That long frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans, guarded only by neighbourly respect and honourable obligations, is an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world.
There is more learning in their [Chinese] languagethan in anyother, fromthe immensenumberof their characters. It is only more difficult from its rudeness, as there is more labour in hewing down a tree with a stone than with an axe.
Wildness and silence disappeared fromthe countryside, sweetness fell from the air, not because anyone wished them to vanish or fall but because throughways had to floor the meadows with cement to carry the automobiles which advancing technology produced.Archibald MacLeish
You are a spirit, thena god,full capableof making spaceand energy and timeand all things well.And there you crouch, forgottento yourself and hidden fromthe eyes of allpretending there to bea beastthat walks and eats and dies.l. ron hubbard