QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Fall 2010

  1. 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]

  2. I think the first person to live to 1,000 might be 60 already.
    -- Aubrey de Grey (01963-?????) {quoted 02004; computer scientist/biomedical gerontologist; more...} [future]

  3. Thanksgiving

  4. The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
    -- Franklin P. Jones (01908-01980) {American reporter/humorist; more...} [time]

  5. Heart of Gold put me in the middle of the road. Traveling
    there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch.

    -- Neil Young (01945-) {from Decade liner notes; NeilYoung.com} [success]

  6. Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
    -- George Jean Nathan (01882-01958) {American drama critic; more...} [voting]

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

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

  8. It turns out that this learning to unlearn may
    be a lot trickier than a lot of us at first think.

    -- John Seely Brown (?????-) {Chief of Confusion; more...} [life]

  9. Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
    but it is important that you do it.

    -- Mahatma Gandhi (01869-01948) {political/spiritual leader of India; more...} [inspiration]

  10. One of my guiding principles is don't do anything that other people are doing.
    -- Seymour Cray (01925-01996) {"father" of supercomputing & its related industry; more...} [life]

  11. The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
    -- Albert Einstein (01879-01955) {German-born theoretical physicist; more...} [intelligence]

  12. 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]

  13. I'm not an optimist, neither am I a pessimist.
    I'm a very serious "possibilist."

    -- Hans Rosling (01948-) {Professor Global Health & Director of Gapminder Foundation; more...} [life]

  14. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
    Small people always do that, but the really great make you
    feel that you, too, can become great.

    -- Mark Twain (01835-01910) {American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer; more...} [life]

  15. "Is it hard?" Not if you have the right attitudes.
    It's having the right attitudes that's hard.

    -- Robert Pirsig (01928-) {American writer; more...} [life]

  16. The infinite is in the finite of every instant.
    -- Zen proverb {More Zen proverbs from Wikiquote.org} [life]
    ...nanoized by nanofoo in 02012...
    The infinite is in the finite of every infinitesimal moment of time.

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