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Albert Einstein – The way to learn the most

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Albert EinsteinThat is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes. I am sometimes so wrapped up in my work that I forget about the noon meal.

Albert Einstein   (1879-1955)

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Thomas Paine – To conceive that space can have no end

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Thomas PaineIt is difficult beyond description to conceive that space can have no end; but it is more difficult to conceive an end. It is difficult beyond the power of man to conceive an eternal duration of what we call time; but it is more impossible to conceive a time when there shall be no time.

Thomas Paine   (1737-1809)
The Age of Reason

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Blaise Pascal – Time heals griefs and quarrels

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Blaise PascalTime heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves. It is like a nation which we have provoked, but meet again after two generations. They are still Frenchmen, but not the same.

Blaise Pascal  

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Horace – Time reveals and covers all

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Horace Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will conceal and cover up what is now shining with the greatest splendor.

Horace   (65 BC-8 BC)

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Albert Einstein – An hour seems like a second

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Albert EinsteinWhen you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.

Albert Einstein   (1879-1955)

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Jane Austen – Abolishing religious houses

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Jane AustenNothing can be said in his vindication, but that his abolishing Religious Houses and leaving them to the ruinous depredations of time has been of infinite use to the landscape of England in general.

Jane Austen   (1775-1817)

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Richard Feynman – The beginning of time for the human race

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Richard FeynmanWe are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.

Richard Feynman   (1918-1988)

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Steve Jobs – Do not waste your limited time

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Steve JobsYour time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary

Steve Jobs   (1955-2011)

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Aristotle – Earth change over immense period of time

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AristotleBut the whole vital process of the Earth takes place so gradually and in periods of time which are so immense compared with the length of our life, that these changes are not observed, and before their course can be recorded from beginning to end whole nations perish and are destroyed.

Aristotle   (384 BC-322 BC)

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Friedrich Nietzsche – Only two groups: slaves and free men

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Friedrich NietzscheToday as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar.

Friedrich Nietzsche   (Oct 15, 1844-Aug 25, 1900)

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Bhartrhari – The endless cycle of sunrise and sunset

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With the endless cycle of sunrise and sunset, life shortens. Engrossed in mundane tasks, man fails to notice the passage of time. Nor anxiety is felt at witnessing birth, advance of years, suffering and finally death. Oh, the world becomes intoxicated after drinking the wine of delusion.

Bhartrhari   (450-510)

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