Quotes Collected During Summer 02013 Break

The following quotes were added to GDT::Quotes during Summer 02013 Break. Most recently added quotes are displayed first. [Note: The GDT::Quote collection started Summer 02013 Break with 1176 quotes.]

It's said that "power corrupts," but actually it's more true
that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually
attracted by other things than power.

-- David Brin (01950-) {American science fiction writer; more...} [power]

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
-- Anais Nin (01903-01977) {American author; more...} [life]

Basic research is when I am doing what I don't know what I am doing.
-- Wernher von Braun (01912-0197) {German rocket scientist; more...} [life]

I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity
will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.

-- Marie Curie (01867-01934) {Polish scientist; more...} [science/humanity]

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

-- Marie Curie (01867-01934) {Polish scientist; more...} [intelligence/life]

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
-- Marie Curie (01867-01934) {Polish scientist; more...} [ideas/life]

Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere
and the circumference nowhere.

-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French polymath; more...} [nature/infinity/zero]

To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
-- Blaise Pascal (01623-01662) {French polymath; more...} [philosophy/life]

Find more pleasure in intelligent dissent than in passive agreement,
for, if you value intelligence as you should, the former implies a
deeper agreement than the latter.

-- Bertrand Russell (01872-01970) {British philosopher/mathematician; more...} [life]

There's danger in just shoveling out money to people who say,
"My life is a little harder than it used to be." At a certain
place you've got to say to the people, "Suck it in and cope,
buddy. Suck it in and cope."

-- Charles Munger (01924-) {Vice Chairman of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway; more...} [life]

Anyone who fights for the future, lives in it today.
-- The Romantic Manifesto (01969/01975) {collection of essays by Ayn Rand; more...} [future/life]

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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 11 May 02013
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