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21 All art is but imitation of nature.
art, nature, science
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
22 Život je dosť dlhý ak vieš, ako ho prežiť.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
23 If changing habits is difficult, make it a habit.
habit, change
Mattias Vral 2016-03-24
24 I would have written less, but I didn't have enough time.
time, writing, brevity, quality, thinking
Blaise Pascal 1656-12-04
25 Co blázníte, vždyť jsou tady lidi!
war
Jaroslav Hašek
26 Pomaly, pomaličky chytaj opice!
patience, monkey
(unknown)
27 Slowly, slowly catchee monkey!
patience, monkey
(unknown)
28 Asti, asti bandar ko bakaro!
patience, monkey
(unknown)
29 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
30 For perfection, infinity is a requirement.
perfection, time, deadline
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2011-09-07
31 Less is more. More or less.
relativity, less, more, quantity
(unknown)
32 A good traveller is not intent on arriving.
vacilando, travel
Lao Tzu
33 It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
understanding
Upton Sinclair 1935
34 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
35 This too shall pass.
time
(Sufi adage)
36 A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for.
safety, ship, harbour
John A. Shedd 1928
37 When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
identity, change
Lao Tzu
38 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
39 In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.
theory, practice, difference
Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
40 Space is only a two-hour drive away, if your car could go vertically upwards.
space, travel, distance, relativity
Fred Hoyle

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