Children are trained to think linearly instead of imaginatively; they are taught to read slowly and carefully, and are discouraged from daydreaming. They are trained to reduce the use and capacity of their brain.
– Tony Buzan
- Because a person has to be either working or looking for work to be counted as part of the labor force, an increase in the number of people too discouraged to continue their search for work would reduce the unemployment rate, all else being equal – but not for a positive reason. – Ben Bernanke
- Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020. – Ray Kurzweil
- “Read it with sorrow and you will feel hate. Read it with anger and you will feel vengeful. Read it with paranoia and you will feel confusion. Read it with empathy and you will feel compassion. Read it with love and you will feel flattery. Read it with hope and you will feel positive. Read it with humor and you will
- Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged. – Colossians
- We are taught to understand correctly that courage is not the absence of fear but the capacity for action despite our fears. – John McCain
- ‘As my heart slowly rips apart, I reminisce on the times I told you I loved you, and you said I was your forever and ever, your slowly fading away to nothing as the blood starts to escape slowly down my arm, im losing touch, im losing sight, look what your doing to me.’
- I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival. – Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- I listened very, very carefully to the world around me to pick up the signals of when trouble was coming. Not that I could stop it. But it made me observant. That was helpful when I became a lawyer, because I knew how to read people’s signals. – Sonia Sotomayor
- I swam the race like I trained to swim it. It is not mathematical. I just let my body do it. It is a lot easier if you let your body do what it is trained for. – Ian Thorpe
- If you want your children to be brilliant, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be geniuses, read them more fairy tales. – Albert Einstein