Archive for the 'Modern Life Quotes' Category

“Life is not divided into semesters…” Bill Gates

“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.” Bill Gates

“Trying to determine what is…” Ben Hecht

“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” Ben Hecht

“We are at the very…” Richard Feynman

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.” Richard Feynman

“Time is the coin of…” Carl Sandburg

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg

“Irrigation of the land…” Michael McClary

“Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called ‘rain’.” Michael McClary

“How do you get world peace…” Wayne Dyer

“How do you get world peace. You get world peace through inner peace. If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” Wayne Dyer

“Man is the only animal…” William Hazlitt

“Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.” William Hazlitt

“First there is a time when…” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again – and, moreover, give reasons why we believe.” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“As an adolescent I aspired…” M. Cartmill

“As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life – so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.” M. Cartmill

“Love builds bridges…” R. H. Delaney

“Love builds bridges where there are none.” R. H. Delaney

“If ‘progress’ keeps up…” Frank Lloyd Wright

“If ‘progress’ keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs except for the push-button finger.” Frank Lloyd Wright

“The world is so fast…” Anonymous

“The world is so fast that there are days when the person who says it can’t be done is interrupted by the person doing it.” Anonymous