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  • Greg Anderson
    Greg Anderson
    American author 1964-
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    Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
    Source: The quotable Kofi Annan: selections from speeches and statements by the Secretary-General (1998)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
  • Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who can not, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
  • Pauline Kael
    Pauline Kael
    American film critic
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    In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
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    Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.
  • Edward Young
    Edward Young
    British poet 1683-1765
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    Those who build beneath the stars build too low.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
  • A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. Each of the chemical elements is a pattern integrity. Each individual is a pattern integrity. The pattern integrity of the human individual is evolutionary and not static.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975) Pattern Integrity 505.201
  • Ralph Archbold
    Ralph Archbold
    American actor and speaker 1942-2017
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    A speech should not just be a sharing of information, but a sharing of yourself.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
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