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1 Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
normal, pretence, low_profile
Albert Camus
2 Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.
hope, life, dream
Erich Maria Remarque
3 My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents.
religion, truth
Arthur C. Clarke
4 Caring about something makes people vulnerable. Not caring gives you power.
care, freedom, power
Randall Munroe 2015-01-30
5 A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for.
safety, ship, harbour
John A. Shedd 1928
6 It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
understanding
Upton Sinclair 1935
7 For perfection, infinity is a requirement.
perfection, time, deadline
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2011-09-07
8 Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
religion, law, politics
Robert A. Heinlein
9 Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi!
war
Jaroslav Hašek
10 Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
11 All art is but imitation of nature.
art, nature, science
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
12 Loneliness is for the spirit what food is for the body.
loneliness, creativity, solitude, thinking, isolation
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
13 La solitudine è per lo spirito ciò che il cibo è per il corpo.
loneliness, creativity, solitude, thinking, isolation
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
14 Age doesn’t always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.
Confucius
15 This too shall pass.
time
(Sufi adage)
16 Less is more. More or less.
relativity, less, more, quantity
(unknown)
17 A good traveller is not intent on arriving.
vacilando, travel
Lao Tzu
18 Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice!
patience, monkey
(unknown)
19 Slowly, slowly catchee monkey!
patience, monkey
(unknown)
20 Asti, asti bandar ko bakaro!
patience, monkey
(unknown)

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