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Quote: Marcus Aurelius Or is it your reputation thatâs bothering you? But look at how soon weâre all forgotten. The abyss of endless time that swallows it all. The emptiness of those applauding hands. The people who praise us; how capricious they are, how arbitrary. And the tiny region it takes place. The whole earth a point in space â and most of it uninhabited. Marcus Aurelius
Quote: Anthony Bourdain I am not a fan of people who abuse service staff. In fact, I find it intolerable. Itâs an unpardonable sin as far as Iâm concerned, taking out personal business or some other kind of dissatisfaction on a waiter or busboy. Anthony Bourdain
Quote: C. S. Lewis The Lion' all began with a picture of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. This picture had been in my mind since I was about sixteen. Then one day, when I was about forty, I said to myself, 'Let's try to make a story about it.' C. S. Lewis
Quote: Nelson Mandela I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazzawati teaglasses. I had a car, and I wore a chauffeur's cap with my overalls. The pose of chauffeur was convenient because I could travel under the pretext of driving my master's car. Nelson Mandela
Quote: C. S. Lewis Need-love says of a woman, "I cannot live without her"; Gift-love longs to give her happiness, comfort, protection...appreciative love gazes and holds its breath and is silent, rejoices that such a wonder should exist even if not for him, will not be wholly dejected by losing her, would rather have it so than never to have seen her at all. C. S. Lewis
Quote: Maya Angelou Black people comprehend the South. We understand its weight. It has rested on our backs... I knew that my heart would break if ever I put my foot down on that soil, moist, still, with old hurts. I had to face the fear/loathing at its source or it would consume me whole. Maya Angelou
Quote: Michio Kaku Travel In Einstein's equation, time is a river. It speeds up, meanders, and slows down. The new wrinkle is that it can have whirlpools and fork into two rivers. So, if the river of time can be bent into a pretzel, create whirlpools and fork into two rivers, then time travel cannot be ruled out. Michio Kaku Travel
Quote: Wesley Morris Kindness, I Love You Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me. Wesley Morris Kindness, I Love You
Quote: Stephen Hawking It was Einstein's dream to discover the grand design of the universe, a single theory that explains everything. However, physicists in Einstein's day hadn't made enough progress in understanding the forces of nature for that to be a realistic goal. Stephen Hawking
Quote: Kelsang Gyatso Happiness, Happy The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we will experience true happiness. But if our mind is not peaceful, we will find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best conditions. Kelsang Gyatso Happiness, Happy
Quote: Robert McKee Music, Art, Dance A fine work of art â music, dance, painting, story â has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place. Robert McKee Music, Art, Dance
Quote: Albert Einstein Einstein was once asked how many feet are in a mile. Einstein's reply was I don't know, why should I fill my brain with facts I can find in two minutes in any standard reference book? Albert Einstein
Quote: Chevy Chase Funny I would love to do a movie with Albert Brooks; we're so different, but I find him so funny, and I can be just as seemingly narcissistic as he comes off, the 'it's all about me' kind of thing. Chevy Chase Funny