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    Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

    Andy Warhol
     



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    Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.

    T.S. Eliot
     



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    Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.

    Swedish Proverb
     



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    Baseball players say they don’t have to look to see if they hit a home run, they can feel it.

    ~ Aaron Sorkin

     



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    It is never too late. Even if you are going to die tomorrow, keep yourself straight and clear and be a happy human being today. If you keep your situation happy day by day, you will eventually reach the greatest happiness of Enlightenment.

    Lama Yeshe
     



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    Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

    William Faulkner
     



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    My characters are galley slaves.

    Vladimir Nabokov
     



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    The typescript of George Orwell’s latest novel (1984) reached London in mid December, as promised. Warburg recognized its qualities at once (“amongst the most terrifying books I have ever read”) and so did his colleagues. An in-house memo noted “if we can’t sell 15 to 20 thousand copies we ought to be shot”.

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    I’ve learnt to really respect women on all levels. I’ve also learnt that I’ll never quite understand them, and I’m cool with that – I’ll always just be a student. I’ve also learnt that I can totally live without them and I’m proud of that. There’s gorgeous women everywhere, I go back to my room alone, do I turn into a little pile of salt and just blow away in the wind? No, I’m still here.

    Henry Rollins
     



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    The whole universe or the structure that perceives it is a worthy opponent, but try as I may I can not escape the sound of suffering. Perhaps as an old man I will take great comfort in pottering around in a lab and gently talking to students in the summer evening and will accept suffering with insouciance. But not now; men in their prime, if they have convictions are tasked to act on them.

    Julian Assange, Wikileaks
     



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    War will make a pacifist of any sane man. War is the lowest form of humanity. We’re all here. Let’s get on with it.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    [When Vonnegut tells his wife he’s going out to buy an envelope] Oh, she says, well, you’re not a poor man. You know, why don’t you go online and buy a hundred envelopes and put them in the closet? And so I pretend not to hear her. And go out to get an envelope because I’m going to have a hell of a good time in the process of buying one envelope. I meet a lot of people. And, see some great looking babes. And a fire engine goes by. And I give them the thumbs up. And, and ask a woman what kind of dog that is. And, and I don’t know. The moral of the story is, is we’re here on Earth to fart around. And, of course, the computers will do us out of that. And, what the computer people don’t realize, or they don’t care, is we’re dancing animals. You know, we love to move around. And, we’re not supposed to dance at all anymore.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    My wife has been killed by a machine which should never have come into the hands of any human being. It is called a firearm. It makes the blackest of all human wishes come true at once, at a distance: that something die. There is evil for you. We cannot get rid of mankind’s fleetingly evil wishes. We can get rid of the machines that make them come true. I give you a holy word: DISARM.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    It’s immoral to suppress a natural desire, whatever it is, because why would God give it to you otherwise? If God gives you a pleasurable experience, and then says it’s wrong, then he or she or whoever it is, is a totally dysfunctional person.

    Deepak Chopra
     



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    Linux is only free if your time has no value.

    Jamie Zawinski
     






               

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