Swedish Proverbs

-Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.

-Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours.

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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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John Locke Quotations

-I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

-[Children] are travelers newly arrived in a strange country of which they know nothing.

-Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking … Read the rest

Dag Hammarskjold

-The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.

-When the morning’s freshness has been replaced by the weariness of midday, when the leg muscles quiver under the strain, the … Read the rest

Psalms

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for … Read the rest

Gore Vidal

-I’m a born-again atheist.

-It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.

-Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.

-Style is knowing who you are, what you … Read the rest

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

William Gibson Quotations

-It’s impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.

-Time moves in one direction, memory in another.

-The deadliest bullshit is odorless and transparent.

-The future has already … Read the rest

Sabrina Dhawan Quotations

My darling, you have to be standing up in order to be able to fall. I mean, if you keep sitting on your ass, nothing’s gonna happen. “Only brave warriors fall off their horses in battle. How can kneeling cowards … Read the rest

Joseph Cornell

Let my mind become silent,
And my thoughts come to rest.
I want to be
All that is before me.
In self-forgetfulness,
I become everything.
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Philip Larkin Quotations

Why should I let the toad work
Squat on my life? … Ah, were I courageous enough
To shout, Stuff your pension!
But I know, all too well, that’s the stuff
That dreams are made on …
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Stanley Kubrick Quotations

-Ghost stories appeal to our craving for immortality. If you can be afraid of a ghost, then you have to believe that a ghost may exist. And if a ghost exists then oblivion might not be the end.
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Washington Irving Quotations

-An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
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Richard Wolman

By “spiritual” I do not mean the creedal formulations of any faith tradition, as much as I respect those traditions and as helpful as their insights can be. I mean the ancient and abiding human quest for connectedness with something … Read the rest

Queen Victoria Quotations

-I would earnestly warn you against trying to find out the reason for and explanation of everything. … To try and find out the reason for everything is very dangerous and leads to nothing but disappointment and dissatisfaction, unsettling your … Read the rest

Lisa Williams Quotations

The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good … Read the rest