διάφορα ρητά

“If you wouldn’t feel comfortable saying it into a megaphone at a crowded mall, then you shouldn’t post it on social media.”

“Know that the Internet has no eraser.”
— Liz Strauss

“Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.”
Pablo Picasso

“If you’re digging a hole in the wrong place, making it deeper doesn’t help anything.”
Seymour Chwast

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”
– Albert Einstein

“The more you know, the less you need.”
Yvon Chouinard

“Your Time is limited. Don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
– Steve Jobs

“You don’t stop doing things because you get old. You get old because you stop doing things.”
– Pilcher

“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.”
Andy Warhol

“The creative adult is the child who survived.”
U. LeGuin

“You are a mashup of what you let into your life.”
– Austin Kleon

“The world doesn’t care what you know. What the world cares about is what you do with what you know.”
– Tony Wagner

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”
Steve Jobs, 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

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“If you try to delight the undelightable, you’ve made yourself miserable for no reason.”
Seth Godin

“What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness.”
George Saunders

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.”
Indira Gandhi

“One of the finest protections against disappointment is to have a lot going on.”
Alain de Botton

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.”
Steve Martin

“Stop waiting for something to happen or for someone to give you permission to do things.”
– Kate Kendall

“Creativity takes courage.”
Henri Matisse

“Onwards and upwards, and never give your failures a second thought.”
George Lois

“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.”
Voltaire

“Complaining is stupid. Either act or forget.”
Stefan Sagmeister

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Κουότς

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”

Epictetus

“Pain shared is lessened, joy shared, increased.”

– Spider Robinson

“I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.”

– Stephen Roberts

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

– Unknown

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”

Bertrand Russell

“If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.”

– Bertrand Russell

“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.”

Abraham Lincoln

“If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.”

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Κουότς

“One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.”

Bertrand Russell

“Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”

William Faulkner

“A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”

Robert Browning

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”

Upton Sinclair

“You don’t get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion.”

L. Ron Hubbard

“Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.”

William Somerset Maugham

“You can’t solve a problem with the same mind that created it.”

Albert Einstein

Χένρυ Μίλλερ

” What people did to me didn’t bother me nearly so much as what they were doing to others or to themselves. I was really so damned well off inside that I had to take on the problems of the world. And that’s why I was in a mess all the time … ”

Henry Miller – Tropic of Capricorn

” Generosity—do you hear? You never practice it, any of you … To be generous is to say Yes before the man even opens his mouth. ”

– Henry Miller – Tropic of Capricorn

Κουότς

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.”
eden ahbez

“Love without reason lasts the longest.”
— Unknown

“Sometimes your light shines so bright that it blinds people from seeing who you really are.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“When I hear somebody sigh “Life is hard” I’m always tempted to ask “Compared to what?”
Sydney Harris

“Not easily may an individual escape the deep slavery of the herd.”
Algernon Blackwood

“Curiosity is the lust of the mind.”
Thomas Hobbes

“More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.”
Woody Allen

Κουότς

Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awaken people’s curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark. If there is some good inflammable stuff, it will catch fire.

Anatole France

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the mountains and the stars up above. Let them look at the beauty of the waters and the trees and flowers on earth. They will then begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

– David Polis

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living and countless numbers are still unborn.

—IROQUOIS CHIEFTAIN

Don’t settle, roam over the prairies.

SEMINOLE Proverb

Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.

SIOUX Prayer

Let your walks now be a little more adventurous.

Henry David Thoreau