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Mike Fuller

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'I know nothing but the fact of my own ignorance.'


Socrates ( 469bc - 399bc )



'What I say is 'just' or 'right' means nothing, but what is in the interest of the stronger party.'


From 'The Republic' ( c.380bc )

Plato ( 429bc - 347bc )



'We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little lives are rounded with a sleep.'


From 'The Tempest' ( 1812? )

William Shakespeare ( 1564 - 1616 )



'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars!'

Spoken by Lord Darlington, From 'Lady Windermere's Fan' ( 1892 )

Oscar Wilde ( 1854 - 1900 )



'Who has not hoped to outrage an enemy's dignity? Who has not been swept by the wish to hurt? And who has not thought that the impersonal world deserves no better than to be destroyed by one fabulous sign of his displeasure?'


From the Essay and Play 'The Face Of Violence' ( 1954, Revised 1967 ) Chapter 1

J Bronowski ( 1908 - 1974 )



'The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain, is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into the minds of ordinary men!'


From 'The Face Of Violence' Chapter 5

J Bronowski



'Any fool can make something complex, but it takes a genius to make it simple.'


Pete Seeger ( b.1919 )



'Woman is the nigger of the world!'


Yoko Ono ( b.1933 )



'Women should be obscene and not heard!'


John Lennon ( 1940 - 1980 )



'Life is what happens to you when your busy making other plans.'


From the Song 'Beautiful Boy / Darling Boy' ( 1980 )

John Lennon



'Improvisation is too good to be left to chance.'


Paul Simon ( b.1941 )



'A weed is a plant where its potential has not been recognized yet!'


John Fuller ( b.1947 ) ( My Father )

Of course I meant 'The Tempest' ( 1612? ).


Cheers - Mike ( Fuller )

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