martes, diciembre 21, 2004

Mi felicitación particular (II)

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."

-- Anatole France

"A scientist will never show any kindness for a theory which he

did not start himself."

Mark Twain, in 'A Tramp Abroad'

"Nature is an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God [o el que sigui] speaks to us every hour, if we only will tune in."

George Washington Carver

"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who

conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over

self." -- Aristotle

The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.

Lee Iacocca

"There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is

trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil."

Alfred North Whitehead

"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its

creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

The liberal view is that realities must be understood rather than imposed.

Liberals Against Terrorism Wiki

"In Europe, phones are probably the only effort that can really compete with iTunes,"

Gilles Babinet

'Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.'

Mark Twain

“Si lloras por haber perdido el sol, las lágrimas no te dejarán ver las estrellas”, decía Tagore

Una Europa pacifista dejó el camino expedito a Hitler: ¡los pacifistas fueron responsables de la Segunda Guerra Mundial!

Tzvetan Todorov

Dejemos de querer el paraíso en la Tierra y conformémonos con evitar el infierno: es menos ambicioso... pero más sensato.

Tzvetan Todorov

Lo que digo es que quienes creen encarnar el bien suelen sentir la tentación de imponérselo a otros –¡por su bien!–, incluso usando la fuerza: ¡qué peligrosa es esta tentación!

Tzvetan Todorov

The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.

Dona Barrett

"el político piensa en la próxima elección; el estadista, en la próxima generación"

La habilidad y la constancia son las armas de la debilidad.

Nicolás Maquiavelo

La gran meta de la educación no es el conocimiento, sino la acción.

Herbert Spencer

No me digas que el problema es difícil. Si no lo fuera, no sería un problema.

Ferdinand Foch

If your cool new thing doesn't generate enough money to cover costs and make a profit, it isn't innovation. It's art.

Fast Company

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

George S. Patton

"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the

usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody

thinks of complaining."

Jef Raskin

The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a

full life and having no time. It is, rather, born of a vague fear

that we are wasting our life..

Eric Hoffer

por Oriol Lloret Albert