Wise Quotes

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    We should help people, not destroy them. Abraham Lincoln said we have to feed America and then Africa and the Middle East. What do we do? We sold weapons to them.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.

    Albert Einstein
     



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    His peculiar gift was the power of holding continuously in his mind a purely mental problem until he had seen it through.

    John Maynard Keynes, on Isaac Newton
     



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    Kneel down and kiss the earth, be thankful that you exist, love yourself and those around you, and enjoy the hell out of being alive.

    Craig Neil, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    Everyone should learn to do one thing supremely well because he likes it, and one thing supremely well because he detests it.

    Brigham Young
     



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    Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

    Benjamin Franklin
     



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    I’m bent on proving you can make a living as an artist and not die young and crazy like Mozart, Lenny Bruce, Dylan Thomas and so many others who risked their lives to make things they believed would be their salvation.

    John Cale
     



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    Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

    Thich Nhat Hahn
     



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    I don’t really start until I get my proofs back from the printers. Then I can begin my serious writing.

    John Maynard Keynes
     



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    Priorities are like arms: If you have more than two of them, they’re probably make-believe.

    Merlin Mann
     



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    Don’t anthropomorphize computers – they hate it.

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    The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks.

    Emerson
     



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    I sometimes wondered what the use of any of the arts was. The best thing I could come up with was what I call the canary in the coal mine theory of the arts. This theory says that artists are useful to society because they are so sensitive. They are super-sensitive. They keel over like canaries in poison coal mines long before more robust types realize that there is any danger whatsoever.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    How long do you listen to someone before your attention wanders? Someone told me 16 minutes. In this life, if you can’t explain yourself in 16 minutes you’re in a lot of trouble.

    Tony Bennett
     



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    Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You’ll find what you need to furnish it – memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

    Tad Williams
     






               

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