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Videos August 18, 2018

By Hasini Jayatilaka: How cancer cells communicate — and how we can slow them down
 
 
 
 
Mary Maker: Why I Fight for the Education of Refugee Girls (Like Me)
 
 
 
 
Walter Hood: How urban spaces can preserve history and build community
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Quotes August 13, 2018

Imagine a man in the Sahara regretting that he had no sand for his hour-glass.
G K Chesterton
 
 
 
 
“They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite”
Cassandra Clare
 
 
 
 
It’s bad policy to speculate on what you’ll do if a plan fails, when you’re trying to make a plan work.
Condoleezza Rice,
diplomat and political scientist
 
 
 
 
“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Create and cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with Time!”
Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being.”
Jean-Yves Leloup
 
 
 
 
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change — it can not only move us, it makes us move.
Ossie Davis
 
 
 
 
I don’t know what my path is yet. I’m just walking on it.
Olivia Newton-John
 
 
 
 
All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.
Mark Nepo
 
 
 
 
The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness.
Dalai Lama
 
 
 
 
“All I know is that my life is better when I assume that people are doing their best. It keeps me out of judgment and lets me focus on what is, and not what should or could be.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“In the marketing society, we seek fulfillment but settle for abundance. Prisoners of plenty, we have the freedom to consume instead of the freedom to find our place in the world.”
Clive Hamilton, Growth Fetish
 
 
 
 
Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus
 
 
 
 
There’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
Scott Adams
 
 
 
 
“Look for something positive each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”
Unknown

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Quotes August 04, 2018

I never lie down at night without reflecting that — young as I am — I may not live to see another day.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
composer
 
 
 
 
Satire is a lesson; parody is a game.
Vladimir Nabokov,
writer
 
 
 
 
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
Gore Vidal
 
 
 
 
None can love freedom heartily, but good men: the rest love not freedom, but license.
John Milton,
writer
 
 
 
 
To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.
John Adams (1789-1797)
 
 
 
 
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
Aesop, The Eagle and the Arrow
 
 
 
 
Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.
Unknown

Quotes July 19, 2018

Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
C.S. Lewis,
writer and academic
 
 
 
 
Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home.
Sigmund Freud,
neurologist and psychoanalyst
 
 
 
 
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.”
Mother Teresa
 
 
 
 
“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”
Hal Borland
 
 
 
 
“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.”
Leo Tolstoy
 
 
 
 
The future depends on what you do today.
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”
Sheryl Sandberg

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Quotes June 10, 2018

It has been my personal experience that the true flavor, the real fun, the continuous excitement of work lie in the process of doing it rather than in having it over and done with.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam,
statesman, scientist and engineer
 
 
 
 

Do not seek for information of which you can make no use.
Anna Brackett,
philosopher
 
 
 
 
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde,
writer
 
 
 
 

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