Quotes Collected During Fall 02016

The following quotes were added to GDT::Quotes during Fall 02016. Most recently added quotes are displayed first. Note: There were 1432 quotes when this webpage was created.

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the
unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world
to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the
unreasonable man.

-- George Bernard Shaw (01856-01950) {Irish playwright; more...} [life]

Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels, but old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
-- Professor Albus Dumbledore (-) { Harry Potter's "The Order of the Phoenix"; more...} [life/aging]

The key to having an interesting life is to
always say "yes" to anything crazy.

-- Freeman Dyson (01923-) {English-born American mathematician/physicist; more...} [life/crazy]

I should prefer uneloquent good sense to loquacious folly.
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC) {Roman philosopher; more...} [life/folly]

There may be occasions when it is best to behave irrationally,
but whether there are should be decided rationally.

-- I. J. Good (01916-02009) {British mathematician; more...} [rational/irrational]

The mathematician I.J. Good in the mid-1960s said the first
ultraintelligent machine is the last invention humanity will
need to make.

-- Ben Goertzel (01966-) {guru Futurist; more...} [life/AI]

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way when you criticize them, you are mile away from them, and
you have their shoes.

-- Jack Handey (01949-) {American humorist; more...} [life/criticize]

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Created: 02 September 2016
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