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21 Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
22 If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit.
habit, change
Mattias Vral 2016-03-24
23 I would have written less, but I didn't have enough time.
time, writing, brevity, quality, thinking
Blaise Pascal 1656-12-04
24 Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi!
Jaroslav Hašek
25 Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice!
patience, monkey
26 Slowly, slowly catchee monkey!
patience, monkey
27 Asti, asti bandar ko bakaro!
patience, monkey
28 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
29 For perfection, infinity is a requirement.
perfection, time, deadline
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2011-09-07
30 Less is more. More or less.
relativity, less, more, quantity
31 A good traveller is not intent on arriving.
vacilando, travel
Lao Tzu
32 It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
Upton Sinclair 1935
33 Naším opravdovým osudem je možná být věčně na cestě, neustále litovat a nostalgicky toužit, stále dychtit po odpočinku, ale bez přestání bloudit. Posvátná je ve skutečnosti jen ta cesta, jejíž cíl neznáme, ale po které přesto vytrvalo jdeme, kráčejíce temnotou vstříc nebezpečí, aníž víme, co nás čeká.
travel, wander, vacilando
Stefan Zweig
34 This too shall pass.
(Sufi adage)
35 A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for.
safety, ship, harbour
John A. Shedd 1928
36 When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
identity, change
Lao Tzu
37 Very smart ideas are going to be hard for people to adopt, because most people don’t have the sophistication to recognize how good an idea is.
David Dunning
38 In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.
theory, practice, difference
Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
39 Space is only a two-hour drive away, if your car could go vertically upwards.
space, travel, distance, relativity
Fred Hoyle
40 If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
individual, collective_intelligence
(African proverb)


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