Quotes May 07, 2017

I continue to keep the cornucopia of technology at arm’s length, so that I can more easily remember who I am.
Kevin Kelly

I keep the cornucopia of technology known as my e-reader at arms length when having trouble focusing~


“Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence.”
George Washington, first US president
Whatever inspiration is, it’s born from a continuous ‘I don’t know.’
Wisława Szymborska


If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
William Blake

“Reevaluating your expense base is your first and most critical task if you want to reach profitability.”
Sam Shank, CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight, writing at First Round Review

“It’s a powerful thing that happens when you give up fighting your body and learn to love the miracle it brings you.”
RDN Elizabeth Shaw, as quoted by Shape


“An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly.”
Jesse Sostrin of PricewaterhouseCoopers, writing at Harvard Business Review online

“Humour has a tremendous place in this sordid world. … If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.”
Theodor Seuss Geisel, writer and illustrator

“You can’t invest on having the best of all worlds.”
Percival Stanion, head of multi-asset funds at Pictet Asset Management, as quoted by Bloomberg

“The return policy should do more than just tell customers how to send back a product if it doesn’t fit. Formatted and conveyed properly, it can be a valuable conversion tool.”
Consultant Pamela Hazelton, writing at Practical eCommerce

“Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.”
Claus Moser, statistician


“I feel like the best advertising people are people that consume culture in interesting ways and recombine it.”
Jeff Goodby, co-chairman, Goodby Silverstein & Partners. Read more from Adweek.

“Diplomatic and financial leverage or power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action, if necessary.”
Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, quoted by CNN


“Building an impenetrable defense is no longer practical and the mentality of preventing all breaches is outdated. But a new, proactive approach combining technologies, procedures and education can help find problem areas before attackers discover them.”
Seth Robinson, senior director of technology analysis for CompTIA, as quoted by TechRepublic