Tag: Insight

Quotes July 21, 2021

“It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.”
Oscar Wilde
 
 
 
 
“She burned too bright for this world.”
Emily Bronte
 
 
 
 
Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.
Virat Kohli – Indian Cricketer-Current Captain of the National Team of India
 
 
 
 
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli – 1804-1881 – Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
“We’re going to see lots of ‘boomerang’ employees, who a year from now miss their jobs and decide their novel isn’t going as well as expected. Being a boomerang employee works only if you leave on a very, very positive note.”
Anthony Klotz, an associate professor of management at Texas A&M University and expert on job exits, speaking to Bloomberg. Klotz also suggests you give the office a try before you quit over a return to work mandate—people are very bad at predicting how they’ll feel about something, he says.
 
 
 
 
“It seems nature definitely intended that adults should nap in the middle of the day, perhaps to get out of the midday sun.”
William Dement, former director of Stanford University’s Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Center
 
 
 
 
“I think the most critical question is: If you were all alone on vacation with no responsibilities, no one to worry about, no telephone… what time would you go to bed and what time would you wake up, to feel well-rested and to be living on your most biological sleeping pattern possible?”
Louis Ptáček, neuroscientist at University of California, San Francisco
 
 
 
 
“Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas. Logic will never change emotion or perception.”
Edward de Bono (source)
Timeless Insight
 
 
 
 
“People prefer their sources of information to be highly correlated. Then all the messages you get are consistent with each other and you’re comfortable.”
Daniel Kahneman
 
 
 
 
“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”
Marie Curie
 
 
 
 
A puppy thinks: “Hey, these people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a warm, dry home, pet me and take good care of me…
THEY MUST BE GODS!”
 
 
A kitten thinks: “Hey, these people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a warm, dry home, pet me and take good care of me…
I MUST BE A GOD!”
 
 
 
 
Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.
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