Acid allows you to walk through the door to an alternate reality, but most people have no idea how to walk back through.
alternate translation: Moreover, I desire that with the plan of the wise rulers and with their authority, pious and learned men at some time be called together both from our own churches and the churches of other nations in order that there might be a deliberation about all these controversies, and that one consenting form of doctrine, true and clear and without any ambiguity, might be handed down to posterity.philipp melanchthon
alternate currents, especially of high frequencies, pass with astonishing freedom through even slightly rarefied gases. The upper strata of the air are rarefied. To reach a number of miles out into space requires the overcoming of difficulties of a merely mechanical nature.nikola tesla
There are literally several levels of SCO being wrong. And even if we were to live in that alternate universe where SCO would be right, they'd still be wrong.linus torvalds
Whenever I become discouraged (which is on alternate Tuesdays, between three and four) I lift my spirits by remembering: The artists are on our side! I mean those poets and painters, singers and musicians, novelists and playwrights who speak to the world in a way that is impervious to assault because they wage the battle for justice in a sphere which is unreachable by the dullness of ordinary political discourse.howard zinn
An elegant Sufficiency, Content, Retirement, rural Quiet, Friendship, Books, Ease and alternate Labor, useful Life, Progressive Virtue, and approving Heaven!james thomson
People may believe the soul doesn't appear till six months, or departs at 42 years, or takes alternate Tuesdays off. It's fine for people to believe whatever they want, but they can't use these beliefs to write laws that justify killing. Being unique, alive, and human is qualification enough to be part of our human family.
Think, in this battered Caravanserai, Whose Portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultán after Sultán with his Pomp Abode his destined Hour, and went his way.omar khayyám
alternate form: I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope and pray on your knees that we would someday be communists. I am a socialist. I think that we should strive toward a socialist society - all the way to communism.jane fonda
Where nature with accustomed round Sweeps and garnishes the ground With kindly beauty, warm or cold alternate seasons never old: Heathen, how furiously you rage, Cursing this blood and brimstone age, How furiously against your will You kill and kill again, and kill: All thought of peace behind you cast, Till like small boys with fear aghast, Each cries for God to understand, 'I could not help it, it was my hand.'"robert graves
alternate translation: Christ gives us the relics of saints as health-giving springs through which flow blessings and healing. This should not be doubted. For if at God’s word water gushed from hard rock in the wilderness-yes, and from an ass’s jawbone when Samson was thirsty -why should it seem incredible that healing medicine should distill from the relics of saintsjohn of damascus
alternate translation: Come brethren, if you have a mind to be ingrafted in the vine, It is a pity to see you lopped off in this manner From the stock. Reckon up the prelates in the very see of Peter; And in that order of fathers see which has succeeded which. This is the rock over which the proud gates of hell prevail not. (A reference to Matthew 16:18.)
alternate translation: Two gates the silent courts of sleep adorn, That of pale ivory, this of lucid horn. Through this, true visions take their airy way, Through that, false phantoms mount the realms of day. Book VII If Heav'n thou can'st not bend, Hell thou shalt move.
alternate translation: Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue. (translator unknown) alternate translation: Might makes right. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power (translator unknown).
alternate translation: Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: A good mind possesses a kingdom. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: Teaching by precept is a long road, but short and beneficial is the way by example.
alternate translation: You will understand that there is nothing dreadful in this except fear itself. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: The knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation (translated by Richard M. Gummere).
alternate translation:;: It is not how many [books] you have, but how good. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: Nothing is so certain as that the evils of idleness can be shaken off by hard work. (translator unknown).
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.Lucius Annaeus Seneca
alternate translation: Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: Time discovers truth. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: Men whose spirit has grown arrogant from the great favour of fortune have this most serious fault – those whom they have injured they also hate. (translation by John W. Basore) alternate translation: Whom they have injured they also hate. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge of the man. (translator unknown).
alternate translation: All cruelty springs from weakness. (translator unknown)