"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." - Rudyard Kipling
The music business is a cruel and shallow trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men lie like dogs. There is also a negative side. – Hunter S Thompson
"Why sometimes I've believed as much as six impossible things before breakfast." - Lewis Carrol
"You, my dear friends, and millions all over the world who now commemorate the 50th birthday of ergot's child, we all testify gratefully that we got valuable help on the way to what Aldous Huxley said is the end and the ultimate purpose of human life - enlightenment, beatific vision, love. I think all these joyful testimonies of invaluable help by LSD should be enough to convince the health authorities, finally, of the nonsense of the prohibition of LSD and of similar psychedelics." - Dr. Albert Hofmann
Activate your neural and genetic equipment, interact harmoniously with that around you and detach from involuntary or unconscious commitments. - T Leary (paraphrased)
May 12-13: Sowed Hemp at Muddy hole by Swamp. August 7: Began to separate the Male from the Female at Do - rather too late. - George Washington Diary
“You see; wire telegraph is a kind of a very; very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here; they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.” - Albert Einstein on wireless communication
"My heart was full of joy as I took the first hit, which was oddly soft and painless. No real shock at all... Yes. These huge white lumps were not boulders. They were sheep." - Hunter S. Thompson
“Hey, I don't like cocaine... I just like the way it smells.” - Rodney Dangerfield
“ I know what I eat - I don't know what I do.” - Salvador Dali
"You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug, especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye." – Hunter S Thompson
Deliberate provocation of mystical experience, particularly by LSD and related hallucinogens, in contrast to spontaneous visionary experiences, entails dangers that must not be underestimated. Practitioners must take into account the peculiar effects of these substances, namely their ability to influence our consciousness, the innermost essence of our being. The history of LSD to date amply demonstrates the catastrophic consequences that can ensue when its profound effect is misjudged and the substance is mistaken for a pleasure drug. Special internal and external advance preparations are required; with them, an LSD experiment can become a meaningful experience. – Dr A Hoffman
To fathom or soar angelic, you'll need a pinch of psychedelic. - Humphrey Osmond
The only thing I'm high on is love...love for my son and daughters. Yes, a little LSD is all I need. – Marge Simpson
Perhaps there is nothing to learn about plants because there is nothing to say about them? - don Juan
Computer games don't affect kids; I mean, if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music. - Kristian Wilson, Nintendo Inc, 1989
"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat. "I don't much care where," said Alice. "Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat. "So long as I get SOMEWHERE," Alice added as an explanation. "Oh, you're sure to do that," said the Cat, "if only you walk long enough."
I don't want to go among mad people," Alice remarked. "Oh, you
can't help that," said the Cat. "We're all mad here. I'm mad.
do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."
“Maybe it's in the basement, let me go up stairs and check.” - M.C. Escher
“Invention is 93% perspiration, 6% inspiration, 3% electricity and 2% Butter scotch ripple.” - Willy Wonka
Marihuana produces a wide variety of symptoms in the user, including hilarity, swooning, and sexual excitement ... it often makes the smoker vicious, with a desire to fight and kill. - Scientific American magazine, 1936
"Let your freak flag fly." -Jimi Hendrix
It's better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven't. - Mark Twain