My Favorite Quotes
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 Simone Weil - “In solitude we are in the presence of mere matter (even the sky, the stars, the moon, trees in blossom), things of less value (perhaps) than a human spirit. Its value lies in the greater possibility of attention.”
 Simone Weil - “The capacity to give one's attention to a sufferer is a very rare and difficult thing it is almost a miracle it is a miracle. Nearly all those who think they have this capacity do not possess it. Warmth of heart, impulsiveness, pity are not enough.”
 Simone Weil - “The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.”
 Simone Weil - “The poet produces the beautiful by fixing his attention on something real”
 Andrew Weil - “Pay attention to your body. The point is everybody is different. You have to figure out what works for you.”
 Simone Weil - “Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.”
 Andrew Weil - “I have always recommended natural beauty products. I'm concerned about the artificial ingredients in many beauty products. I thought about more novel approaches, and I looked at ancient species of mushrooms for their anti-inflammatory powers.”
 David Weil - “What we're trying to do and focus on is really establish Walden as a Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval kind of brand. If they see that name on a film, it will be instant recognition and instant trust and the knowledge that the quality of the product will be of the sort that is beyond question.”
 Andre Weil - “Intuition makes much of it I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.”
 Lynne Weil - “The funds will help people living not just hard by the airport but also miles away who are conscious of the noise generated by airplanes at the airport.”
 Cynthia Weil - “But I'm someone who the more afraid I am, the more I want to do it to get the fear over with.”
 Ray Kurzweil - “Intuition is linear our imaginations are weak. Even the brightest of us only extrapolate from what we know now for the most part, we're afraid to really stretch.”
 Simone Weil - “Do not allow yourself to be imprisoned by any affection. Keep your solitude. The day, if it ever comes, when you are given true affection there will be no opposition between interior solitude and friendship, quite the reverse. It is even by this infallible sign that you will recognize it.”
 Simone Weil - “Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches”
 Simone Weil - “More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.”
 Simone Weil - “When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years. But above this level, far above,”
 Simone Weil - “Liberty, taking the word in its concrete sense, consists in the ability to choose.”
 Simone Weil - “Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.”
 Simone Weil - “A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.”
 Simone Weil - “Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.”
 Simone Weil - “The work of art which I do not make, none other will ever make it.”
 Simone Weil - “Dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years. But above this level, far above, separated by an abyss, is the level where the highest things are achieved. These things are essentially anonymous.”
 Simone Weil - “What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to makewar. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.”
 Simone Weil - “Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.”
 Simone Weil - “If we go down into ourselves we find that we possess exactly what we desire.”

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