QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Fall 2008

  1. May God bless and keep you always,
    May your wishes all come true,
    May you always do for others
    And let others do for you.
    May you build a ladder to the stars
    And climb on every rung,
    May you stay Forever Young.

    -- Bob Dylan (01941-){American singer-songwriter-poet; more...} [inspirational]

  2. If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z,
    then X is work, Y is play, Z is keep your mouth shut.

    -- Albert Einstein (01879-01955) {German-born theoretical physicist; more...} [life]

  3. There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day
    is the one day that is purely American.

    -- O. Henry (01862-01910) {American writer William Potter; more...} [Thanksgiving]

  4. Responsibility educates.
    -- Wendell Phillips (01811-01884) {American abolitionist; more...} [education]

  5. Although he may not always recognize his bondage,
    modern man lives under a tyranny of numbers.

    -- Nicholas Eberstadt (?????-) {political scientist/economist; more...} [numbers]

  6. If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly
    to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when
    all persons alike share in government to the utmost.

    -- Aristotle (00384bc-00332bc) {Greek philosopher; more...} [government]

  7. The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate
    of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

    -- C.S. Lewis (01898-01963) {Irish author; more...} [future]

  8. The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional
    to the embarrassment he can tolerate. I have tolerated a lot.

    -- Doug Engelbart (01925-) {American inventor/computing guru; more...} [life]

  9. 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]

  10. If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples
    then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an
    idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each
    of us will have two ideas.

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

  11. The depth with which we understand anything is in direct
    proportion to the degree with which we have engaged in
    intellectual labor to figure it out for ourselves.

    -- Richard Paul (?????-) {authority on critical thinking; more...} [learning/intellectual labor]

  12. I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction
    of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he
    will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

    -- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life/dream]

  13. CQ + PQ > IQ    (Curiosity, Passion, Intelligence Quotients)
    -- Thomas Friedman (01953-) {American journalist; "The World is Flat"; more...} [future]

  14. As long as no one asks me, it seems to me that I know it;
    but if someone asks me and I have to explain it,
    it seems to me that I do not know it.

    -- St. Augustine (00354-00430) {philosopher and theologian; more...} [knowledge]

  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. [...] -- in fact mathematics is one area of modern science
    to which I seem to have no karmic connection at all -- [...]

    -- Tenzin Gyatso (14th Dalai Lama; 01935-) {the full quote; more...} [math]

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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gdt@deru.com]