Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
I expect to pass through this world but once, therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not come this way again.
- Stephen Grellett
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.