Wise Quotes

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    The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.

    Plato
     



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    Always acting by his maxims in every case to bring his situation back to universal order and growth, along inherent tendencies.

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    You don’t want to be the best of the best. You just want to be the only one who does what you do.

    Jerry Garcia
     



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    We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.

    Thomas Edison
     



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    Just be ordinary and nothing special. Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you’re tired, go and lie down. The ignorant will laugh at me, but the wise will understand.

    Bruce Lee
     



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    Laziness will cause you pain.

    Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense
     



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    Capitalism is “the astonishing belief that the nastiest motives of the nastiest men somehow or other work for the best results in the best of all possible worlds.”

    John Maynard Keynes
     



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    Real artists ship.

    Steve Jobs, meaning that while making Great things is important, it is even more important to actually produce things that can be delivered to people.
     



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    I don’t have an outside life. Think of this as pretentious if you like, but I see myself as an artist, like Picasso gets up in the morning and does a bit of painting, so I’m going to be doing what I do until I die.

    Rik Mayall

     



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    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

    Malcolm S. Forbes
     



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    I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it…. People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.

    Alice Walker,The Color Purple, 1982
     



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    Pretend to be good always, and even God will be fooled.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    I don’t feel the least humble before the vastness of the heavens.

    John Maynard Keynes
     



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    The vow that binds too strictly snaps itself.

    Alfred Lord Tennyson, “The Last Tournament,” Idylls of the King
     



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    We try to create products people love to use. We create value, then think of appropriate ways of monetization.

    Peter Birch (Google)
     






               

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