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this section was created amongst me having a conversation with myself.. or rather someone but. some of them are very very rich and could be at minimum recorded here.
especially ones with the Mother but most of them seem to be of value.

2020-06-21
  make a page called "dialogues with imagined beings?"
  - grades of available beings for dialogue

    self as self, other as animal-self

    self as teacher, children as students


    self as self, other as Goddess-form
    self as self, other as The Mother
    self as self, other as Sri Aurobindo?


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Conversations With God An Uncommon Dialogue
dialogues
Five Dialogues Euthyphro
select ::: Being, God, injunctions, media, place, powers, subjects,
favorite ::: cwsa, everyday, grade, mcw, memcards (table), project, project 0001, Savitri, the Temple of Sages, three js, whiteboard,
temp ::: consecration, experiments, knowledge, meditation, psychometrics, remember, responsibility, temp, the Bad, the God object, the Good, the most important, the Ring, the source of inspirations, the Stack, the Tarot, the Word, top priority, whiteboard,

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dialogue ::: n. --> A conversation between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in scholastic exercises.
A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as, the Dialogues of Plato. ::: v. i.

dialogue ::: n. --> A conversation between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in scholastic exercises.
A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as, the Dialogues of Plato. ::: v. i.

Dialogues of St. Gregory the Great, (ed.) Henry T.

Dialogues of Plato, (tr.) B. lowett. 2 vols. New York:

dialogue: The speech between two or more characters in any type of text.


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1:science reading list ::: 1. and 2. The Voyage of the Beagle (1845) and The Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin [tie 3. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) by Isaac Newton (1687) 4. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems by Galileo Galilei (1632) 5. De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres) by Nicolaus Copernicus (1543) 6. Physica (Physics) by Aristotle (circa 330 B.C.) 7. De Humani Corporis Fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body) by Andreas Vesalius (1543) 8. Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein (1916) 9. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins (1976) 10. One Two Three . . . Infinity by George Gamow (1947) 11. The Double Helix by James D. Watson (1968) 12. What Is Life? by Erwin Schrodinger (1944) 13. The Cosmic Connection by Carl Sagan (1973) 14. The Insect Societies by Edward O. Wilson (1971) 15. The First Three Minutes by Steven Weinberg (1977) 16. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (1962) 17. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould (1981) 18. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks (1985) 19. The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1814) 20. The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard P Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, and Matthew Sands (1963) 21. Sexual Behavior in the Human Male by Alfred C. Kinsey et al. (1948) 22. Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey (1983) 23. Under a Lucky Star by Roy Chapman Andrews (1943) 24. Micrographia by Robert Hooke (1665) 25. Gaia by James Lovelock (1979) ~ Editors of Discovery Magazine, Website.php">Website ,
2:meta-systemic operations ::: As the 1950's and 60s begin to roll around the last stage of first tier emerged as a cultural force. With the Green Altitude we see the emergence of Pluralistic, Multicultural, Post-Modern world-views.Cognition is starting to move beyond formal-operations into the realm of co-ordinating systems of abstractions, in what is called Meta-systemic Cognition. While formal-operations acted upon the classes and relations between members of classes. Meta-systemic operations start at the level of relating systems to systems. The focus of these investigations is placed upon comparing, contrasting, transforming and synthesizing entire systems, rather than components of one system. This emergent faculty allows self-sense to focus around a heightened sense of individuality and an increased ability for emotional resonance. The recognition of individual differences, the ability to tolerate paradox and contradiction, and greater conceptual complexity all provide for an understanding of conflict as being both internally and externally caused. Context plays a major role in the creation of truth and individual perspective. With each being context dependent and open to subjective interpretation, meaning each perspective and truth are rendered relative and are not able to be judged as better or more true than any other. This fuels a value set that centers on softness over cold rationality. Sensitivity and preference over objectivity.Along with a focus on community harmony and equality which drives the valuing of sensitivity to others, reconcilation, consensus, dialogue, relationship, human development, bonding, and a seeking of a peace with the inner-self. Moral decisions are based on rights, values, or principles that are agreeable to all individuals composing a society based on fair and beneficial practices. All of this leads to the Equality movements and multiculturalism. And to the extreme form of relativitism which we saw earlier as context dependant nature of all truth including objective facts.Faith at the green altitude is called Conjunctive, and allows the self to integrate what was unrecognized by the previous stages self-certainty and cognitive and affective adaptation to reality. New features at this level of faith include the unification of symbolic power with conceptual meaning, an awareness of ones social unconscious, a reworking of ones past, and an opening to ones deeper self. ~ Essential Integral, 4.1-52 Meta-systemic Operations,
3:Reading list (1972 edition)[edit]1. Homer - Iliad, Odyssey2. The Old Testament3. Aeschylus - Tragedies4. Sophocles - Tragedies5. Herodotus - Histories6. Euripides - Tragedies7. Thucydides - History of the Peloponnesian War8. Hippocrates - Medical Writings9. Aristophanes - Comedies10. Plato - Dialogues11. Aristotle - Works12. Epicurus - Letter to Herodotus; Letter to Menoecus13. Euclid - Elements14.Archimedes - Works15. Apollonius of Perga - Conic Sections16. Cicero - Works17. Lucretius - On the Nature of Things18. Virgil - Works19. Horace - Works20. Livy - History of Rome21. Ovid - Works22. Plutarch - Parallel Lives; Moralia23. Tacitus - Histories; Annals; Agricola Germania24. Nicomachus of Gerasa - Introduction to Arithmetic25. Epictetus - Discourses; Encheiridion26. Ptolemy - Almagest27. Lucian - Works28. Marcus Aurelius - Meditations29. Galen - On the Natural Faculties30. The New Testament31. Plotinus - The Enneads32. St. Augustine - On the Teacher; Confessions; City of God; On Christian Doctrine33. The Song of Roland34. The Nibelungenlied35. The Saga of Burnt Njal36. St. Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica37. Dante Alighieri - The Divine Comedy;The New Life; On Monarchy38. Geoffrey Chaucer - Troilus and Criseyde; The Canterbury Tales39. Leonardo da Vinci - Notebooks40. Niccolò Machiavelli - The Prince; Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy41. Desiderius Erasmus - The Praise of Folly42. Nicolaus Copernicus - On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres43. Thomas More - Utopia44. Martin Luther - Table Talk; Three Treatises45. François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel46. John Calvin - Institutes of the Christian Religion47. Michel de Montaigne - Essays48. William Gilbert - On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies49. Miguel de Cervantes - Don Quixote50. Edmund Spenser - Prothalamion; The Faerie Queene51. Francis Bacon - Essays; Advancement of Learning; Novum Organum, New Atlantis52. William Shakespeare - Poetry and Plays53. Galileo Galilei - Starry Messenger; Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences54. Johannes Kepler - Epitome of Copernican Astronomy; Concerning the Harmonies of the World55. William Harvey - On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals; On the Circulation of the Blood; On the Generation of Animals56. Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan57. René Descartes - Rules for the Direction of the Mind; Discourse on the Method; Geometry; Meditations on First Philosophy58. John Milton - Works59. Molière - Comedies60. Blaise Pascal - The Provincial Letters; Pensees; Scientific Treatises61. Christiaan Huygens - Treatise on Light62. Benedict de Spinoza - Ethics63. John Locke - Letter Concerning Toleration; Of Civil Government; Essay Concerning Human Understanding;Thoughts Concerning Education64. Jean Baptiste Racine - Tragedies65. Isaac Newton - Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy; Optics66. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - Discourse on Metaphysics; New Essays Concerning Human Understanding;Monadology67.Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe68. Jonathan Swift - A Tale of a Tub; Journal to Stella; Gulliver's Travels; A Modest Proposal69. William Congreve - The Way of the World70. George Berkeley - Principles of Human Knowledge71. Alexander Pope - Essay on Criticism; Rape of the Lock; Essay on Man72. Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu - Persian Letters; Spirit of Laws73. Voltaire - Letters on the English; Candide; Philosophical Dictionary74. Henry Fielding - Joseph Andrews; Tom Jones75. Samuel Johnson - The Vanity of Human Wishes; Dictionary; Rasselas; The Lives of the Poets ~ Mortimer J Adler,
4:Coded LanguageWhereas, breakbeats have been the missing link connecting the diasporic community to its drum woven pastWhereas the quantised drum has allowed the whirling mathematicians to calculate the ever changing distance between rock and stardom.Whereas the velocity of the spinning vinyl, cross-faded, spun backwards, and re-released at the same given moment of recorded history, yet at a different moment in time's continuum has allowed history to catch up with the present.We do hereby declare reality unkempt by the changing standards of dialogue.Statements, such as, "keep it real", especially when punctuating or anticipating modes of ultra-violence inflicted psychologically or physically or depicting an unchanging rule of events will hence forth be seen as retro-active and not representative of the individually determined is.Furthermore, as determined by the collective consciousness of this state of being and the lessened distance between thought patterns and their secular manifestations, the role of men as listening receptacles is to be increased by a number no less than 70 percent of the current enlisted as vocal aggressors.Motherfuckers better realize, now is the time to self-actualizeWe have found evidence that hip hops standard 85 rpm when increased by a number as least half the rate of it's standard or decreased at ¾ of it's speed may be a determining factor in heightening consciousness.Studies show that when a given norm is changed in the face of the unchanging, the remaining contradictions will parallel the truth.Equate rhyme with reason, Sun with seasonOur cyclical relationship to phenomenon has encouraged scholars to erase the centers of periods, thus symbolizing the non-linear character of cause and effectReject mediocrity!Your current frequencies of understanding outweigh that which as been given for you to understand.The current standard is the equivalent of an adolescent restricted to the diet of an infant.The rapidly changing body would acquire dysfunctional and deformative symptoms and could not properly mature on a diet of apple sauce and crushed pearsLight years are interchangeable with years of living in darkness.The role of darkness is not to be seen as, or equated with, Ignorance, but with the unknown, and the mysteries of the unseen.Thus, in the name of:ROBESON, GOD'S SON, HURSTON, AHKENATON, HATHSHEPUT, BLACKFOOT, HELEN,LENNON, KHALO, KALI, THE THREE MARIAS, TARA, LILITHE, LOURDE, WHITMAN,BALDWIN, GINSBERG, KAUFMAN, LUMUMBA, Gandhi, GIBRAN, SHABAZZ, SIDDHARTHA,MEDUSA, GUEVARA, GUARDSIEFF, RAND, WRIGHT, BANNEKER, TUBMAN, HAMER, HOLIDAY,DAVIS, COLTRANE, MORRISON, JOPLIN, DUBOIS, CLARKE, SHAKESPEARE, RACHMNINOV,ELLINGTON, CARTER, GAYE, HATHOWAY, HENDRIX, KUTL, DICKERSON, RIPPERTON,MARY, ISIS, THERESA, PLATH, RUMI, FELLINI, MICHAUX, NOSTRADAMUS, NEFERTITI,LA ROCK, SHIVA, GANESHA, YEMAJA, OSHUN, OBATALA, OGUN, KENNEDY, KING, FOURLITTLE GIRLS, HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, KELLER, BIKO, PERONE, MARLEY, COSBY,SHAKUR, THOSE STILL AFLAMED, AND THE COUNTLESS UNNAMEDWe claim the present as the pre-sent, as the hereafter.We are unraveling our navels so that we may ingest the sun.We are not afraid of the darkness, we trust that the moon shall guide us.We are determining the future at this very moment.We now know that the heart is the philosophers' stoneOur music is our alchemyWe stand as the manifested equivalent of 3 buckets of water and a hand full of minerals, thus realizing that those very buckets turned upside down supply the percussion factor of forever.If you must count to keep the beat then count.Find you mantra and awaken your subconscious.Curve you circles counterclockwiseUse your cipher to decipher, Coded Language, man made laws.Climb waterfalls and trees, commune with nature, snakes and bees.Let your children name themselves and claim themselves as the new day for today we are determined to be the channelers of these changing frequencies into songs, paintings, writings, dance, drama, photography, carpentry, crafts, love, and love.We enlist every instrument: Acoustic, electronic.Every so-called race, gender, and sexual preference.Every per-son as beings of sound to acknowledge their responsibility to uplift the consciousness of the entire fucking World.Any utterance will be un-aimed, will be disclaimed - two rappers slainAny utterance will be un-aimed, will be disclaimed - two rappers slain ~ Saul Williams,
5:SECTION 1. Books for Serious Study Liber CCXX. (Liber AL vel Legis.) The Book of the Law. This book is the foundation of the New Æon, and thus of the whole of our work. The Equinox. The standard Work of Reference in all occult matters. The Encyclopaedia of Initiation. Liber ABA (Book 4). A general account in elementary terms of magical and mystical powers. In four parts: (1) Mysticism (2) Magical (Elementary Theory) (3) Magick in Theory and Practice (this book) (4) The Law. Liber II. The Message of the Master Therion. Explains the essence of the new Law in a very simple manner. Liber DCCCXXXVIII. The Law of Liberty. A further explanation of The Book of the Law in reference to certain ethical problems. Collected Works of A. Crowley. These works contain many mystical and magical secrets, both stated clearly in prose, and woven into the Robe of sublimest poesy. The Yi King. (S. B. E. Series [vol. XVI], Oxford University Press.) The "Classic of Changes"; give the initiated Chinese system of Magick. The Tao Teh King. (S. B. E. Series [vol. XXXIX].) Gives the initiated Chinese system of Mysticism. Tannhäuser, by A. Crowley. An allegorical drama concerning the Progress of the Soul; the Tannhäuser story slightly remodelled. The Upanishads. (S. B. E. Series [vols. I & XV.) The Classical Basis of Vedantism, the best-known form of Hindu Mysticism. The Bhagavad-gita. A dialogue in which Krishna, the Hindu "Christ", expounds a system of Attainment. The Voice of the Silence, by H.P. Blavatsky, with an elaborate commentary by Frater O.M. Frater O.M., 7°=48, is the most learned of all the Brethren of the Order; he has given eighteen years to the study of this masterpiece. Raja-Yoga, by Swami Vivekananda. An excellent elementary study of Hindu mysticism. His Bhakti-Yoga is also good. The Shiva Samhita. An account of various physical means of assisting the discipline of initiation. A famous Hindu treatise on certain physical practices. The Hathayoga Pradipika. Similar to the Shiva Samhita. The Aphorisms of Patanjali. A valuable collection of precepts pertaining to mystical attainment. The Sword of Song. A study of Christian theology and ethics, with a statement and solution of the deepest philosophical problems. Also contains the best account extant of Buddhism, compared with modern science. The Book of the Dead. A collection of Egyptian magical rituals. Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie, by Eliphas Levi. The best general textbook of magical theory and practice for beginners. Written in an easy popular style. The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage. The best exoteric account of the Great Work, with careful instructions in procedure. This Book influenced and helped the Master Therion more than any other. The Goetia. The most intelligible of all the mediæval rituals of Evocation. Contains also the favourite Invocation of the Master Therion. Erdmann's History of Philosophy. A compendious account of philosophy from the earliest times. Most valuable as a general education of the mind. The Spiritual Guide of [Miguel de] Molinos. A simple manual of Christian Mysticism. The Star in the West. (Captain Fuller). An introduction to the study of the Works of Aleister Crowley. The Dhammapada. (S. B. E. Series [vol. X], Oxford University Press). The best of the Buddhist classics. The Questions of King Milinda. (S. B. E. Series [vols. XXXV & XXXVI].) Technical points of Buddhist dogma, illustrated bydialogues. Liber 777 vel Prolegomena Symbolica Ad Systemam Sceptico-Mysticæ Viæ Explicandæ, Fundamentum Hieroglyphicam Sanctissimorum Scientiæ Summæ. A complete Dictionary of the Correspondences of all magical elements, reprinted with extensive additions, making it the only standard comprehensive book of reference ever published. It is to the language of Occultism what Webster or Murray is to the English language. Varieties of Religious Experience (William James). Valuable as showing the uniformity of mystical attainment. Kabbala Denudata, von Rosenroth: also The Kabbalah Unveiled, by S.L. Mathers. The text of the Qabalah, with commentary. A good elementary introduction to the subject. Konx Om Pax [by Aleister Crowley]. Four invaluable treatises and a preface on Mysticism and Magick. The Pistis Sophia [translated by G.R.S. Mead or Violet McDermot]. An admirable introduction to the study of Gnosticism. The Oracles of Zoroaster [Chaldæan Oracles]. An invaluable collection of precepts mystical and magical. The Dream of Scipio, by Cicero. Excellent for its Vision and its Philosophy. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras, by Fabre d'Olivet. An interesting study of the exoteric doctrines of this Master. The Divine Pymander, by Hermes Trismegistus. Invaluable as bearing on the Gnostic Philosophy. The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians, reprint of Franz Hartmann. An invaluable compendium. Scrutinium Chymicum [Atalanta Fugiens]¸ by Michael Maier. One of the best treatises on alchemy. Science and the Infinite, by Sidney Klein. One of the best essays written in recent years. Two Essays on the Worship of Priapus [A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus &c. &c. &c.], by Richard Payne Knight [and Thomas Wright]. Invaluable to all students. The Golden Bough, by J.G. Frazer. The textbook of Folk Lore. Invaluable to all students. The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. Excellent, though elementary, as a corrective to superstition. Rivers of Life, by General Forlong. An invaluable textbook of old systems of initiation. Three Dialogues, by Bishop Berkeley. The Classic of Subjective Idealism. Essays of David Hume. The Classic of Academic Scepticism. First Principles by Herbert Spencer. The Classic of Agnosticism. Prolegomena [to any future Metaphysics], by Immanuel Kant. The best introduction to Metaphysics. The Canon [by William Stirling]. The best textbook of Applied Qabalah. The Fourth Dimension, by [Charles] H. Hinton. The best essay on the subject. The Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley. Masterpieces of philosophy, as of prose. ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA Appendix I: Literature Recommended to Aspirants,
6:One little picture in this book, the Magic Locket, was drawn by 'Miss Alice Havers.' I did not state this on the title-page, since it seemed only due, to the artist of all these (to my mind) wonderful pictures, that his name should stand there alone.The descriptions, of Sunday as spent by children of the last generation, are quoted verbatim from a speech made to me by a child-friend and a letter written to me by a lady-friend.The Chapters, headed 'Fairy Sylvie' and 'Bruno's Revenge,' are a reprint, with a few alterations, of a little fairy-tale which I wrote in the year 1867, at the request of the late Mrs. Gatty, for 'Aunt Judy's Magazine,' which she was then editing.It was in 1874, I believe, that the idea first occurred to me of making it the nucleus of a longer story.As the years went on, I jotted down, at odd moments, all sorts of odd ideas, and fragments of dialogue, that occurred to me--who knows how?--with a transitory suddenness that left me no choice but either to record them then and there, or to abandon them to oblivion. Sometimes one could trace to their source these random flashes of thought--as being suggested by the book one was reading, or struck out from the 'flint' of one's own mind by the 'steel' of a friend's chance remark but they had also a way of their own, of occurring, a propos of nothing --specimens of that hopelessly illogical phenomenon, 'an effect without a cause.' Such, for example, was the last line of 'The Hunting of the Snark,' which came into my head (as I have already related in 'The Theatre' for April, 1887) quite suddenly, during a solitary walk: and such, again, have been passages which occurred in dreams, and which I cannot trace to any antecedent cause whatever. There are at least two instances of such dream-suggestions in this book--one, my Lady's remark, 'it often runs in families, just as a love for pastry does', the other, Eric Lindon's badinage about having been in domestic service.And thus it came to pass that I found myself at last in possession of a huge unwieldy mass of litterature--if the reader will kindly excuse the spelling --which only needed stringing together, upon the thread of a consecutive story, to constitute the book I hoped to write. Only! The task, at first, seemed absolutely hopeless, and gave me a far clearer idea, than I ever had before, of the meaning of the word 'chaos': and I think it must have been ten years, or more, before I had succeeded in classifying these odds-and-ends sufficiently to see what sort of a story they indicated: for the story had to grow out of the incidents, not the incidents out of the story I am telling all this, in no spirit of egoism, but because I really believe that some of my readers will be interested in these details of the 'genesis' of a book, which looks so simple and straight-forward a matter, when completed, that they might suppose it to have been written straight off, page by page, as one would write a letter, beginning at the beginning; and ending at the end.It is, no doubt, possible to write a story in that way: and, if it be not vanity to say so, I believe that I could, myself,--if I were in the unfortunate position (for I do hold it to be a real misfortune) of being obliged to produce a given amount of fiction in a given time,--that I could 'fulfil my task,' and produce my 'tale of bricks,' as other slaves have done. One thing, at any rate, I could guarantee as to the story so produced--that it should be utterly commonplace, should contain no new ideas whatever, and should be very very weary reading!This species of literature has received the very appropriate name of 'padding' which might fitly be defined as 'that which all can write and none can read.' That the present volume contains no such writing I dare not avow: sometimes, in order to bring a picture into its proper place, it has been necessary to eke out a page with two or three extra lines : but I can honestly say I have put in no more than I was absolutely compelled to do.My readers may perhaps like to amuse themselves by trying to detect, in a given passage, the one piece of 'padding' it contains. While arranging the 'slips' into pages, I found that the passage was 3 lines too short. I supplied the deficiency, not by interpolating a word here and a word there, but by writing in 3 consecutive lines. Now can my readers guess which they are?A harder puzzle if a harder be desired would be to determine, as to the Gardener's Song, in which cases (if any) the stanza was adapted to the surrounding text, and in which (if any) the text was adapted to the stanza.Perhaps the hardest thing in all literature--at least I have found it so: by no voluntary effort can I accomplish it: I have to take it as it come's is to write anything original. And perhaps the easiest is, when once an original line has been struck out, to follow it up, and to write any amount more to the same tune. I do not know if 'Alice in Wonderland' was an original story--I was, at least, no conscious imitator in writing it--but I do know that, since it came out, something like a dozen storybooks have appeared, on identically the same pattern. The path I timidly explored believing myself to be 'the first that ever burst into that silent sea'--is now a beaten high-road: all the way-side flowers have long ago been trampled into the dust: and it would be courting disaster for me to attempt that style again.Hence it is that, in 'Sylvie and Bruno,' I have striven with I know not what success to strike out yet another new path: be it bad or good, it is the best I can do. It is written, not for money, and not for fame, but in the hope of supplying, for the children whom I love, some thoughts that may suit those hours of innocent merriment which are the very life of Childhood; and also in the hope of suggesting, to them and to others, some thoughts that may prove, I would fain hope, not wholly out of harmony with the graver cadences of Life.If I have not already exhausted the patience of my readers, I would like to seize this opportunity perhaps the last I shall have of addressing so many friends at once of putting on record some ideas that have occurred to me, as to books desirable to be written--which I should much like to attempt, but may not ever have the time or power to carry through--in the hope that, if I should fail (and the years are gliding away very fast) to finish the task I have set myself, other hands may take it up.First, a Child's Bible. The only real essentials of this would be, carefully selected passages, suitable for a child's reading, and pictures. One principle of selection, which I would adopt, would be that Religion should be put before a child as a revelation of love--no need to pain and puzzle the young mind with the history of crime and punishment. (On such a principle I should, for example, omit the history of the Flood.) The supplying of the pictures would involve no great difficulty: no new ones would be needed : hundreds of excellent pictures already exist, the copyright of which has long ago expired, and which simply need photo-zincography, or some similar process, for their successful reproduction. The book should be handy in size with a pretty attractive looking cover--in a clear legible type--and, above all, with abundance of pictures, pictures, pictures!Secondly, a book of pieces selected from the Bible--not single texts, but passages of from 10 to 20 verses each--to be committed to memory. Such passages would be found useful, to repeat to one's self and to ponder over, on many occasions when reading is difficult, if not impossible: for instance, when lying awake at night--on a railway-journey --when taking a solitary walk-in old age, when eyesight is failing or wholly lost--and, best of all, when illness, while incapacitating us for reading or any other occupation, condemns us to lie awake through many weary silent hours: at such a time how keenly one may realise the truth of David's rapturous cry "O how sweet are thy words unto my throat: yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth!"I have said 'passages,' rather than single texts, because we have no means of recalling single texts: memory needs links, and here are none: one may have a hundred texts stored in the memory, and not be able to recall, at will, more than half-a-dozen--and those by mere chance: whereas, once get hold of any portion of a chapter that has been committed to memory, and the whole can be recovered: all hangs together.Thirdly, a collection of passages, both prose and verse, from books other than the Bible. There is not perhaps much, in what is called 'un-inspired' literature (a misnomer, I hold: if Shakespeare was not inspired, one may well doubt if any man ever was), that will bear the process of being pondered over, a hundred times: still there are such passages--enough, I think, to make a goodly store for the memory.These two books of sacred, and secular, passages for memory--will serve other good purposes besides merely occupying vacant hours: they will help to keep at bay many anxious thoughts, worrying thoughts, uncharitable thoughts, unholy thoughts. Let me say this, in better words than my own, by copying a passage from that most interesting book, Robertson's Lectures on the Epistles to the Corinthians, Lecture XLIX. "If a man finds himself haunted by evil desires and unholy images, which will generally be at periodical hours, let him commit to memory passages of Scripture, or passages from the best writers in verse or prose. Let him store his mind with these, as safeguards to repeat when he lies awake in some restless night, or when despairing imaginations, or gloomy, suicidal thoughts, beset him. Let these be to him the sword, turning everywhere to keep the way of the Garden of Life from the intrusion of profaner footsteps."Fourthly, a "Shakespeare" for girls: that is, an edition in which everything, not suitable for the perusal of girls of (say) from 10 to 17, should be omitted. Few children under 10 would be likely to understand or enjoy the greatest of poets: and those, who have passed out of girlhood, may safely be left to read Shakespeare, in any edition, 'expurgated' or not, that they may prefer: but it seems a pity that so many children, in the intermediate stage, should be debarred from a great pleasure for want of an edition suitable to them. Neither Bowdler's, Chambers's, Brandram's, nor Cundell's 'Boudoir' Shakespeare, seems to me to meet the want: they are not sufficiently 'expurgated.' Bowdler's is the most extraordinary of all: looking through it, I am filled with a deep sense of wonder, considering what he has left in, that he should have cut anything out! Besides relentlessly erasing all that is unsuitable on the score of reverence or decency, I should be inclined to omit also all that seems too difficult, or not likely to interest young readers. The resulting book might be slightly fragmentary: but it would be a real treasure to all British maidens who have any taste for poetry.If it be needful to apologize to any one for the new departure I have taken in this story--by introducing, along with what will, I hope, prove to be acceptable nonsense for children, some of the graver thoughts of human life--it must be to one who has learned the Art of keeping such thoughts wholly at a distance in hours of mirth and careless ease. To him such a mixture will seem, no doubt, ill-judged and repulsive. And that such an Art exists I do not dispute: with youth, good health, and sufficient money, it seems quite possible to lead, for years together, a life of unmixed gaiety--with the exception of one solemn fact, with which we are liable to be confronted at any moment, even in the midst of the most brilliant company or the most sparkling entertainment. A man may fix his own times for admitting serious thought, for attending public worship, for prayer, for reading the Bible: all such matters he can defer to that 'convenient season', which is so apt never to occur at all: but he cannot defer, for one single moment, the necessity of attending to a message, which may come before he has finished reading this page,' this night shalt thy soul be required of thee.'The ever-present sense of this grim possibility has been, in all ages, 1 an incubus that men have striven to shake off. Few more interesting subjects of enquiry could be found, by a student of history, than the various weapons that have been used against this shadowy foe. Saddest of all must have been the thoughts of those who saw indeed an existence beyond the grave, but an existence far more terrible than annihilation--an existence as filmy, impalpable, all but invisible spectres, drifting about, through endless ages, in a world of shadows, with nothing to do, nothing to hope for, nothing to love! In the midst of the gay verses of that genial 'bon vivant' Horace, there stands one dreary word whose utter sadness goes to one's heart. It is the word 'exilium' in the well-known passageOmnes eodem cogimur, omniumVersatur urna serius ociusSors exitura et nos in aeternumExilium impositura cymbae.Yes, to him this present life--spite of all its weariness and all its sorrow--was the only life worth having: all else was 'exile'! Does it not seem almost incredible that one, holding such a creed, should ever have smiled?And many in this day, I fear, even though believing in an existence beyond the grave far more real than Horace ever dreamed of, yet regard it as a sort of 'exile' from all the joys of life, and so adopt Horace's theory, and say 'let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.'We go to entertainments, such as the theatre--I say 'we', for I also go to the play, whenever I get a chance of seeing a really good one and keep at arm's length, if possible, the thought that we may not return alive. Yet how do you know--dear friend, whose patience has carried you through this garrulous preface that it may not be your lot, when mirth is fastest and most furious, to feel the sharp pang, or the deadly faintness, which heralds the final crisis--to see, with vague wonder, anxious friends bending over you to hear their troubled whispers perhaps yourself to shape the question, with trembling lips, "Is it serious?", and to be told "Yes: the end is near" (and oh, how different all Life will look when those words are said!)--how do you know, I say, that all this may not happen to you, this night?And dare you, knowing this, say to yourself "Well, perhaps it is an immoral play: perhaps the situations are a little too 'risky', the dialogue a little too strong, the 'business' a little too suggestive.I don't say that conscience is quite easy: but the piece is so clever, I must see it this once! I'll begin a stricter life to-morrow." To-morrow, and to-morrow, and tomorrow!"Who sins in hope, who, sinning, says,'Sorrow for sin God's judgement stays!'Against God's Spirit he lies; quite stops Mercy with insult; dares, and drops,Like a scorch'd fly, that spins in vainUpon the axis of its pain,Then takes its doom, to limp and crawl,Blind and forgot, from fall to fall."Let me pause for a moment to say that I believe this thought, of the possibility of death--if calmly realised, and steadily faced would be one of the best possible tests as to our going to any scene of amusement being right or wrong. If the thought of sudden death acquires, for you, a special horror when imagined as happening in a theatre, then be very sure the theatre is harmful for you, however harmless it may be for others; and that you are incurring a deadly peril in going. Be sure the safest rule is that we should not dare to live in any scene in which we dare not die.But, once realise what the true object is in life--that it is not pleasure, not knowledge, not even fame itself, 'that last infirmity of noble minds'--but that it is the development of character, the rising to a higher, nobler, purer standard, the building-up of the perfect Man--and then, so long as we feel that this is going on, and will (we trust) go on for evermore, death has for us no terror; it is not a shadow, but a light; not an end, but a beginning!One other matter may perhaps seem to call for apology--that I should have treated with such entire want of sympathy the British passion for 'Sport', which no doubt has been in by-gone days, and is still, in some forms of it, an excellent school for hardihood and for coolness in moments of danger.But I am not entirely without sympathy for genuine 'Sport': I can heartily admire the courage of the man who, with severe bodily toil, and at the risk of his life, hunts down some 'man-eating' tiger: and I can heartily sympathize with him when he exults in the glorious excitement of the chase and the hand-to-hand struggle with the monster brought to bay. But I can but look with deep wonder and sorrow on the hunter who, at his ease and in safety, can find pleasure in what involves, for some defenceless creature, wild terror and a death of agony: deeper, if the hunter be one who has pledged himself to preach to men the Religion of universal Love: deepest of all, if it be one of those 'tender and delicate' beings, whose very name serves as a symbol of Love--'thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women'--whose mission here is surely to help and comfort all that are in pain or sorrow!'Farewell, farewell! but this I tellTo thee, thou Wedding-Guest!He prayeth well, who loveth wellBoth man and bird and beast.He prayeth best, who loveth bestAll things both great and small;For the dear God who loveth us,He made and loveth all.' ~ Lewis Carroll, Sylvie and Bruno ,

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1:THE SECOND DIALOGUE ~ George Berkeley,
2:Good dialogue is very important. ~ Clive Owen,
3:Dialogue is a necessary evil. ~ Fred Zinnemann,
4:In every movie I do have a dialogue. ~ Jackie Chan,
5:My writing is my internal dialogue— ~ R A Salvatore,
6:Propaganda begins when dialogue ends. ~ Jacques Ellul,
7:Dialogue cannot exist without humility. ~ Paulo Freire,
8:Dialogue is character and character is plot. ~ George V,
9:Our lives are co-authored in dialogue. ~ Michael Nichols,
10:The rest of the Dialogue of Critias has been lost. ~ Plato,
11:Philosophers say man forms himself in dialogue. ~ Anne Carson,
12:The church must constantly promote dialogue. ~ Claudio Hummes,
13:Writing good dialogue is art as well as craft. ~ Stephen King,
14:I can memorize great swathes of dialogue! ~ Christian Campbell,
15:Quality storytelling inspires quality dialogue. ~ Robert McKee,
16:In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change. ~ Nhat Hanh,
17:Propaganda ceases where simple dialogue begins. ~ Jacques Ellul,
18:I've never made a film using dialogue or speech. ~ Kenneth Anger,
19:We are all constructed out of our self dialogue. ~ Bryant McGill,
20:Dialogue means debates and everyone's point of view. ~ Kevin Hart,
21:I enjoy writing dialogue; it comes naturally to me. ~ Tom Stoppard,
22:I'm in constant inner dialogue with my father still. ~ Paul Auster,
23:It's hard to have a dialogue when you're name-calling. ~ Joan Jett,
24:What we need is a dialogue amongst civilizations. ~ Manmohan Singh,
25:Dialogue is a lean language in which every word counts. ~ Sol Stein,
26:Good dialogue illuminates what people are not saying ~ Robert Towne,
27:I’m self-entertaining. My dialogue is with myself. ~ Michael Heizer,
28:Russell is a Platonic dialogue in himself. ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
29:Folding is really a form of dialogue with our wardrobe. ~ Marie Kond,
30:Sharing my faith is not a monologue, it is a dialogue. ~ Greg Laurie,
31:In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
32:Stay quiet and the noisy surface dialogues will cease. ~ H W L Poonja,
33:Dialogue concentrates meaning; conversation dilutes it. ~ Robert McKee,
34:Dialogue should show the relationships among people. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
35:Never use a verb other than ‘said’ to carry dialogue. ~ Elmore Leonard,
36:All the information you need can be given in dialogue. ~ Elmore Leonard,
37:case you haven’t noticed, you have a mental dialogue ~ Michael A Singer,
38:Faith in people is an a priori requirement for dialogue. ~ Paulo Freire,
39:In a true dialogue, both sides are willing to change. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
40:To write better dialogue, I turned into an eavesdropper. ~ Ksenia Anske,
41:I like to invent the dialogue that I want to have heard. ~ Lynne Tillman,
42:Treatise on the Science of Arms with Philosophical Dialogue ~ Cary Elwes,
43:Never forget your dialogue with God, it is your strength. ~ Tariq Ramadan,
44:There's something in me that just wants to create dialogue. ~ David Mamet,
45:Mme Mogherini prône un retour au dialogue entre l'UE et Moscou ~ Anonymous,
46:Dialogue in fiction is what characters do to one another. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
47:I've always loved the dialogue that Pedro Almodovar writes. ~ Bonnie Wright,
48:when done properly, feedback is a dialogue, not a monologue. ~ Ben Horowitz,
49:Writing dialogue is like writing a song, which I've done. ~ Brian Azzarello,
50:Agriculture and intercultural dialogue: our common heritage. ~ Jacques Diouf,
51:I think that's the most important thing: that we create dialogue. ~ Nia Long,
52:The lies are in the dialogue, the truth is in the visuals. ~ Kelly Reichardt,
53:We have to choose between dialogue and utter devastation. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi,
54:Ack!" I said. Fearless master of the witty dialogue, that's me. ~ Jim Butcher,
55:Dialogue is not conversation. It is conversation's greatest hits. ~ Amy Bloom,
56:They're just words is all. Powerless. Vocabulary. Dialogue. ~ Chuck Palahniuk,
57:A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. ~ Tim O Reilly,
58:Doing collections, doing fashion is like a non-stop dialogue. ~ Karl Lagerfeld,
59:You're never alone with a book, are you? It's a dialogue. ~ Jeanette Winterson,
60:All good dialogue perhaps deals with something unprecedented. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
61:Dialogue is a little bit jazz, a little bit hand-to-hand combat. ~ Chuck Wendig,
62:I still think that our best dialogue was between our glances. ~ Mario Benedetti,
63:Artists can help re-imagine a conflict and start a dialogue. ~ Romesh Gunesekera,
64:… good dialogue encompasses both what is said and what is not said. ~ Anne Lamott,
65:A good film script should be able to do completely without dialogue. ~ David Mamet,
66:Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue. ~ Bell Hooks,
67:Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue. ~ bell hooks,
68:I earned my living by carrying on a dialogue with people I scorned. ~ Albert Camus,
69:I'm an actor who hates dialogue and the present day and reality. ~ Christina Ricci,
70:The actual business of writing dialogue is not thought of as a craft. ~ David Hare,
71:The capacity for inner dialogue is a touchstone for outer objectivity. ~ Carl Jung,
72:Writing is a conversation with reading; a dialogue with thinking. ~ Nikki Giovanni,
73:A more significant phase should mean serious political dialogue. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi,
74:Establish dialogue. If two enemies are talking, they aren't fighting. ~ Daryl Davis,
75:Madness is a lonely dialogue where we give ourselves the answers we want. ~ Jo Nesb,
76:Sometimes insight into character and dialogue means being silent. ~ Jeff VanderMeer,
77:Ack!" I said.

Fearless master of the witty dialogue, that's me. ~ Jim Butcher,
78:Backs dialogue for solving disputes and not military power and threats. ~ Amr Moussa,
79:Good dialogue is not real speech-it's the illusion of real speech. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
80:It is just as important that we enter into a dialogue with China. ~ Cecilia Malmstrom,
81:My objective is to build a bridge to a person, to establish a dialogue. ~ Greg Laurie,
82:As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase. ~ Jerry B Jenkins,
83:If the structure does not permit dialogue the structure must be changed ~ Paulo Freire,
84:My work is like a dialogue between me and unseen powers, like alchemy. ~ Cai Guo Qiang,
85:Only in the life of dialogue and community can we truly live and grow. ~ John Bradshaw,
86:He had seemed a man with whom the right kind of dialogue would be possible. ~ Ali Smith,
87:I think people remember pictures not dialogue. That's why I like pictures. ~ David Lean,
88:Let's bring it up to date with some snappy nineteenth century dialogue. ~ Samuel Goldwyn,
89:I miss directing. I see stories in images and music more so than in dialogue. ~ Joan Chen,
90:I see people in terms of dialogue and I believe that people are their talk. ~ Roddy Doyle,
91:Dialogue is the fundamental unfolding of a gift of oneself to another. ~ Pope Benedict XVI,
92:Isolation hones the inner voice, the unspoken dialogue between the selves ~ Steven Erikson,
93:It started, as all dialogues do, when a path crosses that of another . ~ Loreth Anne White,
94:A dialogue leads to connection, which leads to trust which leads to engagement ~ Seth Godin,
95:Plato's dialogues bear at least some similarities to the classical plays. ~ Benjamin Jowett,
96:We were in dialogue that was about something other than what we were saying. ~ Lorrie Moore,
97:A reader's emotions can be sparked with few words. That's the power of dialogue. ~ Sol Stein,
98:I'm terrible at story and structure, but I'm not so bad at writing dialogue. ~ Steve Buscemi,
99:When I act, I hear it like music. In my head, I hear the dialogue like music. ~ Nicolas Cage,
100:It is in dialogue with pain that many beautiful things acquire their value. ~ Alain de Botton,
101:We have global communication and yet confrontation is more common than dialogue. ~ Dalai Lama,
102:What a script says that isn't dialogue is as important as the spoken word. ~ Vanessa Redgrave,
103:God's dialogue with us becomes truly human, since God conducts his part as man. ~ Benedict XVI,
104:If all existence is a dialogue, how is it there is still so much left unsaid? ~ Steven Erikson,
105:Nous sommes devenus lucides. Nous avons remplacé le dialogue par le communiqué. ~ Albert Camus,
106:Advertising becomes a dialogue that becomes an invitation to a relationship. ~ Lester Wunderman,
107:Hi," I said, IN SCINTILLATING DIALOGUE REMINISCENT OF THE CLASSIC MOVIE CASABLANCA. ~ Nick Lake,
108:The American Jewish Committee has pioneered the German-Jewish-American dialogue. ~ Klaus Kinkel,
109:Dialogue comes naturally to me and I can hear the characters' voices in the scenes. ~ Wally Lamb,
110:For me, movies should be visual. If you want dialogue, you should read a book. ~ Vilmos Zsigmond,
111:In what we think of as bad dialogue, the characters talk directly to each other. ~ Diane Johnson,
112:Real dialogue isn’t about talking to people who believe the same things as you. ~ Zygmunt Bauman,
113:As with all other aspects of fiction, the key to writing good dialogue is honesty. ~ Stephen King,
114:A theological thought can breathe only in the atmosphere of dialogue with God. ~ Helmut Thielicke,
115:It is up to India to take this opportunity to start ... a process of dialogue. ~ Pervez Musharraf,
116:A babe, by intercourse of touch I held mute dialogues with my Mother's heart. ~ William Wordsworth,
117:I ad lib most of my dialogue. If I did remember my lines, it would be too bad for me. ~ W C Fields,
118:I write plays because dialogue is the most respectable way of contradicting myself. ~ Tom Stoppard,
119:The dialogue of architecture has been centered too long around the idea of truth. ~ Michael Graves,
120:I like to hold a monologue with women. But a dialogue with myself is more stimulating. ~ Karl Kraus,
121:Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy. ~ Franz Werfel,
122:I like telling the story in a visual way. I don't like explaining a lot in dialogue. ~ Sofia Coppola,
123:In dialogue, individuals gain insights that simply could not be achieved individually. ~ Peter Senge,
124:In fiction, I tend to write fairly realistic dialogue-not always, and it tends to vary ~ Don DeLillo,
125:Spiritual life is contractual. The sacred cannot dialogue with the unresponsive. ~ Christina Baldwin,
126:The dialogue fills the auditorium like an unrefrigerated boxcar of month-old steaks. ~ David Sedaris,
127:Dialogue is easy. It's what you've been doing almost every day, most of your life. ~ Josip Novakovich,
128:Dialogue is used to reveal not what we want to say, but what we are trying to hide. ~ William Monahan,
129:Speak your dialogue out loud. If it sounds like the way people talk, then write it down. ~ Tom Clancy,
130:The mixture of weird textures and organic surfaces creates an interesting dialogue. ~ Kelly Wearstler,
131:As an artist, I've always wanted to participate in the dialogue of art with other artists. ~ Jeff Koons,
132:If you're not ready to do a non-stop dialogue with fashion, you should do another job. ~ Karl Lagerfeld,
133:It's a one-to-one dialogue. You open your mouth and you're talking to 6 million people. ~ Derek Jameson,
134:Sometimes how we dialogue in today’s culture is just as important as why we dialogue. ~ Jefferson Bethke,
135:If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. ~ Deepak Chopra,
136:I love writing dialogue, and I think a lot of my writing is visual and very cinematic. ~ Jessica Hagedorn,
137:I write plays because writing dialogue is the only respectable way contradicting yourself. ~ Tom Stoppard,
138:Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit. ~ Madeleine Stowe,
139:You must fight others, but through peace, and through dialogue, and through education. ~ Malala Yousafzai,
140:If I do not speak in a language that can be understood there is little chance for a dialogue. ~ Bell Hooks,
141:If I do not speak in a language that can be understood there is little chance for a dialogue. ~ bell hooks,
142:The most important thing is to have a more open and honest dialogue about gender issues. ~ Sheryl Sandberg,
143:I have been holding a dialogue with myself and girding myself to stand fast without running. ~ Sylvia Plath,
144:Real life is sometimes boring, rarely conclusive and boy, does the dialogue need work. ~ Sarah Rees Brennan,
145:dialogue with this feeling and ask why it will not go; just what does it need in order to leave? ~ Mark Nepo,
146:incapacity for true dialogue implies an incapacity for tolerance, self-reflection and empathy. ~ Azar Nafisi,
147:It's dialogue that gives your cast their voices, and is crucial in defining their characters. ~ Stephen King,
148:I was kind of excited to go to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. ~ Quentin Tarantino,
149:Propaganda begins when dialogue ends. (Quoted by Marshall McLuhan in McLuhan Hot & Cool) ~ Jacques Ellul,
150:The line of dialogue belongs to the character; the verb is the writer sticking his nose in. ~ Elmore Leonard,
151:noise makes it harder to hear the internal dialogue between the owner and his or her belongings. ~ Marie Kond,
152:The 20th century was the century of war and blood. The 21st century is the century of dialogue. ~ Dalai Lama,
153:The first thing you have to learn is how to conduct dialogue and how to make it productive. ~ Bashar al Assad,
154:Dialogue cannot exist, however, in the absence of a profound love for the world and its people. ~ Paulo Freire,
155:Dialogue should convey a sense of spontaneity but eliminate the repetitiveness of real talk. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
156:I'm pretty much of the Shakespearean school. Dialogue is character. How we speak is who we are. ~ Leigh Newman,
157:I suppose you might call me the sophisticated type. I like to act with dialogue. Not with grunts. ~ Cary Grant,
158:I was kind of excited about going to jail the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. ~ Quentin Tarantino,
159:One line of dialogue that rings true reveals character in a way that pages of description can't. ~ Anne Lamott,
160:The poem has to bear the weight with image, language... the screenplay with dialogue, plot. ~ Julianna Baggott,
161:Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity. ~ Deepak Chopra,
162:To speak out aloud when alone is as it were to have a dialogue with the divinity which is within. ~ Victor Hugo,
163:We live in America, one of the good things what we have with all the people is we have dialogue. ~ Tommy Wiseau,
164:Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes different points of view. ~ Robert M Hutchins,
165:Most of the time, tough, combative, adversarial dialogue is much more exciting than physical action. ~ Sol Stein,
166:My line-learning is very special. I like to learn the dialogue of the whole film before I arrive. ~ Ben Kingsley,
167:We seem to spend a lot of our time in very small spaces spouting a lot of dialogue very quickly. ~ David Tennant,
168:As a reporter, you develop an ear for dialogue because it's your job to capture it accurately. ~ Michael Connelly,
169:It's like low-budget filmmaking - a focus on dialogue and relationships over plot. Quirky. Improv. ~ James Franco,
170:A “dialogue” with the illiberal left is one in which they inform you of the “right” way to think. ~ Kirsten Powers,
171:I do want to make it very convincing. And the best way to do that is to put most of it in dialogue. ~ John Steinbeck,
172:My dialogue coach said to do a Texas accent, you lean on the next word, and that was the clue to me. ~ Michael Caine,
173:Pace excites, and dialogue is pace. Falling into good dialogue on page one can put us in your pocket. ~ D B C Pierre,
174:The reason I write is that I'm not in dialogue with my emotions; writing puts me in touch with myself. ~ Etgar Keret,
175:For all forms, writing dialogue is almost like writing music. I pay close attention to rhythms and tones. ~ Sefi Atta,
176:In dialogue, there is opposition, yes, but no head-on collision. Smashing heads does not open minds. ~ Deborah Tannen,
177:The reading of a fine book is an uninterrupted dialogue in which the book speaks and our soul replies. ~ Andr Maurois,
178:The reading of a fine book is an uninterrupted dialogue in which the book speaks and our soul replies. ~ Andre Maurois,
179:If we are to know ourselves, philosophy needs to maintain an ongoing dialogue with the sciences of mind. ~ George Lakoff,
180:I hate those Socratic dialogues where everything gets drawn out at the pace of an excessively logical snail. ~ Jo Walton,
181:The fate of the world hangs, precariously, on the capacity to encompass the "other" and dialogue with it. ~ James Hollis,
182:Through my work and ways of expression, I strive to engage in dialogue with the society that I am living in. ~ Ai Weiwei,
183:A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal. ~ Abdelaziz Bouteflika,
184:Because the twentieth century was a century of violence, let us make the twenty-first a century of dialogue. ~ Dalai Lama,
185:Dialogue's a method of revelation, of course. A few words of dialogue can reveal worlds about a character. ~ James Salter,
186:I feel that noise makes it harder to hear the internal dialogue between the owner and his or her belongings. ~ Marie Kond,
187:I had a very vivid, almost hallucinatory moment in which I was engaged in a dialogue with my father... ~ Daniel Day Lewis,
188:We must understand that out of community and dialogue, the answers will arrive in their own time and way. ~ Bryant McGill,
189:Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. ~ Amit Ray,
190:La pensée se dédouble entre pensée abstraite et jugement dès qu’elle fait intervenir le dialogue avec soi. ~ Hannah Arendt,
191:Real dialogue is where two or more people become willing to suspend their certainty in each other's presence. ~ David Bohm,
192:I'm calling for dialogue. I'm gathering attention for dialogue which is what you do in a struggle for power. ~ Tupac Shakur,
193:We must understand that out of community and dialogue, the answers will arrive in their own time and way. ~ Bryant H McGill,
194:To create tension, dialogue needs to be stretched out. That is, characters should not be immediately responsive. ~ Sol Stein,
195:A fully functional multiracial society cannot be achieved without a sense of history and open, honest dialogue. ~ Cornel West,
196:Look, I can explain everything” was the most commonly used line of dialogue in the history of American movies ~ Richard Yates,
197:perhaps solitude has stretched out his thoughts into long strands, and accustomed him to internal dialogues. ~ Olga Tokarczuk,
198:Respectful dialogue between entrenched traditional conservative and secular liberal people is a great good, ~ Timothy J Keller,
199:I prefer to express myself physically, or non-verbally. I prefer just to react without having a lot of dialogue. ~ Marisa Tomei,
200:We must step out of our digital avatars, and come together and have face-to-face dialogue as often as possible. ~ Bryant McGill,
201:I don't want to be in a movie with 20 minutes of dialogue and then stand around while the robots start explosions. ~ Henry Hopper,
202:I get to be in movies where it's mostly dialogue, and I want to be in something, that for me, feels like kickboxing. ~ Derek Luke,
203:I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over. ~ Elvis Presley,
204:Modern history is the dialogue between two men: one who believes in God, another who believes he is a god. ~ Nicol s G mez D vila,
205:More than four million businesses have Pages on Facebook that they use to have a dialogue with their customers. ~ Mark Zuckerberg,
206:Musicians have to do what they do and express it musically. All the blah blah blah will get lost in the dialogue. ~ Carlos Alomar,
207:Nothing is easy in writing. I don't think for anyone. But dialogue is probably what comes most naturally to me. ~ David Bezmozgis,
208:Prayer is not meant to be an empty ritual. On the contrary, it’s an awesome opportunity to dialogue with Almighty God ~ Anonymous,
209:When writing dialogue, I hear it in both Russian and English, and try to find a language that combines the two. ~ David Bezmozgis,
210:I certainly am not a great believer in over-rehearsing between actors, and certainly not doing the dialogue too much. ~ Clive Owen,
211:He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue. ~ George Lucas,
212:I do love to eavesdrop. It's inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk. ~ Lynda Barry,
213:I only make notes, I don't write dialogues in full. And the notes are very much based on my knowledge of person. ~ Abbas Kiarostami,
214:President Trump also mentioned that under the right conditions, he is willing to engage in dialogue with North Korea. ~ Moon Jae in,
215:#Dialogue does a remarkable thing in restoring mind, that is, to rescue it from authority-systems and rigid beliefs. ~ Anthony Blake,
216:I missed Caroline in dozens of ways, but through them all was the absence of the ongoing dialogue, real or imagined. ~ Gail Caldwell,
217:Dialogue is a wolf in sheep’s clothing—often pretending to be woolly and vague, actually all teeth and meaning. Even ~ Margot Livesey,
218:If my book generates any sort of dialogue among Afghans, then I think it will have done a service to the community. ~ Khaled Hosseini,
219:I treat any scene the same - dialogue, action - you're still creating something in character. It's all acting, fighting. ~ Clive Owen,
220:Where the successful or failed dialogues between Christianity and other cultures are concerned, we could go on for hours. ~ Ren Girard,
221:Against a broken heart, even absurdity falters.
Because words fall away.
A dialogue of silence.
That deafens. ~ Steven Erikson,
222:By dialogue, we let God be present in our midst, for as we open ourselves to one another, we open ourselves to God. ~ Pope John Paul II,
223:Dialogue is not always the best way to show emotion, to show your thought process, or to reveal yourself, as a character. ~ Mike Colter,
224:Even when the views are contradictory, talks are the only way forward and problems should be resolved through dialogue. ~ Narendra Modi,
225:Fashion keeps me designing: the love of change, the idea that the next one will be the right one, the nonstop dialogue ~ Karl Lagerfeld,
226:How can we have meaningful dialogue with adolescent girls when we live in a culture that still can't talk about tampons? ~ Chelsea Cain,
227:I’m not a character in one of your novels.” “More’s the pity. You would speak more interesting dialogue if you were. ~ Orson Scott Card,
228:You can't converse with Alzheimer's sufferers in the way you do with others; the dialogue tends to go round in circles. ~ Kevin Whately,
229:Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being. ~ Ernest Becker,
230:Television is a prisoner of dialogue and steady-cam. People walk down a hall, and the camera follows them around a corner. ~ David Chase,
231:We need to stop pointing fingers at each other and have a dialogue, because we all seek answers to the same questions. I’ve ~ Zak Bagans,
232:Although the term dialogue was really a euphemism for scientists trying to kill each other, this format worked very well. ~ Joao Magueijo,
233:In 80% of Socrates' dialogues there was no constructive outcome. He saw his role as simply pointing out what was "wrong. ~ Edward de Bono,
234:Liberation is an interesting word, because you can be liberated from external things, and also from your internal dialogue. ~ Goldie Hawn,
235:To defy the authority of empirical evidence is to disqualify oneself as someone worthy of critical engagement in a dialogue. ~ Dalai Lama,
236:You ought to dialogue first before you start throwing spears. And I think the U.N. provides an opportunity for dialogue. ~ Johnny Isakson,
237:Composers dialogue - and obsessively, bitterly argue - with other composers, often over the span of several centuries. ~ Brian Ferneyhough,
238:Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others. ~ Daisaku Ikeda,
239:Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right. ~ Jane Goodall,
240:From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic. ~ Eddie Murphy,
241:I don't really believe in dialogue; I am too Nietzschean for that. We need to have a warrior conception of philosophy. ~ Bernard Henri Levy,
242:Death is a dialogue between
The Spirit and the Dust.
"Dissolve" says Death-The Spirit "Sir
I have another Trust"- ~ Emily Dickinson,
243:Forgiveness, dialogue, reconciliation - these are the words of peace, in beloved Syria, in the Middle East, in all the world. ~ Pope Francis,
244:The purpose of dialogue,” Bohm suggests, “is to reveal the incoherence in our thought.” There are three types of incoherence. ~ Peter M Senge,
245:You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates. ~ Erma Bombeck,
246:You should make sure that the quotable lines of dialogue in your book never exceed a hundred and forty characters!” seemed ~ Scott Westerfeld,
247:I must have the personal dialogue, the private time, with each painting in progress. I can't share it with anyone until it's done. ~ Ken Danby,
248:My audience doesn't agree with me on everything, but I love my audience, because they're totally okay with us having a dialogue. ~ Steve Earle,
249:Tenacity and acumen are privileged spectators of this inhuman show in which absurdity, hope, and death carry on their dialogue. ~ Albert Camus,
250:I don’t need to hear it, Sherman. I’ve already run every little bit of your possible dialogue in my head while I was masturbating. ~ Mira Grant,
251:If you're creating a smile in yourself and also giving it to someone else, then you've started a dialogue. You also start to play. ~ Jeppe Hein,
252:You entered into a Socratic dialogue in order to change; the object of the exercise was to create a new, more authentic self. ~ Karen Armstrong,
253:Folks, Russia is perhaps the second most powerful nuclear country in the world. If you don't have dialogue, you have to be fools. ~ Donald Trump,
254:I knew it, I just knew it! The person who had the job of writing my life's dialogue used to work on a very low budget soap opera. ~ Marian Keyes,
255:I'm aware that dialogue isn't my strength. I use it as a device. I don't particularly like dialogue which is part of the problem. ~ George Lucas,
256:The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin. ~ David Antin,
257:Aeschylus first introduced a second actor; he diminished the importance of the Chorus, and assigned the leading part to the dialogue. ~ Aristotle,
258:Dialogue is not just quotation. It is grimaces, pauses, adjustments of blouse buttons, doodles on a napkin, and crossings of legs. ~ Jerome Stern,
259:It's a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don't understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television. ~ Amy Jo Martin,
260:Modernist buildings exclude dialogue, and the void that they create around themselves is not a public space but a desertification ~ Roger Scruton,
261:Novels are the Socratic dialogues of our time. Practical wisdom fled from school wisdom into this liberal form. ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel,
262:I am a woman with a foot in both worlds; and I refuse the split. I feel the necessity for dialogue. Sometimes I feel it urgently. ~ Cherrie Moraga,
263:When I'm talking to someone I think 'can I use this dialogue in a book,'" said Luis. "If the answer is no I try talking to someone else. ~ Tao Lin,
264:I became a filmmaker because I wanted to deal with issues that intrigued me, that I thought were pertinent, that would start dialogue. ~ Justin Lin,
265:I desire to have a dialogue that's positive, and communicative and moves forward, and is about something real, not just consumption. ~ Mike Vallely,
266:I think what has happened, actually, is that September 11 has given a spur, a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths. ~ George Carey,
267:Pas facile, pour le philosophe, de dialoguer si l'interlocuteur met en cause sa doctrine tout en refusant de parler philosophie! ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
268:I am a woman with a foot in both worlds; and I refuse the split. I feel the necessity for dialogue. Sometimes I feel it urgently. ~ Cherr e L Moraga,
269:I don't want to disrespect hip-hop by being something I'm not. I'm Pooch Hall. My strength is in front the camera and holding dialogue. ~ Pooch Hall,
270:I still don't know what the film was about because all I remember is a whole lot of technical dialogue about a body in a suitcase. ~ Anthony Hopkins,
271:I try to eliminate as much dialogue as possible, and I guess Rambo is my really best experiment with how to eliminate dialogue. ~ Sylvester Stallone,
272:So, for me the town hall meetings are really an opportunity to engage in two-way dialogue with people, and they've been very helpful. ~ Jack Markell,
273:The substance of my life is a private conversation with myself which to turn into a dialogue would be equivalent to self-destruction. ~ Iris Murdoch,
274:We are intent on building a movement. The next step is grassroots town meetings. We must keep alive the dialogue around the covenants. ~ Cornel West,
275:When a warrior learns to stop the internal dialogue, everything becomes possible; the most far-fetched schemes become attainable. ~ Carlos Castaneda,
276:Il y a un véritable dialogue lorsque chaque interlocuteur, dès le départ, est convaincu qu'il a quelque chose à apprendre de l'autre. ~ Roger Garaudy,
277:The security of faith does not make us motionless or close us off, but sends us forth to bear witness and to dialogue with all people. ~ Pope Francis,
278:We all want at renewal of our dialogue and restoration of our relations with Turkey in the interests of Russian and Turkish peoples. ~ Vladimir Putin,
279:All my characters have got a big slice of me in them. A big piece of me, because it's my dialogue and this is the way I think and talk. ~ Wilbur Smith,
280:If you want an honest dialogue, you can't criticize someone for what they say. You can't teach someone to think in a certain way. ~ Henry Lloyd Hughes,
281:Soaps are the best. They really are. If you can do a soap, well, you can do anything. You have to learn pages of dialogue very quickly. ~ Alec Baldwin,
282:That's how you know when you have thought too much-- when you become a dialogue between You'll probably lose and You're sure to lose. ~ Norman Maclean,
283:A man of genius can hardly be sociable, for what dialogues could indeed be so intelligent and entertaining as his own monologues? ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
284:If I'm doing my job right, then I'm not writing the dialogue; the characters are saying the dialogue, and I'm just jotting it down. ~ Quentin Tarantino,
285:In the silence of the Cross, the uproar of weapons ceases and the language of reconciliation, forgiveness, dialogue and peace is spoken. ~ Pope Francis,
286:Leaders must display their humanness. Those under their authority must be empowered & have the courage to engage in honest dialogue. ~ Patrick Lencioni,
287:Nobody in this town writes dialogue that bad on purpose. Not unless they've got a hidden agenda…or maybe a contract with Universal. ~ Steve Hockensmith,
288:Preston Sturges is one of my favorites. I learned about dialogue and timing from him - louder, faster, funnier. But I do love Mel Brooks. ~ Clara Mamet,
289:When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to what's happening in the film. That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer. ~ Mike Figgis,
290:I feel that all the messages in the Conversations with God dialogues came from God. And many of them have been considered radical. ~ Neale Donald Walsch,
291:I remain convinced that most human conflicts can be solved through genuine dialogue conducted with a spirit of openness and reconciliation. ~ Dalai Lama,
292:I love saying dialogue and creating a full character more than just being physical. But I always end up doing physical stuff in my roles. ~ Kelly Stables,
293:Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before. ~ Catherine Deneuve,
294:There can never be deep peace between two spirits, never mutual respect, until, in their dialogue, each stands for the whole world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
295:But even if we disagree, perhaps even strongly, it is still possible to hold a civil dialogue where ideas find their way out into the open. ~ Jen Hatmaker,
296:Dialogue that's distinctive, funny, peculiar, and specific is the main thing that makes me want to get involved with a film to begin with. ~ Terry Zwigoff,
297:I think, in a weird way, the reason I was drawn to screenwriting and the reason I really love doing it is because I love writing dialogue. ~ David Benioff,
298:Sometimes 'great acting' is just showing off - chewing up scenery and dialogue and other actors - the equivalent of a theatrical sugar rush. ~ Denis Leary,
299:I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue ~ Guillermo del Toro,
300:The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics. ~ Richard Rorty,
301:From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and starts a diary that is lethal to the inert. The dark landscape yields a dialogue. ~ Salvatore Quasimodo,
302:I hope to use dialogue and culture as a means of bringing people of various cultures together, and using that as a way to resolve conflict. ~ Herbie Hancock,
303:I love building the products, seeing people use the products but you know along with success comes the need for a dialogue with the government. ~ Bill Gates,
304:Life is, to some extent, an extended dialogue with your future self about how exactly you are going to let yourself down over the coming years. ~ Charles Yu,
305:Painting is an unspoken and largely unrecognized dialogue, where paint speaks silently in masses and colors and the artist responds in moods. ~ James Elkins,
306:As I get older and I get more of this dialogue and I lose more and more brain cells, it really does become the most difficult part of the job! ~ Brent Spiner,
307:I remain optimistic that ultimately free speech and a free press where individuals have access to the dialogue will have a self-correcting quality. ~ Al Gore,
308:Prayer is not about informing or persuading God but about connecting with Him in relationship. He is looking for conversation and dialogue with ~ Mike Bickle,
309:When you start off by telling those who disagree with you that they are not merely in error but in sin, how much of a dialogue do you expect? ~ Thomas Sowell,
310:Cicero called Aristotle a river of flowing gold, and said of Plato's Dialogues, that if Jupiter were to speak, it would be in language like theirs. ~ Plutarch,
311:Dialogue is the basis of Indian culture, and we don't want to make any enemies. Political and ideological adversaries, perhaps, but not enemies. ~ Evo Morales,
312:I read the other day an account of a meeting between John Knox and John Calvin. Imagine a dialogue between a pestilence and a famine! ~ Robert Green Ingersoll,
313:It's good for art to make us think, to give us a shared experience that creates a dialogue, makes us talk to each other, including strangers. ~ Janet Echelman,
314:People don't like preaching, but discussion, presenting a case, and that's important. Therefore, I think we need to learn to dialogue much more. ~ John Lennox,
315:I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection. ~ Aaron Sorkin,
316:...I know Shakespeare said art is holding up a mirror to nature- but you're actually bending and refracting it through your interior dialogue ... ~ John Geddes,
317:The ancient dialogue between reason and the senses is almost always more interestingly and passionately resolved in favor of the senses. ~ Kay Redfield Jamison,
318:As soon as you willfully allow a dialogue with temptation to begin, the soul is robbed of peace, just as consent to impurity destroys grace. ~ Josemaria Escriva,
319:Europeans should pay more attention. Iran has called for dialogue and is moving in the direction of reaching an agreement through peaceful means. ~ Ali Larijani,
320:I don't know if you believe in the Spirit, sir. I believe in it. I believe in the dialogue that the Spirit conducts uninterruptedly with itself. ~ Italo Calvino,
321:If you just want to be a writer, I don't care, for pitching, for writing dialogue, you should take an improvisation class. It's super important. ~ Thomas Lennon,
322:The abyss and the light of the world,
Time's need and the craving for eternity,
Vision, event, and poetry:
Was and is dialogue with you. ~ Martin Buber,
323:What I seek to do is to establish the facts as I see them, or as I understand them, and to engage in constructive dialogue to get good outcomes. ~ Cory Bernardi,
324:When you are on the management side, you still have to understand the artistic sensibility so that there is a dialogue with the creative side. ~ Bernard Arnault,
325:Correction of Earlier Entry: 8/01/12We read over the shoulders of giants; books place us in dialogue not just with an author but with other readers. ~ Leah Price,
326:I'd like to get more bit-acting roles. I don't know if my talent would allow for a long dialogue, but I could definitely knock out three lines. ~ Hannibal Buress,
327:Is your name really Romeo?”
“No.”
“Oh.”
“It’s Jean-Baptiste.”
“Oh.”
“Are you disappointed?”
“No.”
Talk about snappy dialogue. ~ Anna Gavalda,
328:Listen to all the conversations of our world, between nations as well as between individuals. They are, for the most part, dialogues of the deaf. ~ Paul Tournier,
329:No seventeenth-century pedagogue would have publicly advised his disciple, as did Erasmus in his Dialogues, on the choice of a good prostitute. ~ Michel Foucault,
330:Prayer is not about informing or persuading God but about connecting with Him in relationship. He is looking for conversation and dialogue with us. ~ Mike Bickle,
331:What made him imagine he could have a dialogue with them?” “He’s Sokrates,” I said. “He’s like a two-year-old sticking pencils in his ear,” she said. ~ Jo Walton,
332:In a world where meaning is often absent or imposed, reading offers a dialogue with ourselves, with society, with history, and with the dead. ~ Jeanette Winterson,
333:When I say that the acting is sort of like a normal acting experience, I'm just talking about the interacting in actual scenes, like doing dialogue. ~ Noel Fisher,
334:When you're an actor working in the theater, you would never say anything to the writer, never alter the dialogue, never dream to ask for changes. ~ Jill Hennessy,
335:I think, Tom Friedman is right, and I think that we have to - we have to have a serious public dialogue to try to shift public policy in that regard. ~ Cornel West,
336:Today's dialogue has succeeded in reinforcing the need for international partnerships and cooperation in tackling the reality of climate change. ~ Margaret Beckett,
337:A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet. ~ Truman Capote,
338:Dialogue starts with the willingness to challenge our own thinking, to recognize that any certainty we have is, at best, a hypothesis about the world. ~ Peter Senge,
339:If you make a movie about Elizabeth I, how much of the dialogue is her real words? Audiences know when they go see a movie that it is fiction. ~ Jean Jacques Annaud,
340:It is just not enough to strengthen the secret services for the fight against terrorism but it's also necessary to advance dialogue between cultures. ~ Horst Kohler,
341:Movies without meaningful dialogue play well all over the world. The Apostle is probably the best movie of the year, but it won't do squat in Korea. ~ Robert Benton,
342:I must have dialogue with the Chinese government, and dialogue requires compromise. Therefore, I'm speaking for genuine self-rule, not for independence. ~ Dalai Lama,
343:I would say the flip side to my fascination with systems is a fascination with components. So many of my books are dialogues between little and big. ~ Richard Powers,
344:The future belongs to brands that do more than pay lip-service to real dialogue and recognise that their customers want them to believe in something. ~ James Murdoch,
345:I believe a good memoir should have all of the narrative elements of a novel: character development, dialogue, descriptive language, and metaphor. ~ Danielle Trussoni,
346:It’s dialogue that gives your cast their voices, and is crucial in defining their characters—only what people do tells us more about what they’re like, ~ Stephen King,
347:We can tell a lot about these two characters just from the dialogue. Who talks like Cairo? Someone of "breeding" and a certain air of snobbishness. ~ James Scott Bell,
348:I still haven't quite caught on to the idea of writing without dialogue. I like writing dialogue, and there's nothing wrong with dialogue in movies. ~ Kenneth Lonergan,
349:The film language is still in development and the traditional dialogue is the biggest problem because nobody knows how to interpret it in 3D world. ~ Timur Bekmambetov,
350:There's something great about terrible westerns. They look like gay dancers and bad, overwrought dialogue and overacting, black and white sped up horses. ~ Alec Sulkin,
351:True peace can rarely be imposed from the outside; it must be born within and between communities through meetings and dialogue and then carried outward. ~ Jean Vanier,
352:I might be tempted to socialize more if the conversations taking place around me were half as interesting as the dialogue going on inside my head. ~ Richelle E Goodrich,
353:There will be no peace among the nations without peace among the religions. There will be no peace among the religions without dialogue among the religions. ~ Hans Kung,
354:A real value of a talk is not how it goes but what it leaves in your memory, which is one reason perhaps why dialogues in books are always so boring to read. ~ H G Wells,
355:Body language is so important, as is composition. You can not say something, and then the body reacts, and it says a lot of things dialogue can also say. ~ Anton Corbijn,
356:Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms. ~ Alfred Hitchcock,
357:For our dialogue to be open, we need to open our hearts, set aside our prejudices, listen deeply, and represent truthfully what we know and understand. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
358:In the Bhagavad-Gita, a dialogue ensues in the middle of a battlefield, symbolizing the battlefield of life which we are fighting through our illusions. ~ Frederick Lenz,
359:It's very rare to get a film script that has good dialogue. A lot of the time, you spend on film sets really fighting to find out how to say the words. ~ Keira Knightley,
360:As an actor I'm always interested in dialogue, the way the characters speak to each other. I also enjoy a bit of humor, especially when it's unexpected. ~ Michael Boatman,
361:Regimented minds cannot grasp the concept of confrontation as an open exchange of major differences with a view to settlement through genuine dialogue. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi,
362:The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them. ~ Daniel Goleman,
363:To learn bad dialogue is so difficult and so boring, and to work with a stupid director who tells you to do the wrong thing, etcetera, it's just unbearable. ~ Omar Sharif,
364:We must delve deep into history the better to engage a true dialogue of civilisations. Fear of the present can impose upon the past its own biased vision. ~ Tariq Ramadan,
365:Hollywood films are alienating to the spectator because they use too much dialogue, too much explication and leave no space for the viewer. They depress me. ~ Bruno Dumont,
366:I would take plays and I would cut out all the other dialogue and make long monologues because I felt the other kids weren't taking it as seriously as I did. ~ Sally Field,
367:Through dialogue, the teacher-of-the-students and the students-of-the-teacher cease to exist and a new term emerges: teacher-student with students-teachers. ~ Paulo Freire,
368:I look at it [Scream movie] and think, wow, I can't believe I wrote that at such a young age. I also look at it and go, ohhh ouch, that dialogue, whoa. ~ Kevin D Williamson,
369:I'm basically talking to the audience, standing alone, describing the weather. It's very rudimentary, the dialogue, saying what the weather is like that day. ~ Holly Hunter,
370:Obviously he’d seen my own failings in the pages, though I’d only meant to show him how clever my dialogue was, and how gaspingly well I’d described the sea. ~ Paula McLain,
371:Perception can be one-sided or variant: "Glass half empty or half full." There usually is more than one way of perceiving. Thoroughly check your inner dialogue. ~ T F Hodge,
372:Various channels of dialogue must be kept open to build trust. I will meet North Korea's leader if it is needed to develop relations between the two Koreas. ~ Park Geun hye,
373:We groove off of everything, any sort of live show. The inner dialogue you're having with yourself, between you and the music, is for me the search for God. ~ Tina Weymouth,
374:When the author admits to Christians that he was not a Christian himself, he says their dialogue became "distant and rehearsed, like a pitch for Ginsu knives. ~ Kevin Roose,
375:I speak to people in the languagethey understand. First I have a dialogue, if that is not understood I speak inanother language. There is no remedy for this. ~ Raj Thackeray,
376:I think I would be happy in that place I happen not to be, and this question of moving house is the subject of a perpetual dialogue I have with my soul. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
377:I have never resisted the lord in my life, and I never will. But I'm not so hungry for dialogue with him that I have to make up his part as well as my own. ~ Orson Scott Card,
378:I urge everyone to be patient and reasonable and I warn against shooting from the hip in the truest sense of the term. Pressure and dialogue are needed. ~ Jean Claude Juncker,
379:One of the chief tasks of any dialogue with the Gentile world is to prove that the distinction between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism is not a distinction at all. ~ Abba Eban,
380:Too many brands treat social media as a one way, broadcast channel, rather than a two-way dialogue through which emotional storytelling can be transferred. ~ Simon Mainwaring,
381:You can skim those stage directions and go right to the dialogue. You can almost read the movie in the same amount of time it will take you to see the movie. ~ William H Macy,
382:As an actor, you are in a unique position because you’re not only memorizing dialogue but really embodying it. You naturally feel the rhythm of good writing. ~ Jesse Eisenberg,
383:Human life and humanity come into being in genuine encounters. The hope for this hour depends upon the renewal of the immediacy of dialogue among human beings. ~ Martin Buber,
384:Much to my surprise, there's a sense for people in the cable industry that fiction writers might actually be good at script writing. You can write dialogue! ~ Matthew Specktor,
385:Scientific reasoning is a dialogue between the possible and the actual, between proposal and disposal between what might be true, and what is in fact the case. ~ Peter Medawar,
386:Isolation hones the inner voice, the unspoken dialogue between the selves – and surely there are many selves within each of us. Some uglier than others.’ There ~ Steven Erikson,
387:We have to believe that by engaging in dialogue with the other person, we have the possibility of making a change within ourselves, that we can become deeper. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
388:And in the last sentence I would like also to mention that Poland is one of the countries with which the United States has run strategic dialogues since last year. ~ Marek Belka,
389:Somewhere between college graduation and your second job, a chorus enters your internal dialogue: Be realistic and stop pretending. Life isn’t like the movies. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
390:The controlled chaos is one way to get creativity. The intensity of it, the physical rush, the intimacy created the kind of dialogue that leads to synergy... ~ Richard Holbrooke,
391:Also a good director and good dialogue. That's very important because you're bringing the words to life. So it's very important for an actor to have good dialogue. ~ Julia Garner,
392:I didn't understand how funny this play Much Ado About Nothing truly was until I became an English teacher and had to teach it. There is no wittier dialogue anywhere. ~ Dan Brown,
393:I have always believed in dialogue and in nonviolence, and if you look at my background you will see that it has always been my policy to talk to everyone. ~ Mangosuthu Buthelezi,
394:It is only through dialogue, deep listening, and passionate disagreement that we find our way to something larger than a singular and isolated point of view. ~ Henry Kimsey House,
395:May the God of peace arouse in all an authentic desire for dialogue and reconciliation. Violence cannot be overcome with violence. Violence is overcome with peace. ~ Pope Francis,
396:There is no trick to writing a believable love story, a heartbreaking scene or real-sounding dialogue. All you need is to tell the truth. It’s always heartbreaking. ~ Ethan Hawke,
397:Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected. ~ Kofi Annan,
398:Always get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start. ~ P G Wodehouse,
399:Being published in Arabic is a strong and consistent wish I have. I live in the Middle East and want to be in some sort of an unpragmatic dialogue with my neighbors. ~ Etgar Keret,
400:For me, the most gratifying projects are ones that have the potential to bring people together - to overcome differences among various groups, and to spark dialogue. ~ Nancy Kates,
401:I like writing dialogue - I can hear my characters so clearly that writing dialogue often feels as much like transcribing something as it does like creating it. ~ Lauren Grodstein,
402:I ran into an extraordinary doctor. He got up inside my head and figured out how my brain processed things, what my core values were, what my inner dialogue was. ~ Darrell Hammond,
403:It depends, because sometimes an action role can be very demanding, and sometimes a dialogue-driven character can be very demanding, and vice versa. It depends. ~ Benicio Del Toro,
404:Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don't know how to love. And love cannot exist as a monologue; it is a dialogue, a very harmonious dialogue. ~ Osho,
405:Noah Baumbach writing is really wonderful. I think the way he plays out each character with a unique voice is really impressive, and rhythmically his dialogue works. ~ Naomi Watts,
406:Once serious political dialogue has begun, the international community can assume that we have achieved genuine progress along the road to real democratisation. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi,
407:all of these dialogues, this one and the others, would, without exception, have been found in the index of any Manual of Human Relations under Mutual Incomprehension ~ Jos Saramago,
408:A new kind of mind thus beings to come into being which is based on the development of a common meaning that is constantly transforming in the process of the dialogue. ~ David Bohm,
409:However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate. ~ Claudio Hummes,
410:I am playing with my Self, I am playing with the world's soul, I am the dialogue between my Self and el espiritu del mundo. I change myself, I change the world. ~ Gloria E Anzaldua,
411:I think the biggest problem working with me would be that I'm an only child, and so I have an internal dialogue that goes on that I just assume you can hear. ~ Maynard James Keenan,
412:Memorizing dialogue has always come easy and quickly to me. My wife Eileen is also very helpful. She gives me choices, and asks me questions, and runs my lines with me. ~ Bill Mumy,
413:On MTV, the dialogue can be a little darker, more interesting and edgy... the animation is just phenomenal. It's a CGI program that's doing all the animation. ~ Neil Patrick Harris,
414:THE THIRD PRINCIPLE describes how your mind creates your reality—and how, by mastering your inner dialogue, you can literally transform reality to create abundance. ~ Deepak Chopra,
415:You're just being cryptic again. It's like soap opera sex. Lots of boring dialogue and when they finally do go to bed, everything's dark and covered by blankets. ~ Ragnar Tornquist,
416:A lot of times, you're circling around a lot of things, and then you find that one person, or that little piece of dialogue, and it doesn't always have to be in person. ~ Nick Kroll,
417:Differences in approaches do exist, and in one short moment it is impossible to overcome all of them, but i'm convinced ahead of us we have a constructive dialogue. ~ Vladimir Putin,
418:If it is in speaking their word that people, by naming the world, transform it, dialogue imposes itself as the way by which they achieve significance as human beings. ~ Paulo Freire,
419:[M]y discovering my own identity doesn't mean that I work it out in isolation, but that I negotiate it through dialogue, partly overt, partly internal, with others. ~ Charles Taylor,
420:Reading the Socratic dialogues one has the feeling: what a frightful waste of time! What's the point of these arguments that prove nothing and clarify nothing? ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein,
421:Trying to execute that kind of intricate staging in the West Wing at the same time you're doing intricate dialogue - it's like patting your head and rubbing your stomach! ~ Rob Lowe,
422:You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other, the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies. ~ Clive Owen,
423:Curious patients are more receptive to new ideas, and those who engage their health practitioners in a dialogue are much more likely to adhere to these recommendations. ~ Dean Ornish,
424:Dialogue launches language, the mind, but once it is launched we develop a new power, “inner speech,” and it is this that is indispensable for our further development, ~ Oliver Sacks,
425:Eyes are the greatest tool in film. Mr. Capra taught me that. Sure it's nice to say very good dialogue, if you can get it. But great movie acting - watch the eyes! ~ Barbara Stanwyck,
426:I can't have composite characters. I can't attribute dialogue to someone based simply on my memory and not based on notes taken at the time that the words were spoken. ~ Akhil Sharma,
427:I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it, would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue for the United States to be involved in. ~ Bob Matsui,
428:I want an open dialogue. I want husbands and wives and people in relationships to walk out of the theater thinking, "Could this happen to me? I know I'm being tempted." ~ Tyler Perry,
429:There are two sides to every dialogue, but if you accept the other side's terms without demanding equal time for your own, then they control the debate and its outcome. ~ David Weber,
430:We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations. ~ Mahmoud Abbas,
431:When my opponent's clock is going I discuss general considerations in an internal dialogue with myself. When my own clock is going I analyse conctrete variations. ~ Mikhail Botvinnik,
432:If I felt we had alienated the Unionists, it would worry me because we've spent a great deal of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties. ~ Dick Spring,
433:I think America is going to have to think through whether it wants to uplift the political dialogue or advance an approach that divides and, frankly, can lead to violence. ~ Jim Leach,
434:I think we don't do a service to dialogue between science and faith to characterize sincere people by calling them names. That inspires an even more dug-in position. ~ Richard Dawkins,
435:I think what's really happening is that a dialogue opens up between the ego and these larger, more integrated parts of the psyche that are normally hidden from view. ~ Terence McKenna,
436:I write plays because writing dialogue is the only respectable way of contradicting yourself. I put a position, rebut it, refute the rebuttal, and rebut the refutation. ~ Tom Stoppard,
437:Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don't know how to love. And love cannot exist as a monologue; it is a dialogue, a very harmonious dialogue. ~ Rajneesh,
438:Thinking and spoken discourse are the same thing, except that what we call thinking is, precisely, the inward dialogue carried on by the mind with itself without spoken sound. ~ Plato,
439:We are playwrights in that we spontaneously compose and direct dialogue, acting out various roles of a nurturer, an authority, or a character from a client's life. ~ Jeffrey A Kottler,
440:Whenever the internal dialogue stops, the world collapses, and extraordinary facets of ourselves surface, as though they had been kept heavily guarded by our words. ~ Carlos Castaneda,
441:A church of dialogue in the contemporary world... a church, taking on the mission of Jesus, which is in the world not to judge humanity, but to love it and to save it. ~ Claudio Hummes,
442:Authors we are in danger of accepting as gospel, whereas founders of discursivity provide permeable ideas that we can elaborate upon in a tradition of constructive dialogue. ~ Paul Fry,
443:I don't see Dior as something that could become mine. I see it as a dialogue with the women who wear it. I want to stay connected to them rather than to an abstract brand. ~ Raf Simons,
444:My kids will find me walking around the house talking to myself and think I'm going crazy. I like to read the scripts out loud and really get the rhythm for the dialogue. ~ John Ridley,
445:We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed. ~ Nursultan Nazarbayev,
446:When you break into song, it's not about dialogue, it's not about how you would speak in a naturalistic sense-it's about expressing your inner torment or your inner joy. ~ Julie Taymor,
447:Black wizards don't just grow up like toadstools, you know. Someone has to teach them complicated things like summoning demons, ritual magic, and clichéd villain dialogue. ~ Jim Butcher,
448:Have a dialogue between the two opposing parts and you will find that they always start out fighting each other until we come to an appreciation of difference. ~ Frederick Salomon Perls,
449:Electing pro-choice Republican women can help foster a discussion that reflects the full spectrum of views and can lead to a more balanced and responsible public dialogue. ~ Linda Lingle,
450:I am ready to have dialogue with the concerned parties once the nation is calm and the political temperatures are lowered enough for constructive and productive engagement. ~ Mwai Kibaki,
451:I attach the greatest importance to an amplification of the peace efforts in the Middle East. I would also like to see a greater dialogue between the U.S. and the EU. ~ Francois Hollande,
452:I would have preferred to have been in a film where I could've been more authentic or more human, where the dialogue and my approach to the part could have been more real. ~ Troy Donahue,
453:Photos always seem to exist as sort of stuffy, unnecessary antiques that we put in a drawer — unless we take them out, put them in current dialogue, and give them relevance. ~ Mark Klett,
454:When I first started, I didn't really know how to structure a play. I could write dialogue, but I just sort of failed beyond that, and kind of went wherever I wanted to go. ~ Sam Shepard,
455:The city I inhabit now is not the city that I moved to in 1926; it has become a mean-spirited action movie complete with repulsive plot twists and preposterous dialogue. ~ Kathleen Rooney,
456:... il n'y a pas d'amour raisonnable. Si l'on vivait une vie de seule raison, on raterait l'amour. (Rosa Candida, p.317 - et voir tout le dialogue qui précède aussi) ~ Au ur Ava lafsd ttir,
457:India seeks to be a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council... things like this don't happen automatically, you need constant dialogue and discussion with the world. ~ Pratibha Patil,
458:Learning requires curiosity, exploration, evaluation, and dialogue. To be granted the product of knowledge without this process would violate what it means to be a creature. ~ Randy Alcorn,
459:No one has lived so close to his skeleton as I have lived to mine: from which results an endless dialogue and certain truths which I manage neither to accept nor to reject. ~ Emil M Cioran,
460:We should not see print and electronic literature as in competition, but rather in conversation. The more voices that join in, the richer the dialogue is likely to be. ~ N Katherine Hayles,
461:What I do not like, the kind of high-resolution cameras, 4K, 6K, for shooting dialogue, for having faces and close-ups of actors, and you see every single pore in the skin. ~ Werner Herzog,
462:Write a smart joke and people want to talk about it and keep the dialogue going. Also, if you can make someone laugh, it's a pronouncement that they like you on some level. ~ Lizz Winstead,
463:Children do best when parents are neither overly strict nor overly permissive, providing firm structure but also allowing for dialogue, respectful conflict, and compromise. ~ Lundy Bancroft,
464:It really just gives you a sense of when you need to have dialogue and when you don't, and if your pictures are telling the story, you don't need to have all this talking. ~ Craig McCracken,
465:John Paul II called us Jews the older brothers of Christians. He represented humanity, dialogue and reconciliation, and he laid the foundation for religions to work together. ~ Moshe Katsav,
466:Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked. ~ Vicente Fox,
467:A song must move the story ahead. A song must take the place of dialogue. If a song halts the show, pushes it back, stalls it, the audience won't buy it; they'll be unhappy. ~ Dorothy Fields,
468:I didn't like people rewriting my dialogue. I didn't like the fact that we'd start a comic with the Joker, and by the time we inked it, he would have turned into the Scarecrow. ~ Neil Gaiman,
469:I have never resisted the Lord in my life, Sister LeSueur, and I never will. But I'm not so hungry for dialogue with him that I have to make up his part as well as my own. ~ Orson Scott Card,
470:I love involving actors at all levels - and they have to know that I want to hear their contributions, with dialogue, with story suggestions, with script changes, whatever. ~ Lasse Hallstrom,
471:I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page sunrise over the desert and masses of a whole essay before you get to the dialogue. ~ Anthony Hopkins,
472:What deadens us most to God's presence within us, I think, is the inner dialogue that we are continually engaged in with ourselves, the endless chatter of human thought. ~ Frederick Buechner,
473:I think I'm very strong at dialogue, I think I'm very strong in characterization. I think sometimes I use dialogue and character work to cover weaknesses in my plotting. ~ Kelly Sue DeConnick,
474:It's interesting because you feel on the one hand, we understand people from what the say, and in another sense, you'd think that you'd be able to convey more through dialogue. ~ Adrien Brody,
475:When the dialogue is on point and I feel like the overall story and message is really serving something that's socially progressive, it really makes me want to be a part of it. ~ Kofi Siriboe,
476:In this sense, reading the text is like a dialogue with the author, and the processing of two segments could be seen as analogous to the creation of an exchange in spoken discourse ~ Anonymous,
477:When you think about the person responsible for creating the character and the dialogue, Bill Monahan, who's a Boston guy, obviously, his words roll off my tongue quite nicely. ~ Mark Wahlberg,
478:Also, whenever you have direct speech, and I don't quite know why, but it always gets better in English. Dialogue, the flow of dialogue, English just has a better way with it. ~ Daniel Kehlmann,
479:I take it very seriously, music. I think it's one of the tools that a director has with which to kind of paint. The right music can sometimes do five pages of scripted dialogue. ~ Todd Phillips,
480:I think that's, it's my way of writing, it's my, it's part of you know for lack of a better word, God-given talent that I have that I'm really good at that kind of dialogue. ~ Quentin Tarantino,
481:The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue. ~ Salvatore Quasimodo,
482:To be a mentor you need to understand what's going on in a young person's life and you just want to have an internal dialogue that says, 'How can I help? Because I really care.' ~ Deepak Chopra,
483:Dialogue in fiction is always written to be read in silence. The page is the limit. Dialogue on stage and on the screen is meant to be spoken. The voice is the limit. ~ Guillermo Cabrera Infante,
484:I'd be the first person to say I can't write dialogue. My dialogue is very utilitarian and is designed to move things forward. I'm not Shakespeare. It's not designed to be poetic. ~ George Lucas,
485:I focus on darker things or bad behavior or explicit dialogue because creatively I am more interested in my mistakes and why I made them than my good deeds and my achievements. ~ Leslye Headland,
486:I hate solitude, but I am afraid of intimacy. The substance of my life is a private conversation with myself which to turn into a dialogue would be equivalent to self-destruction. ~ Iris Murdoch,
487:I liked to think I had written 'scripts' when I was in high school, but looking back at them, they were about thirty pages of wannabe-Mamet dialogue with a staple through them. ~ Lorene Scafaria,
488:She'd made him watch every Alien movie. Most of the goriest scenes were accompanied by his dialogue: 'Ach, that's no' - that's just no' right.... Bloody hell, this canna be right. ~ Kresley Cole,
489:The spirit of the holy has fallen into the unconscious, and we can no longer find this light by the official means, but only by arduous and difficult dialogue with the unconscious. ~ David Tacey,
490:When you dream, you dialogue with aspects of yourself that normally are not with you in the daytime and you discover that you know a great deal more than you thought you did. ~ Toni Cade Bambara,
491:Dialogue, contrary to popular view, is not a recording of actual speech; it is a semblance of speech, an invented language of exchanges that build in tempo or content toward climaxes. ~ Sol Stein,
492:I don't go into the studio with the idea of 'saying' something. What I do is face the blank canvas and put a few arbitrary marks on it that start me on some sort of dialogue. ~ Richard Diebenkorn,
493:I have a spiritual advisor I call up, when I just feel lost. Lately, I've been talking to God. I developed this dialogue in rehab, this dialogue with God, and every day I talk to God. ~ Andy Dick,
494:This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth. ~ William Glasser,
495:We have to engage in a dialogue with Donald Trump because he is the elected president of the United States of America. But we have to emphatically oppose his foreign policy ideas. ~ Martin Schulz,
496:When unsure of the stranger’s intentions, the best policy is to open a meaningful dialogue. “Hey, dickhead! Who taught you to shoot, Louis Braille? That arrow missed me by a mile. ~ Ilona Andrews,
497:When you do not have the dialogue to explain things, you will use everything to show and to tell the story. I think that this is what makes you believe that it is impeccable ~ Michel Hazanavicius,
498:With music, I wasn't curious anymore. There was no dialogue. By the time I stopped, I knew it wasn't going to be gone forever, but it just wasn't the right time for me to care about that. ~ Feist,
499:Every mystery novel I ever read, the great detective was such an arrogant fuck you could replace 70% of his dialogue with 'Are you stupid?' and the conversation would still make sense. ~ NisiOisiN,
500:I'm real bent on dialogue. I'm just a little bit crazy and when you put that along with 20 years as a criminal lawyer, it's pretty easy to come up with some interesting plots. ~ Christopher Darden,

--- IN CHAPTERS (in Dictionaries, in Quotes, in Chapters)



47

   5 Occultism
   3 Philosophy
   1 Christianity


   5 The Mother
   5 Carl Jung
   3 Friedrich Nietzsche
   3 Aleister Crowley
   2 Sri Ramakrishna


   5 The Mothers Agenda
   5 Aion
   3 The Secret Doctrine
   3 Liber ABA
   2 Twilight of the Idols
   2 Talks
   2 Poetics


1.00a_-_Introduction, #Magick Without Tears, #Aleister Crowley, #Occultism
  
  It is also desirable before beginning a formal meal to go through the following dialogue: Knock 3-5-3: say, "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law." The person at the other end of the table replies: "What is thy Will?" You: "It is my Will to eat and drink." He: "To what end?" You: "That my body may be fortified thereby." He: "To what end?" You: "That I may accomplish the Great Work." He: "Love is the law, love under will." You, with a single knock: "Fall to." When alone make a monologue of it: thus, Knock 3-5-3. Do what, etc. It is my Will to, etc., that my body, etc., that I may, etc., Love is, etc. Knock: and begin to eat.
  
  It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of performing these small ceremonies regularly, and being as nearly accurate as possible with regard to the times. You must not mind stopping in the middle of a crowded thoroughfare lorries or no lorries and saying the Adorations; and you must not mind snubbing your guest or your host if he or she should prove ignorant of his or her share of the dialogue. It is perhaps because these matters are so petty and trivial in appearance that they afford so excellent a training. They teach you concentration, mindfulness, moral and social courage, and a host of other virtues.
  

1.00_-_Gospel_Preface, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  
  And Swamiji added a post script to the letter: "Socratic dialogues are Plato all over you are entirely hidden. Moreover, the dramatic part is infinitely beautiful. Everybody likes it here or in the West." Indeed, in order to be unknown, Mahendranath had used the pen-name M., under which the book has been appearing till now. But so great a book cannot remain obscure for long, nor can its author remain unrecognised by the large public in these modern times. M. and his book came to be widely known very soon and to meet the growing demand, a full-sized book, Vol. I of the Gospel, translated by the author himself, was published in 1907 by the Brahmavadin Office, Madras. A second edition of it, revised by the author, was brought out by the Ramakrishna Math, Madras in December 1911, and subsequently a second part, containing new chapters from the original Bengali, was published by the same Math in 1922. The full English translation of the Gospel by Swami Nikhilananda appeared first in 1942.
  

1.01_-_Appearance_and_Reality, #The Problems of Philosophy, #Bertrand Russell, #Philosophy
  The philosopher who first brought prominently forward the reasons for regarding the immediate objects of our senses as not existing independently of us was Bishop Berkeley (1685-1753). His _Three
  dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, in Opposition to Sceptics and
  Atheists_, undertake to prove that there is no such thing as matter at all, and that the world consists of nothing but minds and their ideas.

1.01_-_'Imitation'_the_common_principle_of_the_Arts_of_Poetry., #Poetics, #Aristotle, #Philosophy
  
  There is another art which imitates by means of language alone, and that either in prose or verse--which, verse, again, may either combine different metres or consist of but one kind--but this has hitherto been without a name. For there is no common term we could apply to the mimes of Sophron and Xenarchus and the Socratic dialogues on the one hand; and, on the other, to poetic imitations in iambic, elegiac, or any similar metre. People do, indeed, add the word 'maker' or 'poet' to the name of the metre, and speak of elegiac poets, or epic (that is, hexameter) poets, as if it were not the imitation that makes the poet, but the verse that entitles them all indiscriminately to the name. Even when a treatise on medicine or natural science is brought out in verse, the name of poet is by custom given to the author; and yet Homer and Empedocles have nothing in common but the metre, so that it would be right to call the one poet, the other physicist rather than poet. On the same principle, even if a writer in his poetic imitation were to combine all metres, as Chaeremon did in his Centaur, which is a medley composed of metres of all kinds, we should bring him too under the general term poet. So much then for these distinctions.
  

1.02_-_Meditating_on_Tara, #How to Free Your Mind - Tara the Liberator, #Thubten Chodron, #unset
  which His Holiness spoke about the Gospels to Christian monastics, met in
  Bodhgaya, India, for interfaith dialogue. Father Lawrence brought a group of
  Christians to Bodhgaya, and some Buddhists attended the dialogue as well.
  Everyone practiced and discussed together. I heard from a friend who

1.03_-_Reading, #Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience, #Henry David Thoreau, #Philosophy
  
  I aspire to be acquainted with wiser men than this our Concord soil has produced, whose names are hardly known here. Or shall I hear the name of Plato and never read his book? As if Plato were my townsman and I never saw him,my next neighbor and I never heard him speak or attended to the wisdom of his words. But how actually is it? His dialogues, which contain what was immortal in him, lie on the next shelf, and yet
  I never read them. We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all, and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects. We should be as good as the worthies of antiquity, but partly by first knowing how good they were. We are a race of tit-men, and soar but little higher in our intellectual flights than the columns of the daily paper.

1.03_-_The_Syzygy_-_Anima_and_Animus, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  ing the victim of his own anima. Anyone who still had enough
  sense of humour to listen objectively to the ensuing dialogue
  would be staggered by the vast number of commonplaces, mis-
  --
  soiled platitudes of every description interspersed with vulgar
  abuse and brain-splitting lack of logic. It is a dialogue which,
  irrespective of its participants, is repeated millions and millions

1.03_-_To_Layman_Ishii, #Beating the Cloth Drum Letters of Zen Master Hakuin, #Hakuin Ekaku, #Zen
  1. The following story appears in Records of the Lamp: "Asked by a monk, 'How should a monk comport himself throughout the twenty-four hours?' Ts'ao-shan replied, 'As if passing through a region filled with poisonous insects (ku), not letting a single drop of water pass his lips.'"
  Understanding of this dialogue requires an explanation of the meanings attached to the word ku
  (translated "poisonous insects"). In Tso-chuan (Tso's Narrative), the oldest of the Chinese narrative histories, we read: "Chao-meng asked, 'What is the meaning of the word ku?' The physician answered, 'It refers to anything that causes excess, agitation, delusion, or trouble. The ideograph ku represents a jar filled with insects. The grub that insinuates its way into grain stock is also a destructive ku insect. In the Book of Changes, women who seduce men and the wind that topples trees in the mountains are also described as ku.'" The word also occurs in the records of the Sung master Hsu-t'ang: "There was a custom in the Fu-chien District prevalent since the T'ang dynasty of throwing various insects such as venomous snakes, lizards, and spiders together, waiting until only one of them remained alive, and then mixing its venom and blood into a potion to ward off evil spirits or to kill people by casting a magic spell on them" (Dictionary of Zen Sayings, 121). In the Yuan dynasty medical treatise I-fang tai ch'eng lun: "It is said that people living in the mountain fastnesses of Min-kuang put three kinds of poisonous insects into a container and bury it in the ground on the fifth day of the fifth month. They allow the insects to devour each other until only one remains, called a ku.

1.04_-_The_Origin_and_Development_of_Poetry., #Poetics, #Aristotle, #Philosophy
  
  Aeschylus first introduced a second actor; he diminished the importance of the Chorus, and assigned the leading part to the dialogue. Sophocles raised the number of actors to three, and added scene-painting.
  
  Moreover, it was not till late that the short plot was discarded for one of greater compass, and the grotesque diction of the earlier satyric form for the stately manner of Tragedy. The iambic measure then replaced the trochaic tetrameter, which was originally employed when the poetry was of the Satyric order, and had greater affinities with dancing. Once dialogue had come in, Nature herself discovered the appropriate measure.
  

1.05_-_Christ,_A_Symbol_of_the_Self, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  ent's idea of the opposite hands of God "doing violence to one
  another." Obviously Peter, the leader of the dialogue, finds it
  rather difficult to attribute the cause of evil to the Creator in
  --
  and a younger one, Christ. 53 Michaias, one of the speakers in the
  dialogue, suggests as much when he remarks that if good and
  evil were begotten in the same way they must be brothers. 54

1.10_-_THINGS_I_OWE_TO_THE_ANCIENTS, #Twilight of the Idols, #Friedrich Nietzsche, #Philosophy
  something similar on his conscience to that which the Cynics had
  who invented the _satura Menippea._ For the Platonic dialogue--this
  revoltingly self-complacent and childish kind of dialectics--to

1.14_-_Bibliography, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  Caesarius of Heisterbach. dialogue on Miracles. Translated by
  H. von E. Scott and C. C. S. Bland. London, 1929. (Original: Dia-

1.14_-_The_Structure_and_Dynamics_of_the_Self, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  54 Caesarius of Heisterbach, dialogue on Miracles, trans. Scott and Bland, Dist. I,
  chs. XXXII and XXXIV.

1.15_-_Index, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  Adamantius, dialogue of, 54*1
  

1.240_-_Talks_2, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi powers e.g., when his arm was cut by a sword, the sword was blunted without inflicting injury on him. This is making the body proof against injury (kayasiddhi). Prabhulinga offered himself to be cut. When the sword was thrust, it passed through and through his body as if it was air and there was no injury on the body. Gorak was astonished and offered himself as the disciple of Prabhulinga.
  Again, there was a dialogue between Siva and Parvati in Kailas.
  Siva said that Allama was one who would not be affected by Her blandishments. Parvati wanted to try it and so sent Her tamasic quality to incarnate as a kings daughter on the Earth in order that she might entice Allama. She grew up as a highly accomplished girl. She used to sing in the temple. Allama used to go there and play on the drum. She lost herself in the play of the drum. She fell in love with him. They met in her bedroom. When she embraced him he became intangible. She grew lovesick. But a celestial damsel was sent to remind her of her purpose on the Earth. She resolved to overthrow Allama but did not succeed. Finally she went up to Kailas. Then Parvati sent Her satvic quality who was born as a Brahman sanyasini. When she surrendered to Allama she realised his true greatness.
  --
  The disciple who has reached this stage then relates his personal experience. The liberated one is free indeed to act as he pleases, and when he leaves the mortal frame, attains absolution, and returns not to this birth which is death.
  Sri Sankara thus describes Realisation that connotes liberation as twofold, i.e., jivanmukti and videha mukti referred to above. Moreover, in this short treatise, written in the form of a dialogue between a Guru and his disciple, he has considered many relevant topics.
  

1.300_-_1.400_Talks, #Talks, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  
  Again, there was a dialogue between Siva and Parvati in Kailas.
  
  --
  
  Sri Sankara thus describes Realisation that connotes liberation as twofold, i.e., jivanmukti and videha mukti referred to above. Moreover, in this short treatise, written in the form of a dialogue between a Guru and his disciple, he has considered many relevant topics.
  

2.01_-_The_Road_of_Trials, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  skillful he can soothe the monster back again with promises of
  luxurious offerings. This moment of the dialogue with Erlik is
  the crisis of the ceremonial. The shaman passes into an ecstasy."

2.05_-_The_Tale_of_the_Vampires_Kingdom, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  
  In this nocturnal setting we can imagine a King who advances, puzzled, accompanied by his jester or court dwarf (we have the cards of the King of Swords and the Fool, which fill the bill perfectly), and we can guess a dialogue between them, which the gravedigger overhears. What is the King looking for at this hour? The card of the Queen of Cups suggests he is on his wife's trail; the jester has seen her leave the palace stealthily, and, half-joking, half in earnest, he has convinced the sovereign to follow her. Mischief-maker that he is, the dwarf suspects a Love intrigue; but the King is sure that anything his wife does can bear the light of the Sun: it is her charity work with abandoned children that keeps her constantly on the go.
  

2.08_-_The_Sword, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Occultism
  
  Heaven, in spite of the perfect plainness of the language in such dialogues as those between the Arahat Nagasena and King Milinda; and their attempts to square the text with their preconceptions will always stand as one of the great folies of the wise.
  

2.0_-_THE_ANTICHRIST, #Twilight of the Idols, #Friedrich Nietzsche, #Philosophy
  same time philosophers and whom I met for instance in those celebrated
  dialogues on the island of Naxos. At the moment when they get rid
  of their _loathing (--and we do as well!_), they will be thankful

2.14_-_The_Unpacking_of_God, #Sex Ecology Spirituality, #Ken Wilber, #Philosophy
  The loveless, beaten, battered self will let go the torment and the torture of its self-embracing ways, tire of that marriage to a special misery that it had chosen over loneliness, to nurse it through the long brutality of a life that doesn't care, surrender the murderous love affair with its own perplexed reflection, which had itself pretended to the throne of the Divine, and find instead its soul in Grace and drenched throughout with a luminous God that is its own true Being-its always and only Original Face, smiling now from the radiant Abyss, unreasonably happy in the face of every sight, set helplessly afloat on the Sea of Intimacy, adrift in currents of Compassion and caressed in unrelenting Care, one with each and one with all in mutual Self-recognition, dancing in the dawn that heralds now the Self of all that truly is, and the Community of all that well might be, and the State of all that is to come.
  And every I will sing of the Self, and every We will resonate with worship of the Divine, and every It will radiate the light of a Spirit happy to be seen, with dialogue the abode of the Gods and perception the home of Grace, and gone the lonely loveless self, the god of its own perception, and gone the Godless destiny of time and separation.
  The blessed, blessed Descent of the World Soul: in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, we will be changed, we all will be changed.

3.00_-_The_Magical_Theory_of_the_Universe, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Occultism
  of them. This was not intentional. The book was originally but a collection of
  haphazard dialogues between Frater P. and Soror A.; but on arranging the MSS.,
  they fell naturally and of necessity into this division. Conversely my knowledge of

3-5_Full_Circle, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Not actually, of course, to them; but to those among them who--reviewing their one--field, and thus amoral, specializations--participate in this unification of sciences, in which most of our ancient values reappear in modern form.
  A dialogue now becomes possible: Unified Science appears to be what Teilhard de Chardin calls depersonalized religion; religion which can thus be invested with personality, such as that of Jesus. (That is what in-carnation now comes to mean.) But as mankind approaches and reaches our planet's saturation point, incarnation and mankind's ways must change accordingly. If they do not, implacablejudgement, which transgression of moral law brings on, will surely and certainly be executed; and that, by Mankind upon itself.--Unified Science corroborates many ancient, intuited predictions, terribly.--It also shows how to avoid their happening.
  What, Dr. Campbell, are you going to do?
  --
  To this, Dr. Campbell graciously replied:
  "What I propose to do is first to congratulate you for seeing this venture through. Second, I intend to read the book insofar as my limited scientific perceptions will permit me to do. Third, I will give you my honest response to the book, something I frequently do in line of duty under the general heading of book reviews."--Our dialogue has thus begun.
  The crucial dialogues, however, will be among scientists, for our first objective has to be moral orientation of the sciences. Only with its attainment, does our ultimate aim become even possibly attainable: moral orientation of the Earth. That is the way it's said in uni-scientese. In the ideolect of our religion this goal is called the Kingdom of God.
  FIGURE V-5 The Central Order (1972 model).

5.01_-_The_Dakini,_Salgye_Du_Dalma, #The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep, #Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, #Buddhism
  If this relationship with the dakini sounds too foreign or fanciful, you may wish to psychologize it. That is all right. You can think of her as a separate being or as a symbol that you use to guide your intention and your mind. In either case, devotion and consistency are powerful assets on the spiritual journey. You may also do this practice with your yidam, if you do yidam practice, or with any deity or enlightened being; it is your efforts that make a difference in your practice, not the form. But it is also good to recognize that Salgye Du Dalma is especially associated with this practice in the Mother Tantra. There is a long history of practitioners working with her form and her energy, and making a connection with the power of the lineage can be a great support.
  Imagination is very powerful, strong enough to bind one to the sufferings of samsara for an entire life, and strong enough to make the dialogue with the dakini real. Often practitioners act toward the dharma as if it is rigid, but it is not. The dharma is flexible and the mind should be flexible with it. It is your responsibility to find how to use the dharma to support your realization.
  Rather than imagining how the day will go tomorrow, or the fight you had with the boss, or the evening ahead with your partner, it may be more helpful to create the presence of this beautiful dakini who embodies the highest goal of practice. The important point is to develop the powerful intention needed to accomplish the practice and a strong relationship to your true nature, which the dakini represents. As often as possible, pray to her for the sleep of clear light. Your intention will be strengthened each time you do.

Agenda_Vol_2, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  - there are always - Sanskrit words coming up, sentences, bits of dialogue.... This is of interest,
  because I realized that what I had seen the other day (I told you about it) and then what I saw yesterday

Agenda_Vol_4, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  movement which was the consequence, and then I described what I was seeing. When I began describing the consequence, I
  received a reply (it was a sort of dialogue between us, but without different voices and all the things we know physically),
  but the quality of the vibration was different, it had become ... instead of being supramental, if you like, it had become
  --
  (Mother first reads two lines from "The Debate of Love and Death" in "Savitri." She would like to put
  them as epigraph to the conversation of September 7, the dialogue with a materialist.)
  Listen to this:

Agenda_Vol_5, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  That's right!
  For instance, with that "dialogue with a materialist," 17 my experience lasted for two days, for hours
  on end. So there were all the arguments and counterarguments. It was extremely interesting. But I
  --
  It would be very good if there were no need to explain....
  But, for example, that "dialogue" was only the memory of the experience. When I have the
  experience WHILE you are here and describe it to you, it's much stronger.
  --
  27Mother is referring to a passage from the Agenda (September 7, 1963), which has just been published in the Bulletin
  under the title "dialogue with a Materialist."
  

Agenda_Vol_7, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  ***
  (Then Mother goes on to "Savitri," the beginning of the new dialogue
  between Savitri and Death:)
  --
  After the translation of "Savitri"
  (the dialogue with Death)
  

Agenda_Vol_8, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  professor at the Harvard University: "Huge aggregates of cells are impelled and the consciousness whirls about in strange
  landscapes for which there exist neither words nor concepts. LSD reveals cellular dialogues imperceptible to the normal
  state of consciousness, for which we have no adequate symbolic terms. You become aware of processes you never sensed

APPENDIX_I_-_Curriculum_of_A._A., #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Occultism
      The Upanishads. (S.B.E. Series.) ::: The Classical Basis of Vedantism, the best-known form of Hindu Mysticism.
      The Bhagavad-Gita. ::: A dialogue in which Krishna, the Hindu "Christ", expounds a system of Attainment.
      The Voice of the Silence, by H. P. Blavatsky, ::: with an elaborate commentary by Frater O. M.
  --
      The Dhammapada. (S.B.E. Series, Oxford University Press.) ::: The best of the Buddhist classics.
      The Questions of King Milinda. (S.B.E. Series.) ::: Technical points of Buddhist dogma, illustrated by dialogues.
      Liber 777 vel Prolegomena Symbolica Ad Systemam Sceptico-Mystic Vi Explicand, Fundamentum Hieroglyphicam Sanctissimorum Scienti Summ. ::: A complete Dictionary of the Correspondences of all magical elements, reprinted with extensive additions, making it the only standard comprehensive book of reference ever published. It is to the language of Occultism what Webster or Murray is to the English language.
  --
      Rivers of Life, by General Forlong. ::: An invaluable text-book of old systems of initiation.
      Three dialogues, by Bishop Berkeley. ::: The Classic of subjective idealism.
      Essays of David Hume. ::: The Classic of Academic Scepticism.

Blazing_P3_-_Explore_the_Stages_of_Postconventional_Consciousness, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Whats important: Sensitivity to others and the environment; feelings and caring (in response
  to the cold rationality of Orange); harmony and equality; reconciliation, consensus, dialogue,
  participation, relationships, and networking; human development, bonding and spirituality;

BOOK_II._--_PART_III._ADDENDA._SCIENCE_AND_THE_SECRET_DOCTRINE_CONTRASTED, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  AElian preserved an extract from Theophrastus written during the days of Alexander the Great. It is a
  dialogue between Midas, the Phrygian, and Silenus. The former is told of a continent that had existed
  in times of old, so immense, that Asia, Europe and Africa seemed like poor islands compared with it. It

BOOK_II._--_PART_II._THE_ARCHAIC_SYMBOLISM_OF_THE_WORLD-RELIGIONS, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  i.e., the exoteric husks of orthodox or sectarian ritualism.
  Now, having the above in view, read the dialogue between the sages Narada and Davamata in the
  Anugita, the antiquity and importance of which MS. (an episode from the Mahabharata) one can learn

BOOK_I._--_PART_I._COSMIC_EVOLUTION, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  lord, changes that intelligence, which does not understand Speech or Words, into the state of Apana,
  and thus opens the mind. Thereupon he tells her a story, a dialogue between Speech and Mind. "Both
  went to the Self of Being (i.e., to the individual Higher Self, as Nilakantha thinks, to Prajapati,

COSA_-_BOOK_IX, #The Confessions of Saint Augustine, #Saint Augustine of Hippo, #Christianity
  us with it. I confess unto Thee Thy gifts. There is a book of ours
  entitled The Master; it is a dialogue between him and me. Thou knowest
  that all there ascribed to the person conversing with me were his ideas,

Liber_46_-_The_Key_of_the_Mysteries, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
   RESUME OF THE FIRST PART
   IN THE FORM OF A dialogue
  
  --
   sing; the eighth is gambling."
   Another dialogue: ---
   "Give me five francs, sir, I am dying of hunger." "Imbecile! you are

LUX.01_-_GNOSIS, #Liber Null, #Peter J Carroll, #Occultism
  Altered states of consciousness are the key to magical powers. The particular state of mind required has a name in every tradition:
  No-mind.: Stopping the internal dialogue, passing through the eye of the needle, ain or nothing, samadhi, or one-pointedness. In this book it will be known as Gnosis. It is an extension of the magical trance by other means.
  Methods of achieving gnosis can be divided into two types. In the inhibitory mode, the mind is progressively silenced until only a single object of concentration remains. In the excitatory mode, the mind is raised to a very high pitch of excitement while concentration on the objective is maintained. Strong stimulation eventually elicits a reflex inhibition and paralyzes all but the most central function - the object of concentration. Thus strong inhibition and strong excitation end up creating the same effect - the one-pointed consciousness, or gnosis.

Maps_of_Meaning_text, #Maps of Meaning, #Jordan Peterson, #Psychology
  559
  the dialogue of the Savior, in Robinson, J.R. (1988). p. 525.
  560

Sayings_of_Sri_Ramakrishna_(text), #Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  Unfortunate that I am, these little ones are in my way."
  While listening to this dialogue between the Sannyasin and the mother-in-law, the wife of the patient
  wept bitterly and said, addressing her own parents, "For your sake, dear father and mother, I cannot

Talks_100-125, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Talk 108.
  In continuation of dialogue 105: Uddalaka explained that all proceeds from sat (as illustrated by deep sleep).
  The body takes food. Food requires water. Water requires heat to digest the food. (Tejo mulamanvichcha) It is sat parasyam devatayam (merged in the Be-ing). If we are sat sampannah (merged in the Be-ing), how is it that we do not realise it?

Talks_176-200, #Talks, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Then again Sri Bhagavan related an episode in Sri Ramas search for
  Sita. Parvati asked Siva why Rama, the Perfect Being, was grieving at the loss of Sita. Siva said that Rama was still Perfect. If the Perfection need be tested and made clear, Parvati might appear as Sita before Rama and see what happened. So she did. Rama ignored her appearance and was still crying out, Ha! Sita! Ha! Sita! and moved on like a blind man, without taking any notice of Parvati - (Cf. dialogue 218.)
  

Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo_1, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  SRI AUROBINDO: Somebody has said that X expresses all his psychology
  through the mouths of his characters in dialogue form and there is little left
  of the story itself. That is the difficulty with intellectual novels. They may
  have a lot of analysis and acute discussion but lack the life-push. And it is
  always difficult to put this life-push in dialogue form. Novels without the
  life-push cannot grip the public as a whole. It is not that stories with the lifepush have no intellectual theme. Both can go together; but the intellectual

The_Act_of_Creation_text, #The Act of Creation, #Arthur Koestler, #Psychology
  
  With an added twist you get this kind of dotty dialogue between a
  nervous bus-passenger and the conductor:
  --
  
  In i960 an anecdote in the form of an imaginary dialogue circulated
  in the satellite countries of the East:
  --
  treatises in verse; the ancient Peruvian language had a single word
  hamavec for both poet and inventor. Galileo's dialogues and polemical
  writings were literary masterpieces which had a lasting influence on
  --
  motion were made, and in the last years of resignation, when he com-
  pleted and revised the dialogue Concerning Two New Sciences in these
  creative periods we seem to be dealing with a different kind of per-
  --
  on the one hand, and of the experimental knowledge of engineers,
  artisans, and instrument-makers on the other. The dialogue Concerning
  Two New Sciences characteristically opens with a most unusual
  --
  again unlike Galileo, he was invariably, and to his opponents infuria--
  tingly, proven right. He even wrote an article in the Galilean dialogue
  style for a wine-growers trade journal. The dialogue was meant to be
  a report of Pasteur's conversation with the mayor of Vblnay, M.
  Boillot which resulted in the conversion of M. Boillot to the Pas-
  teurization of Burgundy wines. This epic dialogue starts with:
  
  --
  by Farrington (1953). pp- 130-1. 4, Butterfield (1949), p. 29. 5, Dreyer, J. L. E.
  Tycho Brake (1890), p. 14. 6, II Saggiatore. 7, dialogue on the Great World Systems,
  p. 469. 8, 12 Saggiatore, Opere, VI, p. 232. 9, dialogue Concerning Two Sciences, p. 1.
  10, dialogue on the Great World Systems, pp. 68-9. 11, Drake Stillman (1957),
  pp. 256-8. 12, Harmonice Mundi, cap. 7. 13, Hoskin, M., 'The Mind of Newton',
  --
  Galileo, Galilei, Opere. Florence: Ediz. Naz., 1929-39.
  Galileo, Galilei, dialogue Concerning Two New Sciences. Tr. H. Crew. Evanston,
  
  --
  
  de Santxllana, G., ed., Galileo Galilei dialogue on the Great World Systems.
  

The_Golden_Bough, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  procession, and sacrificed. These instances appear to have been
  notorious, if not frequent; for the writer of a dialogue attributed
  to Plato, after speaking of the immolation of human victims by the

The_Gospel_According_to_John, #The Bible, #Anonymous, #Various
  10 But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret. 11 Then the Jews sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he? 12 And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people. 13 Howbeit no man spake openly of him for fear of the Jews.
  The First dialogue in the Temple
  

The_Pilgrims_Progress, #unset, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  2. I find that men (as high as trees) will write
  dialogue-wise; yet no man doth them slight
  For writing so: indeed, if they abuse

Thus_Spoke_Zarathustra_text, #Thus Spoke Zarathustra, #Friedrich Nietzsche, #Philosophy
  books, is that they are the work of a thoroughly lonely
  man. Sometimes they are really less letters than fantastic fragments out of the soul's dialogue with itself.
  Now pleasant and polite, now such that arrogance is far

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