The future is already here – New Quote I Love

Saturday, 12 January, 2013

A new addition to my collection of Quotes I Love. I can’t believe I am just adding this Gibson quote now after quoting it many times before!

The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” – William Gibson


I was so fearful – New Quote I Love (with video)

Sunday, 3 April, 2011

A new “Quotes I Love” (with video) entry.

“Q: Do you ever examine  yourself to say, why is that you are so fearless compared to other people?
Ai WeiWei Answer: I was so fearful, that’s not fearless. I am more fearful than other people, may be, then I act more brave because I know the danger is really there. If you don’t act, the dangers become stronger.” – Ai WeiWei in PBS Frontline video “Who is afraid of Ai Weiwei?” (time code: ~17:25)


You don’t know what you can learn – New Quote I Love

Monday, 10 January, 2011

Here is a new addition to my list of quotes I love.

“You don’t know what you can learn until you try to learn.” – Nobel Economist Ronald Coase, in an interview conducted on 28th & 29th, December 2010 when he was 100 years old


Three new quotes from “Synthetic Life”

Thursday, 27 May, 2010

The following three English quotes were embedded in the first synthetic cell.

“To life, to err, to fail, to triumph, and to recreate life out of life.” – by James Joyce

“See things, not as they are, but as they might be.” – from “American Prometheus

“What I cannot build, I cannot understand.” by Richard Feynman

Added the above quotes to “Quotes I Love“.


“Soft eyes”: take in everything we see, not just what we are looking for – New Quote I Love

Tuesday, 23 February, 2010

“It used to be the case that there was a canon, a body of knowledge shared by all educated men and women. Now, we need the skills of a scout, the ability to learn, to follow a trail, to make sense out of faint clues, and to recognize the way forward through confused thickets. We need a sense of direction that carries us onward through the wood despite our twists and turns. We need “soft eyes” that take in everything we see, not just what we are looking for.” – Tim O’Reilly [via edge]

I’ve added the above highlighted portion to quotes I love.

[HT Kevin]


Sometimes it falls upon a generation – Quote I Love

Monday, 21 December, 2009

Another quote I love from here,

Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation.” – Nelson Mandela (UN)


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