Esther Dyson Quotations

-The Internet is like alcohol in some sense. It accentuates what you would do anyway. If you want to be a loner, you can be more alone. If you want to connect, it makes it easier to connect.
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Adlai Stevenson Quotations

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set.
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Emil Zatopek Quotations

One day the factory sports coach, who was very strict, pointed at four boys, including me, and ordered us to run in a race. I protested that I was weak and not fit to run, but the coach sent me … Read the rest

Peyton Conway March

There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life — happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else.
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Adam Smith Quotations

-The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent situation and another… some of these situations may, no doubt, deserve to be preferred to others, but none … Read the rest

Robert Redford

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
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Felix E. Schelling

True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
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Michael Frayn

You can create a good impression on yourself by being right . . . but for creating a good impression on others there is nothing to beat being totally and catastrophically wrong.”
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Patanjali

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, … Read the rest