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1 Limited minds can recognize limitations only in others.
Martin_Eden, limit, knowledge, wisdom
Jack London 1909
2 Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo.
time, stone, water, drop, persistence
Ovid
3 You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
change, innovation, disruption
R. Buckminster Fuller
4 All art is but imitation of nature.
art, nature, science
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
5 Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
6 Complete freedom is incompatible with life.
freedom, slavery, life
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2009-07-31
7 My objection to organized religion is the premature conclusion to ultimate truth that it represents.
religion, truth
Arthur C. Clarke
8 Miracle is an euphemism for something we do not understand.
miracle, mystery, knowledge, superstition
Tomáš J. Fülöpp
9 Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.
hope, life, dream
Erich Maria Remarque
10 By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any man.
marriage, philosophy
Socrates
11 Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
miracle
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
12 There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum.
nationalism, flag, Apollo
Arthur C. Clarke
13 Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
nature, miracle, religion, science
Saint Augustine
14 Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
normal, pretence, low_profile
Albert Camus
15 A camel is a horse designed by a committee.
planning, compromise, Camel
(unknown)
16 The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel.
travel, jet_lag, Camel, soul, adaptation
(Arabic saying)
17 As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
nothing, wisdom
Socrates
18 Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
philosophy, happiness
(unknown)
19 To the eye of enmity virtue appears the ugliest blemish.
opinion, point_of_view, beauty
Sa'di
20 The possible ranks higher than the actual.
possibility, dream, question, mystery, illusion
Martin Heidegger

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