Quotes

“I’m not interested in whether you’ve stood with the great; I’m interested in wherever you’ve sat with the broken” ~Sue Fitzmaurice

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemmingway, The Kingsman

“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.” – John Green, Paper Towns

“Disagreement is not oppression. Argument is not assault. Words even provocative or repugnant ones are not violence. The answer to speech we do not like is more speech” – Nicholas Christakis on Yale Advocacy

“I don’t care what anybody says; magic is real and it’s alive. It’s in nature, it’s in people, it’s in moments. I am just here to help you see it.” – Chris Ramsay

“Actually, there is a word for that. It’s love. I’m in love with her, okay? If you’re looking for the word that means caring about someone beyond all rationality and wanting them to have everything they want no matter how much it destroys you, it’s love. And when you love someone you just, you…you don’t stop, ever. Even when people roll their eyes, and call you crazy. Even then. Especially then. You just– you don’t give up. Because if I could just give up…if I could just, you know, take the whole world’s advice and– and move on and find someone else, that wouldn’t be love. That would be… that would be some other disposable thing that is not worth fighting for. But I– that is not what this is.” – Ted Mosby Explains Love, HIMYM

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

If you can learn from your own mistakes, you’re ahead of the game. If you can learn from others’ mistakes, you’ve won the game.”

“If you’re in the luckiest 1 percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.” – Warren Buffet

“The intelligent altruists, though less altruistic than unintelligent altruists, will be fitter than both unintelligent altruists and selfish individuals.” – Herbert Simon, (Give and Take)

“Spend your life doing strange things with weird people”

“Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka

A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee

Be like water” – Bruce Lee

“Everything popular is wrong” – Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
“If you can learn from your own mistakes, you’re ahead of the game. If you can learn from others’ mistakes, you’ve won the game.”
“If you sit back and spend too much time feeling good about what you did in the past, you’re going to come up short next time” – Bill Belichick
“Investing in stocks is an art, not a science, and people who’ve been trained to rigidly quantify everything have a big disadvantage.“ 

 

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Not till we are lost, in other words not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize where we are and the infinite extent of our relations.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Deciding how to spend money with respect is more difficult than making money” – Masayoshi Son

 

 

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