If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein (via stuff—n—things)
Cultural analysis is intrinsically incomplete. And, worse than that, the more deeply it goes the less complete it is.
― Clifford Geertz
Man is an animal suspendid in webs of significance that he himself has spun.
- Clifford Geertz