50 Quotes

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Dante Alighieri
“The man who lies asleep will never waken fame, and his desire and all his life drift past him like a dream, and the traces of his memory fade from time like smoke in air, or ripples on a stream.”
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri
“Oh blind, oh ignorant, self-seeking cupidity whcih spurs as so in the short mortal life and steeps as through all eternity.”
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Haruki Murakami
“Nobody chooses to evolve. It's like floods and avalanches and earthquakes. You never know what's happening until they hit, then it's too late.”
Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Israelmore Ayivor
“You may work with 100% capacity every day and may not be seen by anybody for recommendation. This does not mean you should give up! The day you will decide to work at 40% may be the day you'll be seen by the person who is meant to recommend you for higher profile opportunities!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Kathryn Hurn
“How easily such a thing can become a mania, how the most normal and sensible of women once this passion to be thin is upon them, can lose completely their sense of balance and proportion and spend years dealing with this madness.”
Kathryn Hurn, HELL HEAVEN & IN-BETWEEN: One Woman's Journey to Finding Love

Israelmore Ayivor
“Five people with passion can do better than fifty people with mere desire or interest.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Jonathan Lethem
“Grips slipped. Hers had from every surface. She's shaped nothing after all, only been crushed and reshaped. No wonder she felt for the brownstones, the cripples, now filling chaotically with no regard for her plan.”
Jonathan Lethem, The Fortress of Solitude

Scott Deuty
“Thee only person I am better than is the one I was yesterday.”
Scott Deuty, Secrets of an Over 50 Former Fat Man

Scott Deuty
“Work hard, play hard, stay hard. I coined it first back 1993.”
Scott Deuty, Secrets of an Over 50 Former Fat Man

Richie Norton
“If you want to double your productively, shorten the timeline to by 50%.”
Richie Norton

Steven Magee
“50 years of the Space Race has coincided with the rise of Autism.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“At the age of 50, my Descent Fatigue is now so severe that I no longer venture to high altitudes unless I have to.”
Steven Magee