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Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs

30 December 2011

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. – Socrates

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance i

30 December 2011

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin

One day the factory sports coach who was very strict

30 December 2011

One day the factory sports coach, who was very strict, pointed at four boys, including me, and ordered us to run in a race. I protested that I was weak and not fit to run, but the coach sent me for a physical examination and the doctor said that I was perfectly well. So I […]

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends th

29 December 2011

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. – Charles W. Eliot

If you dont think your life is worth more than someone

29 December 2011

If you don’t think your life is worth more than someone else’s, sign your donor card and kill yourself now. – Matthew V. Lewis


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