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140d
"I can give you an argument but I can't give you an understanding" - Samuel Johnson
126d
https://elizabethnickson.substack.com/p/the-men-with-the-pitchforks-will
...the deplorables market is worth $7 Trillion.
Amazon stripped of a $7 Trillion market warms my heart.
119d
"Of all people only those are at leisure who make time for philosophy, only they truly live." - Seneca
97d
“I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through misfortune. You have passed through life without an opponent-no one can ever know what you are capable of, not even you”-S
97d
"How soothing it is to forget. And how dangerous!" - Frank Herbert
97d
“The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” - Aldous Huxley
95d
"People's opinions are mainly designed to make them feel comfortable; truth, for most people is a secondary consideration." ~ Bertrand Russell
85d
“If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.” - Yogi Bhajan
79d
"And when nobody wakes you up in the morning, and when nobody waits for you at night, and when you can do whatever you want. What do you call it, freedom or loneliness?" - Charles Bukowski
76d
“There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
72d
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." - Isaac Newton
60d
"People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do." - LEWIS CASS
59d
"The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.” - DALE TURNER
55d
"If you don’t,
 the code will not work.
 Nobody knows why this is an exception,
 it’s just one of those strange things."
 
... code in key infrastructures EVERYWHERE.

.sleep well.
43d
“Upgrade your addictions to the status of preferences. Here's the distinction between an addiction and a preference:.” - Ken Keyes Jr
42d
"Beware the investment activity that produces applause, the great moves are usually greeted by yawns." & "Don’t risk what is important to you, to get what is not important to you."
35d
“Abundance in money supply leads to scarcity elsewhere"
29d
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” - Steve Jobs
29d
“Set goals not for the outcome itself, but for who you get to become in the process.” - Jim Rohn
19d
“What need is there to weep over parts of life? The whole of it calls for tears.” - Seneca
6d
"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one." - George R. R. Martin
6d
“Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.” - Malorie Blackman
6d
“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” - Rene Descartes
6d
“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” - Mortimer J. Adler
6d
“Necessity is the mother of invention” - Plato
5d