The Curious Autodidact

July 20, 2018

Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative Mathematics

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 10:07 pm

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As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics,

I honestly do not know how old I am.

~Erma Bombeck

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July 12, 2018

Wisdom of John Locke

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:57 pm

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)

July 8, 2018

The Present Moment

Filed under: helpful hints,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:11 pm

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Life can be found only in the present moment.
The past is gone, the future is not yet here,
and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment,
we cannot be in touch with life.

-Thich Nhat Hanh

July 1, 2018

Ignorance of Ignorance

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 3:11 pm

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician and philosopher (1861-1947)

Wise Wise Words from Liv Ullman

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 3:07 pm

I had a life with options

but frequently lives as if I had none.

The sad result of not having exercised my choices

is that the memory of myself is not of the woman I believe I am

                                                                -Liv Ullman

 

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