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The Meaning of Life

In Quotes on 2011.11.04 at 3:04 pm

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” — John Lennon

Panic!

In Quotes on 2010.09.17 at 12:46 pm

“There is a time when panic is the appropriate response.” — Eugene Kleiner (taken from this great TED talk by John Doerr)

work life balance

In Quotes on 2010.03.26 at 10:26 am

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. — Gustave Flaubert (a favorite quote of Jim Collins)

iPad Keynote

In Quotes on 2010.01.27 at 10:00 pm

“Last time there was this much excitement about a tablet, it had some commandments written on it.” — The Wall Street Journal

Winning Attitude

In Quotes on 2010.01.27 at 10:47 am

“He who will not risk cannot win.” — U.S. Naval Academy (shared by Saul Klein)

Respond to change or die.

In Quotes on 2010.01.26 at 12:01 am

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most┬áresponsive to change.” — Charles Darwin (from Aidan’s T-shirt)

Like Winning or Hate Losing?

In Quotes on 2010.01.24 at 7:49 pm

“people abhor losses more than they like equivalent gains” — Carrots dressed as sticks, The Economist

Check Your Perspective

In Quotes on 2010.01.10 at 1:49 pm

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.” — Epictetus

The Future is Uncertain

In Quotes on 2010.01.05 at 9:24 pm

“There are no facts about the future.” — Dr. David T. Hulett

Pride Precedes the Fall

In Quotes on 2010.01.05 at 8:29 pm

“We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes …” — Leona Helmsley