Found Quotes 2

By Max Olson  |  September 3rd, 2012 at 3:15 pm  |  Business, General, Innovation, Investing

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea… — Antoine de Saint Exupery

The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work. — Berthold Auerbach

Whatever few awards are presented for risk control, they’re never given out in good times. The reason is that risk is covert, invisible. Risk–the possibility of loss–is not observable. — Howard Marks

Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a child’s coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself. — Louis L’Amour

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities. — Dr. Seuss

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. — Alfred Hitchcock

It is much harder to become independent if you are wealthy than to become wealthy if you are independent. — Nassim Taleb

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination …  Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery — celebrate it if you feel like it. – Jim Jarmusch (via Kirby Ferguson @ TED)



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  • Just posted Blue Chip Stamps annual letters, written by Charlie Munger, from '78-'82 on ,
  • . My definition of value trap is a certain kind of mistake: too much focus on past financials & not future cash,
  • 6/ Lots of experimentation in the near future in both tech & storytelling grammar associated. I look forward to observing & participating :),
  • 5/ …something like a 180-220 degree FOV + 180 up&down to allow some freedom of motion (immersion) but still directed view with surround snd,

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