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81 Freedom is not 'choosing between black and white', but to avoid such predetermined choice.
freedom, choice
(unknown)
82 Faith is the path of least resistance.
Match_Point, faith
Match Point (movie)
83 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
84 Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
dog, admiration, relativity
Ann Landers
85 Everyone hears only what he understands.
comprehension
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
86 What you cannot enforce, do not command.
command, management, politics, law
Socrates
87 The amount of noise generated by a change is inversely proportional to the complexity of the change.
change, complexity, small_talk
C. Northcote Parkinson
88 Beauty is only a light switch away.
beauty, imagination
(unknown)
89 Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo.
time, stone, water, drop, persistence
Ovid
90 Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.
War_On_Terror, peace, war, rape, Virgin
(unknown)
91 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
92 Copyright is a crime against wisdom.
copyright, property, wisdom, freedom, information
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2008-01-08
93 There's nothing brave in those who expect the worst. They just fear disappointment.
pessimism, fear
Tomáš J. Fülöpp
94 All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.
religion, politics, ignorance, philosophy, manipulation
Lucretius
95 Výnimočnosť klíči v samote.
solitude
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2007-12-17
96 Krása je ako polarizované svetlo - vidno ju len z určitého uhla.
beauty, point_of_view
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2007-04-20
97 Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand.
China, learning, education, psychology, memory
(Chinese proverb)
98 Answers satisfy the mind, mysteries capture the heart.
mystery, answer, emotion, knowledge, mind
David Gate
99 Transparency is a foolish ideal. Life becomes intolerable without a capacity for secrets.
secret, transparency
Alain De Botton 2010-12-22
100 You are young as long as you can manage to run more kilometres than what is your age!
running, London, Marathon
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2011-04-17

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