Wei Wu Wei

-Destroy ‘the ego’, hound it, beat it, snub it, tell it where it gets off? Great fun, no doubt, but where is it? Must you not find it first? Isn’t there a word about catching your goose before you can … Read the rest

Edmund Phelps Quotations

If no one has been annoyed for some time by what he sees to be your irresponsibility, you should consider whether you are holding your imagination too much in check.
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David G. Myers

-We excel at making a living but often fail at making a life.
We celebrate our prosperity but yearn for purpose.
We cherish our freedoms but long for connection.
In an age of plenty, we feel spiritual hunger
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Brian Adams Quotations

-Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.… Read the rest

Li Po

The birds have vanished in the sky, and now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and I until only the mountain remains.
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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

John R. Miller Quotations

-If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
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Dave Meurer

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
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Grace Murray Hopper

From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.
ATTRIBUTION: On the removal of a 2-inch-long moth from an experimental computer at Harvard in 1945, quoted in Time 16 Apr 84
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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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Daniel Quinn

-Man’s destiny was to conquer and rule the world, and this is what he’s done–almost. He hasn’t quite made it, and it looks as though this may be his undoing. The problem is that man’s conquest of the world has … Read the rest

Larsen & George Quotations

-Nursing Education is still too often characterized by demands for “good girl” behaviour which rewards passivity and is intolerant of assertiveness; the consequences are students who are “less trouble” and who have a high survival rate in bureaucracies.
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Mary Pickford

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
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William Raspberry Quotations

-Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction – the things that constitute real success – is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile.
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Francis Bacon Quotations

-Nothing is terrible except fear itself.

-A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

-Some men covet knowledge out of a natural curiosity and inquisitive temper; some to entertain the mind with variety and delight; some for ornament … Read the rest