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21 The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
writing, philosophy, time
Omar Khayyam
22 Drink! for you know not whence you came, nor why: Drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.
philosophy
Omar Khayyam
23 Alea iacta est.
Suetonius
24 Naděje je nejkrásnější prokletí — naděje je jediné co zbývá.
hope, motivation
Jaromír Nohavica
25 Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.
paranoia
Joseph Heller
26 The universal label — Ingredients: hydrogen, time.
time, origin, hydrogen, Big_Bang, Universe
Randall Munroe 2012
27 Conception is a death sentence.
life, death, birth, conception, duality
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2005-03-11, 2016-06-25
28 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
29 Compatibility is an achievement of love, not its precondition.
love, compatibility
Alain De Botton 2016-05-29
30 Kameň čo sa kotúľa neobrastá machom.
change, travel, movement
Publilius Syrus
31 A rolling stone gathers no moss.
change, travel, movement
Publilius Syrus
32 It's easier to get into a hole than get out of it.
(Arabic saying)
33 Loneliness is for the spirit what food is for the body.
loneliness, creativity, solitude, thinking, isolation
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
34 La solitudine è per lo spirito ciò che il cibo è per il corpo.
loneliness, creativity, solitude, thinking, isolation
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
35 All art is but imitation of nature.
art, nature, science
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
36 Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
37 If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit.
habit, change
Mattias Vral 2016-03-24
38 I would have written less, but I didn't have enough time.
time, writing, brevity, quality, thinking
Blaise Pascal 1656-12-04
39 Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi!
war
Jaroslav Hašek
40 Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice!
patience, monkey
(unknown)

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