GDT::QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Fall 2006

QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Fall 2006

  1. A person who graduated yesterday and stops studying
    today is uneducated tomorrow.

    -- anonymous {seen on the back of a t-shirt on a SCC student} [life/learning]

  2. The nanoscale just happens to also be the scale at which cell biology operates. We're entering an era when we are able to use the tools of nanotechnology to answer fundamental puzzles of biology.
    -- Philip Nelson { University of Pennsylvania physics professor } [nanobio]

  3. There is work that is work and there is play that is play;
    there is play that is work and work that is play.
    And in only one of these lie happiness.

    -- Gelett Burgess (01866-01951) {poet/cartoonist; created the word blurb; more... } [life/happiness]

  4. You can live your own life... Making it happen
    Working on your own time... Laid back and laughin'

    -- Neil Young (01945-) {lyric from Last Dance (01973); sorry Neil--"a man needs a" robot(s)} [life]

  5. We are stardust... Billion year old carbon.
    -- Joni Mitchell (01943-?????) { Woodstock song on Ladies of the Canyon (01970); more... } [life]

  6. To arrive at the simple is difficult.
    -- Rashid Elisha { can't find any information about Rashid Elisha } [simplicity]

  7. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are endless.
    -- Mother Teresa (01910-01997) { founder of Missionaries of Charity in India; more... } [kindness]

  8. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods.
    You will be certain to find something you have never seen before.

    -- Alexander Graham Bell (01847-01922) {invented the telephone in 01875; more...; Mesa...} [adventure]

  9. It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my
    shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need
    a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

    -- Sam Levenson (01911-01980) {American humorist/writer/TV host/journalist; more...} [life]

  10. Art is a guaranty of sanity.
    -- Louise Bourgeois { Phoenix Convention Center mirror artist ... back side ... from floor } [art/sanity]

  11. The limits of your language are the limits of your world.
    -- Ludwig Wittgenstein (01889-01951) { Austrian philosopher who liked mathematics; more... } [communication]

  12. Wikipedia is a non-profit virtual utopia, where people
    are working for free to build something really cool: A
    living, breathing, freshly-updated, must-have, addictive,
    equal-opportunity free encyclopedia with content that reflects
    the diversity and knowledge of the society that shares the
    ownership and creation of it.

    -- Bambi Francisco {via AlwaysOn email message that started "Hello nanofoo..."} [wikipedia]

  13. September 11 was essentially a collision of early 20th-century technology: the aeroplane and the skyscraper. We don't want to see a collision of 21st-century technology.
    -- Bill Joy { computing guru born 01954; New Scientist interview 6/10/02006; more... } [cyber-bio-terrorism]

  14. On the tree outside my office.
    -- Seymour Cray (01925-01996) {computing guru; when asked where he wanted his phone; more...} [freedom/computing]

  15. Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
    -- Grigori Perelman (01966-) {Russian mathguru; awarded Fields Medal in 02006; more...} [future/learning]

  16. The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited.
    -- Plutarch (00046-00127) { Greek historian, biographer, and essayist; more... } [mind/learning]

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