Posts tagged "Quotes"

I did not know this, but excerpts from my blogs have been appearing regularly in a newsletter containing inspirational quotes.  Members of the Gaia Community select their favorite tidbits and then distribute them via email and the website.  Click here if you want to read a bunch of my quotes.

Here’s a great quote from Ville Keränen from Finland: “One idiot who walks gets further than five intellectuals who only talk…”

A person functioning exclusively in the Cartesian mode may be free from manifest symptoms but cannot be considered mentally healthy. Such individuals typically lead ego-centered, competitive, goal-oriented lives. Over preoccupied with their past and future, they tend to have a limited awareness of the present and thus a limited ability to derive satisfaction from ordinary […]

“The more you are like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” — Walt Disney This quote is quite appropriate given my recent blog entries (and this one too). This is great advice for any organization that wants to be more innovative. I play golf — not well, but I […]

Here is a beautiful passage that Antony, a reader in Australia, sent to me. It poetically describes how adults can rekindle their love of life by thinking like a child. This is an eloquent, simple, and compelling example of what I mean by Goal-Free Living. This is from Muhammad Ali: “Children make you want to […]

“Goals are for the future. Values are now. Goals are set. Values are lived. Goals change. Values are rocks you can count on.” From Gung Ho! by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles

Man can only have a certain number of teeth, hairs, and ideas. There comes a time when he necessarily loses his teeth, his hair, and his ideas. – Voltaire Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Don’t worry […]

“If it is possible to make yourself into a great hacker. The way to do it may be to make the following deal with yourself: you never have to work on boring projects (unless your family will starve otherwise), and in return, you’ll never allow yourself to do a half-assed job (not done properly). All […]

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