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A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people's business. #EricHoffer

A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people's business. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Oct 1, 2022

Of all the discarded statesmen who for their own ease have studied to get the better of ambition, and to despise those honours which they could no longer arrive at, how few have been able to succeed? #AdamSmith

Of all the discarded statesmen who for their own ease have studied to get the better of ambition, and to despise those honours which they could no longer arrive at, how few have been able to succeed? #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Oct 1, 2022

Greatness can't be imposed; it has to come from within. But it does live within all of us. #JeffSutherland

Greatness can't be imposed; it has to come from within. But it does live within all of us. #JeffSutherland — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 30, 2022

Sometimes, in doing philosophy, one just wants to utter an inarticulate sound. #LudwigWittgenstein

Sometimes, in doing philosophy, one just wants to utter an inarticulate sound. #LudwigWittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 29, 2022

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. #ArthurSchopenhauer

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. #ArthurSchopenhauer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 29, 2022

[Introverts] listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror for small talk, but enjoy deep discussions. #SusanCain

[Introverts] listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror for small talk, but enjoy deep discussions. #SusanCain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 28, 2022

First principle: Think for yourself to decide 1) what you want, 2) what is true, and 3) what you should do to achieve #1 in light of #2... and do that with humility and open-mindedness so that you consider the best thinking available to you. #RayDalio

First principle: Think for yourself to decide 1) what you want, 2) what is true, and 3) what you should do to achieve #1 in light of #2... and do that with humility and open-mindedness so that you consider the best thinking available to you. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Sep 27, 2022