humanity

Simplify

2022 January 10

Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify. — Henry David Thoreau

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Idioms

2021 December 21

Two heads are better than one. — English proverb Zwei dumme, ein gedanke. — German proverb

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Being Wrong

2021 December 19

Being wrong isn’t a bad thing like they teach you in school. It is an opportunity to learn something. — Richard Feynman

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Continue

2021 December 19

Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. — Winston S. Churchill

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Crossing the Ocean

2021 December 19

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. — Andrè Gide

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Doors of Perception

2021 December 19

When the doors of perception are cleansed, man will see things as they truly are, infinite. — William Blake

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Infinity

2021 November 6

Infinity converts the possible into the inevitable. — Norman Cousins

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Perfection

2021 November 6

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

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What we do

2021 November 6

We become just by doing just actions, temperate by doing temperate actions, brave by doing brave actions. — Aristotle

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'Stupid' Questions

2021 August 26

So one should be unafraid to ask “stupid” questions, challenging conventional wisdom on a subject; the answers to these questions will occasionally lead to a surprising conclusion, but more often will simply tell you why the conventional wisdom is there in the first place, which is well worth knowing. — Terry Tao

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