Timothy Leary

(Psychedelic film)

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Consider my Situation: I was a forty nine year old man facing life in prison for encouraging people to face up to new options with courage and intelligence. The American government was being run by Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew, Robert Haldeman, G. Gordon Liddy, J. Edgar Hoover and other cynical flouters of the democratic process Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Turn on, Tune in, Drop out. Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
We hold these truths to be self evident: That all species are created different but equal; That they are endowed, each one, with certain inalienable rights; That among them are Freedom to Live, Freedom to Grow, and Freedom to pursue Happiness in their own style; Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind. Time ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Civilization is unbearable, but it is less unbearable at the top. Society
If you don't like what you're doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.
In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.
I've left specific instructions that I do not want to be brought back during a Republican administration.
Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Time
My advice to people today is as follows: if you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out. Life
Science is all metaphor. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
The universe is an intelligence test.
There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
Think for yourself and question authority.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go. History ;Intelligence, Spying, Espionage & Covert Operations
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. Women
You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.