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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt. -- Anonymous.
Common sense is a collection of prejudices acquired by the age of 18. - Albert Einstein.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. - Albert Einstein.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good. - Friedrich Nietzsche.
Where the light is brightest the shadows are deepest. - Wolfgang Goethe.
What ever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. - Wolfgang Goethe.
There ain't no rules around here! We're trying to accomplish something! - Thomas A. Edison.
I have not failed. I have merely found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. - Voltaire.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. - Voltaire.
I do not seek. I find. (Je ne cherche pas je trouve). - Picasso.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo.
There is nothing great in the world that does not owe it's origin to the creative ability of an individual man. - Adolf Hitler.
Sacred cows make the best hamburgers. - Abbie Hoffmann.
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. - Gertrude Stein.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is dedicated. - Simone Weil.
I do nothing that a man of unlimited funds, superb physical endurance, and maximum scientific knowledge could not do. - Batman.
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes. - T.W. Higginson.
Be isolated, be ignored, be attacked, be in doubt, be frightened, but do not be silenced. -Bertrand Russell.
Censorship in any form is the enemy of creativity, since it cuts off the life blood of creativity: ideas. - Allan Jenkins.
Habit is the denial of freedom, the negation of creativity. A strait jacket to which the wearer is unaware. - Jay (I shit you not!)
True peace is not an easy truce; It is the fruit of genuine of openness and forgiveness. -Anon.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. - G. Housworth.
80% of life is just showing up. - Woody Allen.
Never give a man up until he has failed at something he likes. - Lewis E. lawes.
What is the difference between genius and stupidity? Genius has limits. - Albert Einstein.
If you think of it, it exists somewhere. - David Byrne. (Talking Heads).
No Question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. - G.B. Shaw.
(Inspiration) - It's hard to describe. there'll be moments when you get a spark, a gleam of light, and boom! you're gone. It seems easy. But then it goes away, and it gets so incredibly hard. - Robin Williams.
It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection. - Thomas Macauley.
What is originality? undetected plagiarism. - D.W.R. Inge.
Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can't, you're absolutely right. - Henry Ford.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure. - Oscar Wilde.
When the way comes to an end, then change. Having changed, you pass through. - I-Ching.
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. - Frank Capra.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. - James Joyce.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell.
Mud often gives the illusion of depth. - Stanilaw Lem.
The more you know, the more you know you don't know. - Aristotle.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made; what's a sundial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin.
Nothing great in politics, poetry, or the arts has ever been achieved by anyone without a melancholic temperament. - Aristotle.
Success is 99% failure. - Soichiro Honda.
Heard about the dyslexic, agnostic, insomniac? - He lies awake all night wondering if there's a dog. - (Anon).
What I say and what people hear aren't always the same thing." - Demi Moore - 'The Butcher's Wife'.
When you follow your bliss, and by bliss I mean the deep sense of being in it and doing what the push is out of your own existence, you follow that, and doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors. And where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else. - Joseph Campbell.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -- Albert Einstein.
It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity. -- Albert Einstein.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good. -- Friedrich Nietzsche.
Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration. -- Thomas Alva Edison.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. -- Albert Einstein.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. -- Albert Einstein.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. -- Albert Einstein.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. -- Albert Einstein.
As the island of our knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. -- John Wheeler.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. -- T. S. Eliot.
Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so. -- Bertrand Russell.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. -- George Bernard Shaw.
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. -- Niels Bohr.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. -- Galileo Galilei.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -- Mahatma Gandhi.
In any non-trivial axiomatic system, there are true theorems which cannot be proven. -- Kurt Godel.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it. -- Alan Kay.
We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children. -- Native American Proverb.
Life is what happens to us while we're making other plans. -- John Lennon.
Be careful while reading health books, you might die of a misprint. -- Mark Twain.
Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to. -- Mark Twain.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -- Chinese Proverb.
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. -- George Bernard Shaw.
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament. -- Florynce R. Kennedy.
It has been said that the primary function of schools is to impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. Some, with whom the schools do not succeed, become scientists. -- Knut Schmidt-Nielsen.
If you really want to be lonely, get married. -- Gloria Steinem.
In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. -- J. Robert Oppenheimer.