Market Curiosity: Exploring Markets And Systems

August 18, 2013

August Quotes and Snippets: Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. — Oscar Wilde

Filed under: Snippets — Jeff Fitzmyers @ 5:25 pm

If the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take batter care of it there . — Cecil Selig

Even moderation should not be taken to excess. — me

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. — Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

What is the only section of a grocery store a person can get stuck in for 10 years and thrive? The veggie section.

Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity. — Aaron Swartz

And we know that’s a measurement error because it’s messing up my data. — Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Keep me away from wisdom which does not cry, philosophy which does not laugh, and greatness which does not bow before children. — Ghibran.

The skill of writing is to create context in which other people can think. — Edwin Schlossberg — Tim O’Reilly Some Lessons For Startups

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. — Richard Feynman

The maximum power principle can be stated: During self organization, system designs develop and prevail that maximize power intake, energy transformation, and those uses that reinforce production and efficiency. — H.T.Odum 1995

~ It has been pointed out by Boltzmann that the fundamental object of contention in the life-struggle, in the evolution of the organic world, is available energy. In accord with this observation is the principle that, in the struggle for existence, the advantage must go to those organisms whose energy-capturing devices are most efficient in directing available energy into channels favorable to the preservation [then thriving] of the species. — A.J.Lotka 1922

Quit the world. Quit the next world. Quit quitting. — Ram Dass

There are 10 kinds of people. Those that understand binary and those that don’t. — ?

An idea is something you have; an ideology is something that has you. — ?

Authority gone to one’s head is the greatest enemy of truth. — Albert Einstein

Good propaganda fools the people who see it. Great propaganda fools the people who make it. — Dan Neil

It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear. — Red Auerbach’s famous remark about basketball coaches talking to their basketball players

There’s nothing more practical than a good theory. — Kurt Lewin, considered to be the founder of social psychology.

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. — Francis of Assisi

It’s hard to be militant in defense of moderation. — Garrison Keillor

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. — Henri Frederic Amiel

When we feel good, we are allowing good. When we don’t feel good, we are not allowing good. — Abraham

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