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I don’t know why we are here, but I am pretty sure it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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The wonder is not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man has measured it.

Anatole France

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Be the first to not do what nobody has ever thought of not doing before.

Brian Eno

 

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Stare.

It is the way to educate your eye, and more.

Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop.  Die knowing something. You are not here long.

Walker Evans

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Medicinal discovery

It moves in mighty leaps

It leapt straight past the common cold

And give it us for keeps

Pam Ayres

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Democracy is the form of society devised and maintained by those who know they don’t know everything.

Albert Camus

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Political thoughts are very like deer. They’re very delicate and don’t want you looking at them directly.

George Saunders

(Booker Prize winner whom I didn’t put my money on dammit)

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The other day I was thinking, ‘I just overthink things.’ And then I thought, ‘Do I, though?’

Demetri Martin

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We have a finite environment – the planet.  Anyone who thinks that you can have infinite growth in a finite environment is either a madman or an economist.

David Attenborough

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You can’t teach your children anything.  They learn everything from you.

Johnny Ball