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  21d
"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt controlled, lest Rome become bankrupt.” Marcus Cicero, 55 BC
  21d
“People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt." Marcus Cicero, 55 BC
  21d
“To give us room to explore the varieties of mind and body into which our genome can evolve, one planet is not enough.” FREEMAN DYSON
  21d
O'Neil cylanders! We need O'Neil cylinders! Let's start building that Dyson Swarm sooner rather than later.
  19d
“Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.” ― Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves
  19d
"Figure out what works and do it" - lee kuan yew
  18d
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
-- Publilius Syrus
  18d
Don't read everything you believe.
  18d
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere" - Carl Sagan
  17d
"Rules are for the guidance of the wise and obedience of fools" - Solon, Greek Lawmaker c. 630 – c. 560 BC)
  17d
"Rules are for the guidance of the wise and the blind obedience of fools." Solon, Athenian Lawmaker c. 630 - c.560 BC
  16d
"It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it"
  16d
Nothing is rich but the inexhaustible wealth of nature.
She shows us only surfaces, but she is a million fathoms deep.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12d
"Everybody has a currency. If you want to create change, you have to identify somebody’s currency. Then, you can motivate them." - DrPhil
  12d
"The only thing worse than being in a bad relationship for a year is being in a bad relationship for a year and one day." - Dr. Phil
  11d
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Jiddu Krishnamurti
  10d
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”
  10d
"What I hear I may forget.
What I see I may remember,
But what I do I will know."
-Proverb
  9d
A paranoid is a man who knows a little of what's going on.
-- William S. Burroughs
  8d
-- Zangelbert Bingledack -- @zbingledack
  8d
The quote wouldn't fit so here's the link -- Zangelbert Bingledack -- @zbingledack
  8d
“The original is unfaithful to the translation.” ― Jorge Luis Borges
  5d
"It was a virgin forest, a place where the Hand of Man had never set foot."
  4d
If I am I because I am I, and you are you because you are you, then I am I and you are you. But if I am I because you are you and you are you because I am I, then I am not I and you are....
  2d
"Saying yes to something is often saying no to another." - Perspective
  2d
“Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” ― Vincent van Gogh