Eden Phillpotts

Daimon quotes pages

I detest what you write, but I would give my life to make it possible for you to continue to write. Freedom of press Think for yourselves, and allow others the privilege to do so, too. Freedom of thought I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it. Freedom of speech America Anecdotes Aphorisms Arguments Arts Authors Carl William Brown Daimon Club Essays Facebook Happiness … Continue reading

John Mainard Keynes Thoughts

The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back. … Continue reading

Carl William Brown thoughts

Basically I’m a reformer, a philosophical hacker and a fighter against stupidity, violence, racism, ignorance, social disparities and the old laws of copyright. I have written more than 9,000 original quotations and at present I’m also working at my only novel, Fort Attack, which is also a wide and open blog project. At the moment I’m teaching english in a secondary school, but up to now I have done a lot of other things as … Continue reading

Marquis De Sade Reflections

When she’s abandoned her moral center and teachings…when she’s cast aside her facade of propriety and lady-like demeanor…when I have so corrupted this fragile thing and brought out a writhing, mewling, bucking, wanton whore for my enjoyment and pleasure… enticing from within this feral lioness… growling and scratching and biting… taking everything I dish out to her… at that moment she is never more beautiful to me. Marquis de Sade Sexual pleasure is, I agree, … Continue reading