John Ernst Worrell Keely quotes

  • There is a celestial mind-force, a great sympathetic force which is life itself, of which everything is composed.
    -- John Ernst Worrell Keely

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  • Matter is capable of infinite subdivision...All matter is in a state of perpetual activity [motion], whether the substance under consideration be inanimate or animated, visible or invisible...There is no dividing of matter and force into two distinct terms, as they both are ONE. FORCE is liberated matter. MATTER is force in bondage.
    -- John Ernst Worrell Keely

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  • Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.

  • The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

  • You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind ON, but what you can't keep your mind OFF.

  • Some temptations cannot be fought. One must close one's mind and fly from them

  • And unlike the rest of you, he hasn’t yet time to ruin his career or his mind." "Then he won’t do. Send him home. Get us another lunatic." "Excuse me!" [hopping up to stand in his seat] "Elassar Targon, master of the universe, reporting for duty!" "I withdraw my objection.

  • No, you can’t force other people to change. You can, however, change just about everything else. And usually, that’s enough.

  • To attain our aim we should stop at nothing even if we must join forces with the devil.

  • One of my biggest personal holdings is Rotana. That company has a very dominant force in the Middle East. It has around 45% of all the movie industry and around 75% of all the music.

  • Music is the healing force of the universe.

  • Its objects are CONTRACTS with foreign nations which have the force of law, but derive it from the obligations of good faith.