Quoting corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

07/03/2015

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

 

Arthur Conan Doyle (1893) - Herbert Rose Barraud
Arthur Conan Doyle (1893) – Herbert Rose Barraud
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Quoting corner!

A place for quotes from renown people. Quotes for meditation and acquiring different perspectives. Everyday quotes!

07/11/2014

“To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.” – Johann von Goethe

 

Goethe (Stieler 1828) - Joseph Stieler
Goethe (Stieler 1828) – Joseph Stieler

Quoting Corner!

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15/10/2014

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” – Karl Marx

Karl Marx - International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam
Karl Marx – International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam

Quoting Corner!

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06/10/2014

“The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.” – Michael Jordan

NBA Michael Jordan - ESPN
NBA Michael Jordan – ESPN

I never comment here because I want to give you the hypothesis of understand how the quote works for you. Everybody has a different story so I hope you understand how this quote relates to your personal life. Just giving a key word, the word game can be seen as life… I hope it makes you sense in some way 🙂

Quoting Corner!

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26/09/2014

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

"Schopenhauer" - Jules Lunteschütz
“Schopenhauer” – Jules Lunteschütz

For understanding the importance of emotions and emotional response, see António Damásio‘s work (the link here is for a quote from the neuroscientist) and Rebecca Saxe’s talk.

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21/09/2014

“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” – Orson Welles

 

"Orson Welles 1937" - Carl Van Vechten
“Orson Welles 1937” – Carl Van Vechten

This is one of my favourite quotes… Share your thoughts about this quotes in the comment section.

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19/09/2014

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

"Tyson - Apollo 40th anniversary 2009" - NASA/Bill Ingalls
“Tyson – Apollo 40th anniversary 2009” – NASA/Bill Ingalls

 

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14/09/2014

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” – Frederick Douglas

 

"Frederick Douglas portrait" - "Frederick Douglass portrait" - Photograph by George K. Warren (d. 1884)
“Frederick Douglas portrait” – “Frederick Douglass portrait” – Photograph by George K. Warren (d. 1884)

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13/09/2014

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” – Socrates, “On Exile” by Plutarch

 

Portrait of Socrates. Marble, Roman artwork (1st century), perhaps a copy of a lost bronze statue made by Lysippos.
Portrait of Socrates. Marble, Roman artwork (1st century), perhaps a copy of a lost bronze statue made by Lysippos.

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12/09/2014

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare

 

"The Chandos Portrait of William Shakespeare" - Unconfirmed
“The Chandos Portrait
of William Shakespeare” – Unconfirmed