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Subject: tp: quote source
From: john_krivas@canrem.uucp (john krivas)
Date: 1990-12-17, 00:02
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks
Reply-to: "john krivas"

pjc@mtunf.att.com (Pamela Culbreth) writes:

> > Major Briggs says something like: "There is more on heaven and earth
> > than is dreamt of in our philosophy".
> >
> > Maybe this has been discussed before, but where is this quote from?

The quote is:   "There are more things in heaven and earth, than are
dreamt of in your philosophy Horatio."

I believe Willie Shakespeare stole this line from a Greek Tragedian.

All iterations of this line basically have the same meaning:  any
attempt to rationally grasp the larger realities of life fail due to
the latter's inherent ineffability.

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