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81 Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
magic, science, technology
Gregory Benford
82 Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
magic, science, technology
Arthur C. Clarke
83 How peaceful life would be without love, how safe, how tranquil. And how dull.
love, peace
The Name of the Rose (movie)
84 A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything that you have.
freedom, government
Gerald Ford
85 In abstract love of humanity one almost always only loves oneself.
love, humanity, egoism
Fyodor Dostoevsky
86 Takt je tichý dohovor mlčať o spoločných chybách, namiesto toho, aby sme sa ich zbavovali.
politeness, conformity
Erich Maria Remarque
87 Freedom is not 'choosing between black and white', but to avoid such predetermined choice.
freedom, choice
88 Faith is the path of least resistance.
Match_Point, faith
Match Point (movie)
89 There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.
evolution, beauty, nature
Charles Darwin
90 Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
dog, admiration, relativity
Ann Landers
91 Everyone hears only what he understands.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
92 What you cannot enforce, do not command.
command, management, politics, law
93 The amount of noise generated by a change is inversely proportional to the complexity of the change.
change, complexity, small_talk
C. Northcote Parkinson
94 Beauty is only a light switch away.
beauty, imagination
95 Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.
War_On_Terror, peace, war, rape, Virgin
96 The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
psychology, intelligence, social, incompetence, confidence, doubt, Bertrand_Russel
Bertrand Russell
97 Copyright is a crime against wisdom.
copyright, property, wisdom, freedom, information
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2008-01-08
98 There's nothing brave in those who expect the worst. They just fear disappointment.
pessimism, fear
Tomáš J. Fülöpp
99 All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.
religion, politics, ignorance, philosophy, manipulation
100 Výnimočnosť klíči v samote.
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2007-12-17


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