“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.” –Arundhati Roy
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot. ~Douglas Adams, English writer.
“There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton, American businessman.
That’s what real love amounts to—letting a person be what he really is. ~Jim Morrison
Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it.
~Pope John Paul II
If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes and the quitting time. ~Chinese proverb
Bill Gates on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): “The ideal would be to separate out the idea of proving your knowledge from the way you acquired that knowledge.”