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Quote Left The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island in the midst of black seas of infinity and it was not meant that we should voyage far. Some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality that we shall either go mad from the relevation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age. Theosophists have guessed at the awesome grandeur of the cosmic cycle wherein our world and human race form transient incidents. Quote Right
Quote Left The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age. Quote Right
Quote Left It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism. Quote Right
Quote Left Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. Quote Right
Quote Left ...In one such dark place, I felt conscious of a singular accession of fright, as if some subtle and bodiless emanation from the abyss were engulfing my spirit; but the blackness was too great for me to percieve the source of my alarm... Quote Right
Quote Left ...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and (there is) no cause to value one above the other.' Quote Right
Quote Left Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane. Quote Right
Quote Left Calm, lasting beauty comes only in a dream, and this solace the world had thrown away when in its worship of the real it threw away the secrets of childhood and innocence Quote Right
Quote Left The most merciful thing in the world . . . is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. Quote Right
Quote Left The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. Quote Right
Quote Left The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. Quote Right
Quote Left Whoever speaketh of Cthulhu shall remember that he but seemeth dead, he sleeps, and yet he does not sleep, he has died and yet he is not dead, asleep and dead though he is, he shall rise again. Again it should be shown that That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange aeons even death may die. Quote Right