QOTW :: Quote Of The Week :: Spring 2012

  1. I'm basically an optimist as a futurist, but progress seems
    to consist of taking 100 steps forward and 93 steps back...

    -- J. Storrs (Josh) Hall (01954-) {independent scientist and author; more...} [future/patience]

  2. 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]

  3. If we really want to prepare our children for the future,
    then learning needs to become addictive.

    -- "Abundance" (book: 02012) {Peter Diamandis & Steven Kotler; more...} [future/education]
    ...morphed by yottagoo in 02012...
    If we really want to prepare ourselves for the future,
    then learning needs to become addictive.

  4. Time forks perpetually toward innumerable futures.
    -- Jorge Luis Borges (01899-01986) {Argentine writer; more...} [future/time]

  5. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
    -- Thomas Jefferson (01743-01826) {3rd U.S. President (01801-01809); more...} [future/past]

  6. We are all interested in the future, for that is where
    you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.

    -- Jeron Criswell King (01907-01982) {American psychic; from Plan 9 from Outer Space; more...} [future]

  7. Formal education will make you a living;
    self-education will make you a fortune.

    -- Jim Rohn (01930-) {American business man; more...} [education]

  8. Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
    -- William Penn (01644-01718) {early champion of democracy/religious freedom; more...} [life]

  9. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
    Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in
    life is to keep your mind young.

    -- Henry Ford (01863-01947) {inventor and father of modern assembly lines; more...} [the secret]

  10. Why not improve the brain? You would want a lot of compute power.
    Perhaps in the future, we can attach a little version of Google
    that you just plug into your brain. We'll have to develop stylish
    versions, but then you'd have all of the world's knowledge
    immediately available, which is pretty exciting.

    -- Sergey Brin (01973-) {Russian-born co-founder of Google; more...} [augmented intelligence]

  11. Arizona is no longer developing through its traditional five C's--
    Cattle, Copper, Climate, Cotton and Citrus. Today (02003), Computers,
    Construction, Cargo, Communications have taken their place; the only
    constant is the Climate that brings tourists

    GDT had to add his Arizona C's as of 02012...
    'C'asinos + 'C'onsumerism ("tourists" & Wal-Mart is state's largest employer)

    -- Marshall Trimble (01939-) {Arizona's official state historian in Aizona: A Cavalcade of History; more...} [Arizona]

  12. Done is the engine of more.
    -- Bre Pettis (?????-) {#13 in The Cult of Done Manifesto; more...} [life]

  13. We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
    -- Thomas Edison (01847-01931) {American inventor (phonograph/light-bulb); more...} [knowledge]
    ...nanoized by nanofoo in 02012...
    We don't know a billionth of one percent about anything.

  14. 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.

  15. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
    -- Martin Luther King Jr. (01929-01968) {American clergyman; BAB; more...} [hope]

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