Dalan Mendonca

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Book cover for Gods and Ends
Lunch was being served at homes up and down the colony, by angry mothers and depressed wives, to ungrateful husbands and uninterested children. Peter thought about those families for a moment, remembering a time when someone served him ...more
Nelson Mandela
“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”
Nelson Mandela

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”
Anne Sweeney

“Just to clear the air, let's note first of all that whatever an intelligence test measures it is not quite the same thing as we usually mean by intelligence. It neglects such important things as leadership and creative imagination. It takes no account of social judgement or musical or artistic or other aptitudes, to say nothing of such personality matters as diligence and emotional balance.”
Darrell Huff, How to Lie with Statistics

David Bowie
“If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.”
David Bowie

Robert Hughes
“The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize."

[Modernism's Patriarch (Time Magazine, June 10, 1996)]”
Robert Hughes

25x33 Bombay Book Group — 30 members — last activity Jun 12, 2012 03:15AM
Hi Folks! Since there was no group of Bombay readers, I decided let's create one. Where all readers of Bombay can come together and discuss good readi ...more
52739 The Aspiring Polymath's Society — 616 members — last activity Sep 04, 2021 11:15PM
For readers who love to learn for learning's sake, this group features regular group reads of nonfiction from a variety of fields, or fictional reads ...more
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