Fave quotes

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom. —Theodore Isaac Rubin

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. —Oscar Wilde

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. —Plutarch

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. —Seneca

In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not yet the end. —Fernando Sabino, translated from Portuguese

Perfection is attained, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.

A goal without a plan is just a wish. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. —Albert Einstein

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. —Oscar Wilde

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. —Arthur Schopenhauer

The manager’s function is not to make people work, but to make it possible for people to work. —Tom Demarco

You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative; the jolliest steam-roller will not plant flowers. —Walter Lippmann

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. —Ben Franklin

Tenet of professionalism: Work 40 hrs for ur employer & another 20 hrs improving urself. Always increase ur own value. —@unclebobmartin

Better train people and risk they leave – than do nothing and risk they stay. —unknown

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders.  Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. —Eleanor Roosevelt

A problem well stated is a problem half solved.

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. —Dr Seuss

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. —George Bernard Shaw

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. —Mark Twain

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. —Peter Drucker

One impossible thing at a time. —Picard

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. —George Bernard Shaw

You can’t pour from an empty cup.

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. —Michaelangelo

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