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. – anonymous (via @tieTYT)

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

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