2019-0907

Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2017-1024

Talent is like the marksman who hits a target that others cannot reach, genius like one who hits a target beyond where others can even see…

Arthur Schopenhauer
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2017-0920

Every now and then a man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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2015-0212

A man‘s ignorance sometimes is not only useful, but beautiful, while his knowledge, so called, is oftentimes worse than useless, besides being ugly. Which is the best man to deal with, he who knows nothing about a subject, and, what is extremely rare, knows that he knows nothing, or he who really knows something about it, but thinks that he knows all?

Henry David Thoreau
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2014-0531

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.

Mark Twain
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2013-0920

The scientist has marched in and taken the place of the poet. But one day somebody will find the solution to the problems of the world and remember, it will be a poet, not a scientist.

Frank Lloyd Wright
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2013-0908

Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore it if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2013-0904

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.

Frank Lloyd Wright
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2013-0219

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Henry David Thoreau
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2013-0109

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

W. Somerset Maugham
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2012-1211

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Abraham Lincoln
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