Patience is the art of hoping.– Luc de Clapiers
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules....– F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ladurée made the pastries for the film Marie Antoinette, directed by Sofia...– Ladurée - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Consider a turkey that is fed every day. Every single feeding will firm up the...– The Black Swan (N. N. Taleb)
Although induction is not made by reason, Hume observes that we nonetheless...– Problem of induction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Falsifiability (or refutability) is the logical possibility that an assertion...– Falsifiability - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively...– Henry S. Haskins (via willmccloud) (via quote-book)
No sane person wakes up at 5 in the morning because they want to. In fact, probably no one my age goes to bed at that time but that’s a different story. I’m somewhere in a park running at 6 because I woke up at 4 and couldn’t sleep. And either way, I tried really, really hard to fall asleep in the first place. The most weird thoughts I had these days were probably in Boots...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst– Francis Bacon
Things which are good: catching up with reading and my life in general after exams Things which are not good: period pains and the subsequent lack of sleep and appetite
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Most of human evolution took place before the advent of agriculture when men...– Sherwood ‘Sherry’ Washburn in The Tipping Point by M. Gladwell
House: And what do I do if my only option doesn't work?
Dr. Wilson: You don't give up
Some things will never ever stick with me, such as simple maths and direct marketing or anything with numbers in it, not even a ‘next in’ series of numbers; I think custard and Marmite is delicious; I like Manchester but I don’t like the weather, especially not following all the days in which I considered not taking my coat with me only to be hailed on and blown dry by the...
Direct marketing course book is full of cheeky jokes: A man in a hot air balloon realised he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a man below. He descended a bit more and shouted ‘Excuse me, can you help? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.’ The man below replied ‘You’re in a hot air balloon, hovering approximately...
Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.– Phyllis McGinley
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different...– Herman Hesse
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And...– Barbara Kingsolver
Each time you turn a newspaper’s pages, you are confronted with six or...– Can a Click Replace a Glance? | The American Prospect
First you decompose somebody into a matter stream, although taking a person...– The Final Frontier: The Science of Star Trek: Scientific American
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Theory of Receptivity. It’s the idea, often stated by young people and applied...– FADE TO ORANGE: The Theory Of Receptivity And Some Thoughts On Ethan Hawke’s Face - The Rumpus.net
Me? I’m scared of everything. I’m scared of what I saw, of what I did, of who I...– Dirty Dancing
There is always one person you love who becomes that definition. It usually...– Chuck Klosterman