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On Life Feb 18, 2019 quotes “Our job in this lifetime is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become On Education Feb 18, 2019 quotes “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and On Courage Feb 18, 2019 quotes ”Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill On Knowledge Feb 18, 2019 quotes “Knowledge consists in the search for truth… It is not the search for certainty.” Karl Popper On Death Feb 18, 2019 quotes ”There is no death, there is just a change of our cosmic address.” Edgar Froese On Republicans Feb 18, 2019 politics & quotes ”In reality, the gravitational center of the Republican Party is white nationalism” Avik Roy On Monsters Feb 18, 2019 quotes “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to On Opportunity Feb 18, 2019 quotes ”Opportunity is always coming but never knocks on the door. You have to get up and meet him” Bangambiki Habyarimana On Integrity Feb 18, 2019 quotes “Integrity is the essence of everything successful.” Buckminster Fuller On Man Feb 14, 2019 quotes “Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.” Werner Herzog On Creation Feb 14, 2019 quotes ”In order to make apple pie from scratch you must first create the universe.” Carl Sagan On Trouble Feb 14, 2019 quotes “So are we heading for trouble? Too soon to tell. But if we are, rest assured that we’ll have the worst possible people on the case.” Paul On Reading … And Writing Feb 14, 2019 quotes “We read often with as much talent as we write.” Ralph Waldo Emerson On Writing Feb 7, 2019 quotes ”Sometimes, when you’re writing, it feels like you’re fingers are chasing your brain, trying to get all the thoughts out on the page before they On Organization Feb 6, 2019 quotes “The organization as a rigidly reductionist mechanical beast is an endangered species. The traditional heroic leader may not be far behind.” On Beauty? Feb 4, 2019 quotes … or Power? “A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about female obedience.” Naomi On Knowledge Feb 4, 2019 quotes “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” Steven Hawking On Conversation Feb 4, 2019 quotes “I still believe in the power of something seemingly so small as two people talking in a room.” Steven Soderbergh On Time Dec 17, 2018 quotes ”Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.” Bertrand Russell On Minorities Dec 17, 2018 quotes ”The protection of minorities is vitally important; and even the most orthodox of us may find himself in a minority some day, so that we all have On Genius v Talent Dec 17, 2018 quotes ”Genius gives birth, talent delivers” Jack Kerouac On England Dec 17, 2018 quotes Nothing ever stands still. We must add to our heritage or lose it, we must grow greater or grow less, we must go forward or backward. I believe in On Change Dec 14, 2018 quotes “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis On Philosophy Dec 11, 2018 quotes “The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one On Teaching Dec 11, 2018 quotes ”Whoever leaves the most out is the best teacher.” Otto Neurath On Pictures Dec 11, 2018 quotes ”Remembering simplified pictures is better than forgetting exact numbers.” Otto Neurath On Pictures Dec 11, 2018 quotes ”Whatever can be shown by a picture must not be told in words.” Otto Neurath On Words Dec 11, 2018 quotes ”Words divide, pictures unite!” Otto Neurath Not Yet Attributed Dec 11, 2018 🗒 & quotes Sometimes I find or hear great quotes - but can’t attribute them, so I am collecting them here. “We are not waiting for anything at all anymore … On Change Nov 27, 2018 quotes “You never change things by fighting existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” R. This Is Not America Nov 26, 2018 quotes A little piece of you The little peace in me Will die For this is not America. David Bowie This quote was used on my 18th article for On Seeing Nov 25, 2018 quotes ”It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau On Life Nov 24, 2018 🎥 & quotes ”If I had to live my life again, I’d do everything the same, except that I wouldn’t see The Magus.” Woody Allen On Anger Nov 24, 2018 quotes ”When anger rises, think of the consequences.” Confucius On Misbehaving Nov 24, 2018 quotes ”I don’t say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.” Orson Welles On Heroes Nov 23, 2018 quotes ”Unhappy is the land that needs a hero.” Bertolt Brecht On Twitter Nov 23, 2018 quotes “Twitter - a stalking ground for the sanctimoniously self-righteous who love to second-guess, to leap to conclusions and be offended.” Stephen On Eternity Nov 23, 2018 quotes ”Well I’m not a scientist. But I know all things begin and end in eternity.” Thomas Jerome Newton, The Man Who Fell To Earth On Ethics Nov 23, 2018 quotes ”Any field that obsesses over ‘ethics’ as a topic independent of the work is probably doing something very unethical in that work.” Annoymous On Writing Nov 21, 2018 🖋 & quotes Turn up for work. Never stop when you are stuck. Love what you do. Be honest with yourself. Don’t hold onto poor work. Take no notice of anyone On Anger Nov 20, 2018 quotes “Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” Benjamin Franklin On Reading Nov 20, 2018 📚 & quotes “Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that On Opportunity Nov 19, 2018 quotes ”Opportunity is always coming but never knocks on the door. You have to get up and meet him” Bangambiki Habyarimana On Musicians Nov 19, 2018 🎵 & quotes “All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.” Thelonious Monk On Narcissism Nov 16, 2018 quotes “Narcissism: when one grows too old to believe in one’s uniqueness, one falls in love with one’s complexity.” JOHN FOWLES On Predictions Nov 14, 2018 quotes ”You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward.” Steve Jobs On Writing Nov 12, 2018 🖋 & quotes “One can never be alone enough to write. To see better.” Susan Sontag On Dan Rather Nov 12, 2018 🎵 & quotes I like Dan Rather. He’s a fine newsman, an interesting person to talk to, and quite a bit nuttier than most of those media types (I consider that a On Music Nov 12, 2018 🎵 & quotes ”Without music life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche On Congress Nov 12, 2018 quotes ”Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens — and then everybody disagrees.” Boris Marshalov Marshalov On Bitcoin Nov 12, 2018 quotes ”So is Bitcoin a giant bubble that will end in grief? Yes. But it’s a bubble wrapped in techno-mysticism inside a cocoon of libertarian It Didn’t Have To Be That Way Oct 8, 2018 quotes & observations ”Unlike ‘blockchain’ or ‘digital twins’, ethics and privacy are not at all new concepts. They’ve been discussion topics for philosophers and On Maintenance Oct 8, 2018 quotes “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus On Thinking Jun 25, 2018 quotes ”Never try to discourage thinking, for you are sure to succeed.” Bertrand Russell On Madness Jun 10, 2018 quotes “You’re only given a little spark of madness and if you lose that, you’re nothing.” Robin Williams On Platforms Mar 12, 2018 quotes “A platform is when the economic value of everybody that uses it, exceeds the value of the company that creates it. Then it’s a platform.” Bill On Time Oct 2, 2017 quotes ”Don’t let yesterday take up much of today.” Kim Stanley Robinson On Yourself Aug 11, 2017 quotes ”Go out and do something. It isn’t your room that’s a prison, it’s yourself.” Sylvia Plath On Business Jul 25, 2016 quotes ”Business is not just business. Business is relationships. Real humans! Real feelings!” Tina Roth Eisenberg (SwissMiss) On Oppression Dec 31, 2015 quotes ”People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.” Aldous Huxley On Next Year Dec 31, 2015 quotes ”more deep less shallow; more writing less busy; more walking less flying; more music less noise; more garden less food; more laughs less sighs; On Revolution Dec 31, 2015 quotes “It’s not a revolution if nobody loses.” Clay Shirky via Stoweboyd via Stowe Boyd On Power and Capital Dec 31, 2015 quotes “Only the unlimited accumulation of power could bring about the unlimited accumulation of capital.” Hannah Arendt, The Origins of On Control Dec 4, 2015 quotes “Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell On Powerful Ideas May 18, 2015 quotes ”Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo
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