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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

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Two quotes from Bertrand Russell, who was born today, quite a while ago (1872):


To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
 

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

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"Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies." - Nelson Mandela
 

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The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true

Julius R. Oppenheimer




We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them


Albert Einstein
 
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It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge

Enrico Fermi


If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day

John Archibald Wheeler
 
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For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice

Erwin Schrodinger


A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market

Austin O'Malley
 
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An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field

Niels Bohr


Humans are natural-born scientists. When we're born, we want to know why the stars shine. We want to know why the sun rises

Michio Kaku
 
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Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star

Paul Dirac


Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry

Richard P. Feynman
 
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To be kind is to respond with sensitivity and human warmth to the hopes and needs of others. Even the briefest touch of kindness can lighten a heavy heart. Kindness can change the lives of people. - Aung San Suu Kyi
 

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Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts. - Robert Fulghum
 

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Words realize nothing, vivify nothing to you, unless you have suffered in your own person the thing which the words try to describe. - Mark Twain
 

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Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star

Paul Dirac


Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry

Richard P. Feynman

Richard P. Feynman contributed so much to our world and yet is rarely praised, so I'm giving him a shout out here, THANKS R.P. FEYNMAN for every and all you gave, so freely, to our world.


:) Peace begins with a smile :)
- Mother Teresa.
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