Posts Tagged ‘Quotes’

Truth or comfort

Posted: January 28, 2010 in Uncategorized
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Another great quote:

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” – CS Lewis

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Here’s a great quote

Posted: September 8, 2009 in Uncategorized
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“Too much and too long, we seem to have surrendered community excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things. … The gross national product does not [measure] the health of our children, the quality of their education, or the joy of their play. It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages; the intelligence of our public debate or the integrity of our public officials.
It measures neither our wit nor our courage; neither our wisdom nor our learning; neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country; it measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile.”

Spoken by Robert Kennedy in the US in 1968, shortly before his untimely death.

Thanks to the guys at TGIF for sourcing the quote. They run some fascinating talks early on Friday mornings at a couple of coffee shops in Gauteng. Contact them at contact@tgif.org.za to get a list of the topics – well worth the effort.

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On getting it…

Posted: February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized
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You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother – Albert Einstein

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Maybe twee, but worth repeating…

Posted: January 20, 2009 in Uncategorized
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“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

On looking out for number one…

Posted: January 12, 2009 in Uncategorized
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“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.”  Mahatma Gandhi

Consider…

Posted: January 5, 2009 in Uncategorized
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“Lottery: a tax on people who are bad at math.” – Ambrose Bierce