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Life & Philosophy Quotes

‘Nine-tenths of education is encouragement’

“Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.”

Anatole France
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Books Quotes

Think of yourself more like a frog

He should think of himself more ‘like a frog’, she said. Shapiro was wondering whether to feel insulted when she explained: ‘You should sun yourself on a lily-pad until you get bored; then, when the time is right, you should jump to a new lily-pad and hang out there for a while. Continue this over and over, moving in whatever direction feels right.’

The Antidote by Oliver Burkeman
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‘In my next life I will try to commit more errors’

“In my next life I will try to commit more errors.”

Jorge Luis Borges
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Quotes Writing

G. K. Chesterton: ‘There are two ways of getting home’

There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there.

G. K. Chesterton
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Life & Philosophy Quotes

‘We seek the absolute everywhere and only ever find things’

We seek the absolute everywhere and only ever find things.

Novalis
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‘A true friend is one who likes you despite your achievements’

'A true friend is one who likes you despite your achievements'

“A true friend is one who likes you despite your achievements.”

Arnold Bennett
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Arts Music Quotes

Play what you know and then…

Miles Davis playing trumpet

“Play what you know and then play above that.”

Miles Davis
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Productivity & Work Quotes Science

If you can’t find a way, you’ll find an excuse

Richard Feynman

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

Richard Feynman
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Life & Philosophy Productivity & Work Quotes

Don Shula: ‘The start is what stops most people’

The start is what stops most people.

Don Shula

RIP

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Culture Life & Philosophy Quotes

Being wrong is liberating