Tag: Quote of the day

Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art. —Charles McCabe

Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
—William James

We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power. —Bertrand Russell

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. —Robert Frost

Nobody buys a farm based on whether they think it’s going to rain next year. They buy it because they think it’s a good investment over 10 or 20 years. —Warren Buffett, after purchasing an additional $75m worth of Apple stock in 2018, boosting his total stake in Apple to 240.3M shares

Here I am at the turn of the millennium and I’m still the last man to have walked on the moon, somewhat disappointing. It says more about what we have not done than about what we have done. —Eugene Cernan

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.
—Logan Pearsall Smith

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things. —Ray Bradbury

…Hiroshima was the target of the first atomic attack. At the time, the atomic bomb was known only by the name “New Style Bomb,” and only the people who knew the extent of the damage in Hiroshima felt the full fear of its enormous strength. The military authorities issued orders for soldiers to carry blankets when they

Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand.
—Margaret Bourke-White

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