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"If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God." Ludwig Wittgenstein

"If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God." Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 7, 2021

"Human nature will only find itself when it finally realizes that to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal." Mohandas Gandhi

"Human nature will only find itself when it finally realizes that to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal." Mohandas Gandhi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 6, 2021

"Since I know of no way to reliably predict market movements, I recommend that you purchase Berkshire shares only if you expect to hold them for at least five years. Those who seek short-term profits should look elsewhere." Warren Buffett

"Since I know of no way to reliably predict market movements, I recommend that you purchase Berkshire shares only if you expect to hold them for at least five years. Those who seek short-term profits should look elsewhere." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 5, 2021

"Evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening', and then proceed to tell you why it isn't." Unknown

"Evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening', and then proceed to tell you why it isn't." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 4, 2021

"The time to hesitate is through." James Douglas Morrison

"The time to hesitate is through." James Douglas Morrison — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 4, 2021

"There are some occasions in which a man must tell half his secret, in order to conceal the rest; but there is seldom one in which a man should tell all. Great skill is necessary to know how far to go, and where to stop." Lord Chesterfield

"There are some occasions in which a man must tell half his secret, in order to conceal the rest; but there is seldom one in which a man should tell all. Great skill is necessary to know how far to go, and where to stop." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 3, 2021

"You should not overlook the guidelines of your culture. Life is short, and you don’t have time to figure everything out on your own. The wisdom of the past was hard-earned, and your dead ancestors may have something useful to tell you." Jordan Peterson

"You should not overlook the guidelines of your culture. Life is short, and you don’t have time to figure everything out on your own. The wisdom of the past was hard-earned, and your dead ancestors may have something useful to tell you." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 2, 2021

"Stupidity talks, vanity acts." Victor Hugo

"Stupidity talks, vanity acts." Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 1, 2021

"When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car." Will Rogers

"When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car." Will Rogers — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 28, 2021

"Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow." Lord Chesterfield

"Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 27, 2021

"Learning to fly is not pretty but flying is." Satya Nadella

"Learning to fly is not pretty but flying is." Satya Nadella — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 26, 2021

"If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong." Unknown

"If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 25, 2021

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." Warren Buffett

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 25, 2021

"The manner is often as important as the matter, sometimes more so." Lord Chesterfield

"The manner is often as important as the matter, sometimes more so." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 24, 2021

"The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog." Mark Twain

"The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog." Mark Twain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 23, 2021

"Apple is the only company that can take hardware, software, and services and integrate those into an experience that's an 'aha' for the customer. You can take that and apply to markets that we're not in today." Tim Cook

"Apple is the only company that can take hardware, software, and services and integrate those into an experience that's an 'aha' for the customer. You can take that and apply to markets that we're not in today." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 22, 2021

"I act with complete certainty. But this certainty is my own." Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I act with complete certainty. But this certainty is my own." Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 21, 2021

"There is a melancholy that stems from greatness." Nicolas Chamfort

"There is a melancholy that stems from greatness." Nicolas Chamfort — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 20, 2021

"Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well." Lord Chesterfield

"Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 19, 2021

"The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything." Oscar Wilde

"The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything." Oscar Wilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 18, 2021

"Beware of geeks bearing formulas." Warren Buffett

"Beware of geeks bearing formulas." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 18, 2021

"There are some games you don't get to play unless you are all in." Jordan Peterson

"There are some games you don't get to play unless you are all in." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 17, 2021

"Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed." Lord Chesterfield

"Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 15, 2021

"My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers." Steve Wozniak

"My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers." Steve Wozniak — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 14, 2021

"I am going to call my kids Ctrl, Alt and Delete. Then if they muck up I will just hit them all at once." Unknown

"I am going to call my kids Ctrl, Alt and Delete. Then if they muck up I will just hit them all at once." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 13, 2021

"We made the buttons on the screen look so good you will want to lick them." Steve Jobs

"We made the buttons on the screen look so good you will want to lick them." Steve Jobs — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 12, 2021

"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." Warren Buffett

"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 11, 2021

"Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket; and do not pull it out and strike it merely to show that you have one." Lord Chesterfield

"Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket; and do not pull it out and strike it merely to show that you have one." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 10, 2021

"If the grass is greener on the other side, you can bet the water bill is higher." Debbie Macomber

"If the grass is greener on the other side, you can bet the water bill is higher." Debbie Macomber — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 9, 2021

"If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it's worth the trade-off with my own privacy." Tim Cook

"If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it's worth the trade-off with my own privacy." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 8, 2021

"One can do without people but one has need of a friend." Chinese Proverb

"One can do without people but one has need of a friend." Chinese Proverb — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 7, 2021

"If you aren't willing to own a stock for ten years, don't even think about owning it for ten minutes." Warren Buffett

"If you aren't willing to own a stock for ten years, don't even think about owning it for ten minutes." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 6, 2021

"Speak of the moderns without contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry." Lord Chesterfield

"Speak of the moderns without contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 5, 2021

"The shinbone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room." Unknown

"The shinbone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 4, 2021

"So, attend carefully to your posture. Quit drooping and hunching around. Speak your mind. Put your desires forward, as if you had a right to them—at least the same right as others. Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous." Jordan Peterson

"So, attend carefully to your posture. Quit drooping and hunching around. Speak your mind. Put your desires forward, as if you had a right to them—at least the same right as others. Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 4, 2021

"The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older." Lord Chesterfield

"The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 3, 2021

"We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all." Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all." Francois de La Rochefoucauld — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 2, 2021

"Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." Warren Buffett

"Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) February 1, 2021

"It was like a total revelation for me that a company could run like this, because I was used to these layers and bureaucracies and studies, the sort of paralysis that companies could get into, and Apple was totally different." Tim Cook

"It was like a total revelation for me that a company could run like this, because I was used to these layers and bureaucracies and studies, the sort of paralysis that companies could get into, and Apple was totally different." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 31, 2021

"I should never be left alone with my mind for too long." Libba Bray

"I should never be left alone with my mind for too long." Libba Bray — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 31, 2021

"I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has ever heard me laugh." Lord Chesterfield

"I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has ever heard me laugh." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 30, 2021

"We want not just intelligent machines but intelligible machines; not just artificial intelligence but symbiotic intelligence." Satya Nadella

"We want not just intelligent machines but intelligible machines; not just artificial intelligence but symbiotic intelligence." Satya Nadella — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 29, 2021

"A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters." Lord Chesterfield

"A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 28, 2021

"You can go anywhere if you look serious and carry a clipboard." Unknown

"You can go anywhere if you look serious and carry a clipboard." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 27, 2021

"Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble." Warren Buffett

"Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 26, 2021

"When you run a platform on scale, you have to make sure it's truly open. That way, not only do you do well, so do others." Sundar Pichai

"When you run a platform on scale, you have to make sure it's truly open. That way, not only do you do well, so do others." Sundar Pichai — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 25, 2021

"Everything being a constant carnival, there is no carnival left." Victor Hugo

"Everything being a constant carnival, there is no carnival left." Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 24, 2021

"There is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time." Lord Chesterfield

"There is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 23, 2021

"To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open." Jordan Peterson

"To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 22, 2021

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." Edgar Allan Poe

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." Edgar Allan Poe — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 21, 2021

"Price is what you pay; value is what you get." Warren Buffett

"Price is what you pay; value is what you get." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 21, 2021

"If you try to do something and fail, you are vastly better off than if you had tried nothing and succeeded." Lloyd Jones

"If you try to do something and fail, you are vastly better off than if you had tried nothing and succeeded." Lloyd Jones — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 20, 2021

"Ultimately, in the Internet, openness has always won. I cannot imagine that the current competitive environment would reverse that." Eric Schmidt

"Ultimately, in the Internet, openness has always won. I cannot imagine that the current competitive environment would reverse that." Eric Schmidt — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 19, 2021

"Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in a mixed company." Lord Chesterfield

"Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in a mixed company." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 18, 2021

"You never learn anything by doing it right." Unknown

"You never learn anything by doing it right." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 17, 2021

"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." Warren Buffett

"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 16, 2021

"How can we know the dancer from the dance?" William Butler Yeats

"How can we know the dancer from the dance?" William Butler Yeats — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 15, 2021

"The countries that embrace openness do exceptional and the countries that don't, don't. It's not a matter of carving things up between sides. I'm going to encourage that calm heads prevail." Tim Cook

"The countries that embrace openness do exceptional and the countries that don't, don't. It's not a matter of carving things up between sides. I'm going to encourage that calm heads prevail." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 14, 2021

"Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it, genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies." Lord Chesterfield

"Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it, genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 14, 2021

"Never interrupt your opponent while he's making a mistake." Napoleon Bonaparte

"Never interrupt your opponent while he's making a mistake." Napoleon Bonaparte — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 13, 2021

"Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you." Ralph Nader

"Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you." Ralph Nader — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 12, 2021

"There is very little difference between the capacity for mayhem and destruction, integrated, and strength of character. This is one of the most difficult lessons of life." Jordan Peterson

"There is very little difference between the capacity for mayhem and destruction, integrated, and strength of character. This is one of the most difficult lessons of life." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 11, 2021

"Don't watch the market closely. If they're trying to buy and sell stocks, and worry when they go down a little bit... and think they should maybe sell them when they go up, they're not going to have very good results." Warren Buffet

"Don't watch the market closely. If they're trying to buy and sell stocks, and worry when they go down a little bit... and think they should maybe sell them when they go up, they're not going to have very good results." Warren Buffet — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 10, 2021

"Let yourself feel insecure from time, it will help you grow as an individual." Sundar Pichai

"Let yourself feel insecure from time, it will help you grow as an individual." Sundar Pichai — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 9, 2021

"The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it." Lord Chesterfield

"The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 8, 2021

"Nobody minds having what is too good for them." Jane Austen

"Nobody minds having what is too good for them." Jane Austen — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 7, 2021

"The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept." Unknown

"The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 7, 2021

"No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant." Friedrich Nietzsche

"No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant." Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 6, 2021

"An investor should act as though he had a lifetime decision card with just twenty punches on it." Warren Buffet

"An investor should act as though he had a lifetime decision card with just twenty punches on it." Warren Buffet — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 5, 2021

"Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings." Lord Chesterfield

"Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 4, 2021

"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." Socrates

"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." Socrates — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 3, 2021

"Climate change is occurring and the people who oppose it are really hurting our children and our grandchildren and making the world a much worse place. And so we should not be aligned with such people - they're just, they're just literally lying." Eric Schmidt

"Climate change is occurring and the people who oppose it are really hurting our children and our grandchildren and making the world a much worse place. And so we should not be aligned with such people - they're just, they're just literally lying." Eric Schmidt — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 2, 2021

"Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!" Billy Connolly

"Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!" Billy Connolly — English Quotes (@english_quotes) January 1, 2021