Market Curiosity: Exploring Markets And Systems

January 20, 2013

Quotes and snippets for January 2013

Filed under: Snippets — Jeff Fitzmyers @ 1:44 pm

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean

“Leading a [shallow]happy life… is associated with being a “taker” while leading a meaningful life [true happiness] corresponds with being a “giver.”” — There’s More to Life Than Being Happy [Offering something first is also the first step in the only scientifically proven cooperation system, tit-for-tat.]

“I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.” — Adlai Stevenson, 1952 campaign speech

“SUCCESS model: they are Simple, Unusual, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories.” — Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.” — Paulo Coehlo

“We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” — Leo Buscaglia

“Love is being stupid together.” — Paul Valery

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” — Carl Sagan

“I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.” — J. D. Salinger

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” — Henry Van Dyke

“It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.” — Leo Buscaglia

“What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.” — ?

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” — C. S. Lewis

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu

“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. — Thomas Carlyle

“Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.” — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.” — Samuel Lover

“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.”

“Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.” — Saint Augustine

“We are People who need to love, because Love is the soul’s life, Love is simply creation’s greatest joy.” — Hafiz of Persia

“Education should be the process of helping everyone to discover his uniqueness.” — Leo Buscaglia

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” –Joseph Campbell

“There is always free cheese in a mousetrap.” — H. R. Gross

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” — Henry Ford

“If voting changed anything, it would be illegal.” — George Carlin

“When I hear a person talking about political solutions, I know I am not listening to a serious person.” — George Carlin

“Don’t help your patients. Frustrate them. Push them back to their impasse where they have nowhere to turn. Make them push right through their impasse.” — Fritz Perls

“…nobody can stand truth if it is told to him. Truth can be tolerated only if you discover it yourself because then, the pride of discovery makes the truth palatable.” — Fritz Perls

“Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.” — Fritz Perls

“Unkindness almost always stands for the displeasure that one has in oneself.” — Adrienne Monnier

“It’s not how much you know, but the truth and quality of what you know.” — Trader Vic (Victor Sperandeo)

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves.” — Willian Pitt 1783

“The more I unbelieve, the happier I am.” — me

“There is no left or right…only individualism or collectivism.” — G. Edward Griffin

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