Quotes Collected During Spring 02016

The following quotes were added to GDT::Quotes during Spring 02016. Most recently added quotes are displayed first. Note: There were 1414 quotes when this webpage was created.

You can learn more about a person in an hour of play
than you can from a lifetime of conversation.

-- Plato (00428?bc-00348?bc) {Greek philosopher; more...} [life/play]

An error that ascribes to a man what was actually the work
of a woman has more lives than a cat.

-- Hertha Ayrton (01854-01923) {British engineer/mathematician/physicist/inventor; more...} [life]

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
-- John Muir (01838-01914) {engineer/naturalist/writer/botanist/geologist; more...} [life]

A problem well-defined is half-solved.
-- John Dewey (01859-01952) {American philosopher; more...} [life]

I counted to ten slowly, using binary notation.
-- Robert Heinlein (01907-01988) {American science fiction writer; more...} [numbersystem/binary]

College is a rip-off, the professors are teaching you
stuff because they're getting paid to do it, not because
it does you any good.

-- John Updike (01932-02009) {American novelist; more...} [education]

One of the greatest problems of our time is
that many are schooled but few are educated.

-- Sir Thomas More (01478-01535) {English lawyer/philosopher; more...} [education]

It opens up imagination and I think that's
a powerful ally for an artist.

-- Glenn Frey (01948-02016) {American songwriter/singer; more...} [life/imagination]

If you think it's too early to think about something,
it's probably slightly too late.

-- Nate Soares (?????-) {Execute Director Machine Intelligence Research Institute; more...} [life]

One began to hear it said that World War I was the chemists' war,
World War II was the physicists' war, World War III (may it never
come) will be the mathematicians' war.

-- Philip J. Davis & Reuben Hersh (?????-) {The Mathematical Experience; more...} [life/war]

Happiness is doing it rotten your own way.
-- Isaac Asimov (01920-01992) {born in Russia; American author/biochemistry professor; more...} [life]

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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 02 January 02016
Last Modified: Tuesday, 03-May-2016 04:31:01 MST