Lu Xun Quotations

-Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a … Read the rest

Michael Shermer Quotations

-Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.

-But because we live in an age of science, we have a preoccupation with corroborating our myths.

-But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, … Read the rest

Andre Laurendeau Quotations

(Language) is at the core of the intellectual and emotional life of every personality….It is used for the trivia of (everyday) living, on the labour market, in professional activities, in several forms of recreation, in church, in clubs, in schools, … Read the rest

William J. H. Boetcker

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
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Herophilus

When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.
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John Eliot Quotations

The idea of perfect closes your mind to new standards.. When you drive hard toward one ideal, you miss opportunities and paths, not to mention hurting your confidence. Believe in your potential and then go out and explore it; don’t … Read the rest

Kazuo Inamori Quotations

-Too many people think only of their own profit. But business opportunity seldom knocks on the door of self-centered people. No customer ever goes to a store merely to please the storekeeper.
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Daniel Burnham Quotations

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but … Read the rest

Sam Harris Quotations

-The link between belief and behavior raises the stakes considerably. Some propositions are so dangerous that it may even be ethical to kill people for believing them. This may seem an extraordinary claim, but it merely enunciates an ordinary fact … Read the rest

Michael Korda

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility… in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have… is the ability to take on responsibility.
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Satchel Paige

-Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.

-Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.

-Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely … Read the rest