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Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers

“There are three ways to ultimate success:

The first way is to be kind.

The second way is to be kind.

The third way is to be kind.”

  • Fred Rogers
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Socrates 

Socrates

Socrates
Socrates

 “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”

“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.”

 “I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.”

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us”

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson

In school, rarely do we learn how data become facts, how facts become knowledge, and how knowledge becomes wisdom.

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James Cameron

James Cameron

James Cameron
James Cameron

There are many talented people who haven’t fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith. 

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Martin Niemöller

Martin Niemöller

Martin Niemöller
Martin Niemöller
Martin Niemöller, a prominent Protestant pastor who was an outspoken critic of Adolph Hitler, said:

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

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Sherlock

​There must be something comforting about the number three. People always give up after three. 

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Buddha

Buddha
Buddha

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. — Buddha

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. 

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George Carlin 

George Carlin
George Carlin
Politicians traditionally hide behind three things:

  • Flag
  • Bible
  • Children 
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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh
“Nonviolence is not a set of techniques that you can learn with your intellect,” he goes on to say. “Nonviolent action arises from the compassion, lucidity and understanding you have within.”

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Socrates 

Socrates “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”

“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.”

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”

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Pardoning president Nixon

Richard Nixon leaving office“Roosevelt had his New Deal. Truman his Fair Deal. now Ford has his crooked deal.” … one telegram from Virginia. 

Regarding President Ford pardoning former President Nixon.