Growing wiser on the wisdom (or stupidity) of others
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Monday, January 29, 2007

Tolstoy on Changing the World

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." -- Leo Tolstoy

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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Comparing Apples to Ideas

"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples, then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." -- George Bernard Shaw

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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

The Stupid and The Clever

"A stupid man's report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand." -- Bertrand Russell

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Reading Lips

"My grandfather is hard of hearing. He needs to read lips. I don’t mind him reading lips, but he uses one of those yellow highlighters." -- Brian Kiley

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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Mark Twain on Honors

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them." -- Mark Twain

spotted on a friend's IM status

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