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  • #1
    “You become who you pretend to be.”
    Anonymous

  • #2
    Mark Twain
    “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
    Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad / Roughing It

  • #3
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #4
    Henry James
    “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
    Henry James

  • #5
    Erasmus
    “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
    Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

  • #6
    Woody Allen
    “More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.”
    Woody Allen

  • #7
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #8
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”
    Rainer Maria Rilke

  • #9
    Jhumpa Lahiri
    “You are still young, free.. Do yourself a favor. Before it's too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.”
    Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake

  • #10
    Mel Robbins
    “You can’t control how you feel. But you can always choose how you act.”
    Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

  • #11
    Mel Robbins
    “Start before you're ready.
    Don't prepare, begin.”
    Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

  • #12
    Douglas R. Hofstadter
    “I would like to understand things better, but I don’t want to understand them perfectly.”
    Douglas R. Hofstadter, Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

  • #13
    Douglas R. Hofstadter
    “A mirror mirroring a mirror”
    Douglas R. Hofstadter, I Am a Strange Loop

  • #14
    Douglas R. Hofstadter
    “In the end, we self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of self-reference.”
    Douglas Hofstadter, I Am a Strange Loop

  • #15
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #16
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #17
    César Chávez
    “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.

    Cesar Chavez
    Address to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 1984 ”
    Cesar Chavez

  • #18
    Alexander von Humboldt
    “Die gefährlichste Weltanschauung ist die Weltanschauung derer, die die Welt nie angeschaut haben. (The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world)”
    Alexander von Humboldt

  • #19
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa



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