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The more strikingly visual your presentation is, the more people will remember it. #PaulArden

The more strikingly visual your presentation is, the more people will remember it. #PaulArden — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 2, 2023

Hey πŸ‘‹ If we host virtual meetups, what would interest you the most?

Hey πŸ‘‹ If we host virtual meetups, what would interest you the most? — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 2, 2023

Our level of happiness may change transiently in response to life events, but then almost always returns to its baseline level as we habituate to those events and their consequences over time. #CelesteHeadlee

Our level of happiness may change transiently in response to life events, but then almost always returns to its baseline level as we habituate to those events and their consequences over time. #CelesteHeadlee — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 2, 2023

If we were the source of our own values and masters of our own houses, then we could act or fail to act as we choose and not suffer the pangs of regret, sorrow, and shame. But I have never met anyone who could manage that. #JordanPeterson

If we were the source of our own values and masters of our own houses, then we could act or fail to act as we choose and not suffer the pangs of regret, sorrow, and shame. But I have never met anyone who could manage that. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 2, 2023

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. #AdamSmith

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 1, 2023

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. #EricHoffer

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Feb 1, 2023

There's a scientific debate about the precise scale of our sleep loss, but the National Sleep Foundation has calculated that the amount of sleep we get has dropped by 20 percent in just a hundred years. #JohannHari

There's a scientific debate about the precise scale of our sleep loss, but the National Sleep Foundation has calculated that the amount of sleep we get has dropped by 20 percent in just a hundred years. #JohannHari — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 31, 2023

It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. #NikolaiGogol

It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. #NikolaiGogol — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 29, 2023

The moral is clear. Presenting to Londoners or New Yorkers? Get to the point and stick to it. Presenting to French, Spaniards, or Germans? Spend more time setting the parameters and explaining the background before jumping to your conclusion. #ErinMeyer

The moral is clear. Presenting to Londoners or New Yorkers? Get to the point and stick to it. Presenting to French, Spaniards, or Germans? Spend more time setting the parameters and explaining the background before jumping to your conclusion. #ErinMeyer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 29, 2023

If there were any doubts, I think that they should be put to bed. #TimCook

If there were any doubts, I think that they should be put to bed. #TimCook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 29, 2023

Take the tone of the company you are in. #LordChesterfield

Take the tone of the company you are in. #LordChesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 28, 2023

Choose your habits well. Habit is probably the most powerful tool in your brain's toolbox. #RayDalio

Choose your habits well. Habit is probably the most powerful tool in your brain's toolbox. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 28, 2023

Just as we are conscious not of the healthiness of our whole body but only the little place where the shoe pinches, so we think not of the totality of our successful activities but of some insignificant trifle or other which continues to vex us. #MarkManson

Just as we are conscious not of the healthiness of our whole body but only the little place where the shoe pinches, so we think not of the totality of our successful activities but of some insignificant trifle or other which continues to vex us. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 27, 2023

Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential. #SherylSandberg

Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential. #SherylSandberg — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 26, 2023

Identify what is important to you, what is the essence of the Sun within your Universe. It is what life is all about to you. It is your 'Life Force'. #StevePeters

Identify what is important to you, what is the essence of the Sun within your Universe. It is what life is all about to you. It is your 'Life Force'. #StevePeters — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 26, 2023

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy--the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. #BreneBrown

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy--the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. #BreneBrown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 26, 2023

The time will come when Winter will ask you what you were doing all Summer. #HenryClay

The time will come when Winter will ask you what you were doing all Summer. #HenryClay — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 25, 2023

We are universally tormented by our consciences for what we know we should have done yet did not do. We are tormented equally by what we did but know we should not have done. #JordanPeterson

We are universally tormented by our consciences for what we know we should have done yet did not do. We are tormented equally by what we did but know we should not have done. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 24, 2023

Where there is love there is life. #MahatmaGandhi

Where there is love there is life. #MahatmaGandhi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 24, 2023

...we really have no right to reproach God for having created the world. For Him it was the only possible way of escaping from the accursed void in which He found himself. #LeszekKolakowski

...we really have no right to reproach God for having created the world. For Him it was the only possible way of escaping from the accursed void in which He found himself. #LeszekKolakowski — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 24, 2023

To superficial minds, the vices of the great seem at all times agreeable. #AdamSmith

To superficial minds, the vices of the great seem at all times agreeable. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 23, 2023

You have to enjoy the day-to-day of management and want to do it. #JulieZhuo

You have to enjoy the day-to-day of management and want to do it. #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 22, 2023

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. #PeterDrucker

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. #PeterDrucker — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 22, 2023

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself--and you are the easiest person to fool. #RussRoberts

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself--and you are the easiest person to fool. #RussRoberts — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 22, 2023

I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there. #OscarWilde

I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there. #OscarWilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 21, 2023

But I am very poorly today & very stupid & hate everybody & everything. One lives only to make blunders. #CharlesDarwin

But I am very poorly today & very stupid & hate everybody & everything. One lives only to make blunders. #CharlesDarwin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 21, 2023

The question of whether enlightenment is a permanent state need not detain us. The crucial point is that you can glimpse something about the nature of consciousness that will liberate you from suffering in the present. #SamHarris

The question of whether enlightenment is a permanent state need not detain us. The crucial point is that you can glimpse something about the nature of consciousness that will liberate you from suffering in the present. #SamHarris — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 20, 2023

The history of the world is but the biography of great men. #ThomasCarlyle

The history of the world is but the biography of great men. #ThomasCarlyle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 19, 2023

Business agility is not just about raw speed. It's about how good you are at detecting and responding to changes in the market and being able to take larger and more calculated risks. #GeneKim

Business agility is not just about raw speed. It's about how good you are at detecting and responding to changes in the market and being able to take larger and more calculated risks. #GeneKim — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 19, 2023

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. #JimRyun

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. #JimRyun — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 19, 2023

The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves... #EricHoffer

The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves... #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 18, 2023

I believe the good that people do, small though it may appear, has more to do with the good that manifests broadly in the world than people think, and I believe the same about evil. We are each more responsible for the state of the world than we believe... #JordanPeterson

I believe the good that people do, small though it may appear, has more to do with the good that manifests broadly in the world than people think, and I believe the same about evil. We are each more responsible for the state of the world than we believe... #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 17, 2023

Don't think of introversion as something that needs to be cured. Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you're supposed to. #SusanCain

Don't think of introversion as something that needs to be cured. Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you're supposed to. #SusanCain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 17, 2023

The people who work for you should constantly challenge you. #RayDalio

The people who work for you should constantly challenge you. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 17, 2023

Trying to eliminate pain only increases your sensitivity to suffering, rather than alleviating your suffering. It causes you to see dangerous ghosts in every nook, to see tyranny and oppression in every authority, to see hate and deceit behind every embrace. #MarkManson

Trying to eliminate pain only increases your sensitivity to suffering, rather than alleviating your suffering. It causes you to see dangerous ghosts in every nook, to see tyranny and oppression in every authority, to see hate and deceit behind every embrace. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 16, 2023

They don't change how big the project is, or what's involved in creating it, but just by doing one thing exclusively before moving on, the work takes a little more than half as much time. #JeffSutherland

They don't change how big the project is, or what's involved in creating it, but just by doing one thing exclusively before moving on, the work takes a little more than half as much time. #JeffSutherland — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 15, 2023

Every species of animals naturally multiplies in proportion to the means of their subsistence, and no species can ever multiply beyond it. #AdamSmith

Every species of animals naturally multiplies in proportion to the means of their subsistence, and no species can ever multiply beyond it. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 15, 2023

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. #SherylSandberg

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. #SherylSandberg — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 15, 2023

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it. #AbbieHoffman

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it. #AbbieHoffman — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 14, 2023

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. #MahatmaGandhi

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. #MahatmaGandhi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 14, 2023

Statistics are no substitute for judgement. #HenryClay

Statistics are no substitute for judgement. #HenryClay — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 13, 2023

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. #MarkTwain

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. #MarkTwain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 12, 2023

As a rule, men habitually use only a small part of the powers which they actually process. #WilliamJames

As a rule, men habitually use only a small part of the powers which they actually process. #WilliamJames — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 12, 2023

One of the biggest mistakes lower-context managers make is assuming that the other individual is purposely omitting information or unable to communicate explicitly. #ErinMeyer

One of the biggest mistakes lower-context managers make is assuming that the other individual is purposely omitting information or unable to communicate explicitly. #ErinMeyer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 11, 2023

Thoughtful disagreement is not a battle; its goal is not to convince the other party that he or she is wrong and you are right, but to find out what is true and what to do about it. #RayDalio

Thoughtful disagreement is not a battle; its goal is not to convince the other party that he or she is wrong and you are right, but to find out what is true and what to do about it. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 10, 2023

We believe that in reducing the scope and importance of our errors, we are properly humble; in truth, we are merely unwilling to bear the weight of our true responsibility. #JordanPeterson

We believe that in reducing the scope and importance of our errors, we are properly humble; in truth, we are merely unwilling to bear the weight of our true responsibility. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 10, 2023

The quality of ideas seems to play a minor role in mass movement leadership. What counts is the arrogant gesture, the complete disregard of the opinion of others, the singlehanded defiance of the world. #EricHoffer

The quality of ideas seems to play a minor role in mass movement leadership. What counts is the arrogant gesture, the complete disregard of the opinion of others, the singlehanded defiance of the world. #EricHoffer — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 10, 2023

Darwin says there is no such thing as God. There is only science and evolution. That is too stark for most of us. We need a soulmate: we gaze upwards to find him. Most of us need something spiritual to believe in. Man cannot live on bread alone. #PaulArden

Darwin says there is no such thing as God. There is only science and evolution. That is too stark for most of us. We need a soulmate: we gaze upwards to find him. Most of us need something spiritual to believe in. Man cannot live on bread alone. #PaulArden — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 9, 2023

A wise man once said nothing. #Proverb

A wise man once said nothing. #Proverb — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 8, 2023

Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear. #GeorgeAddair

Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear. #GeorgeAddair — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 8, 2023

Every experience you have ever had has been shaped by your mind. #SamHarris

Every experience you have ever had has been shaped by your mind. #SamHarris — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 8, 2023

A monopoly granted either to an individual or to a trading company, has the same effect as a secret in trade or manufactures. #AdamSmith

A monopoly granted either to an individual or to a trading company, has the same effect as a secret in trade or manufactures. #AdamSmith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 7, 2023

The buck stops here. #HarrySTruman

The buck stops here. #HarrySTruman — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 7, 2023

You don't need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment. #SethGodin

You don't need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment. #SethGodin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 6, 2023

If you have forgiven a remorseful partner then that means putting the incident behind you. Forgiving doesn't mean storing up the misdemeanour to use it over and over in the future when it suits you. #StevePeters

If you have forgiven a remorseful partner then that means putting the incident behind you. Forgiving doesn't mean storing up the misdemeanour to use it over and over in the future when it suits you. #StevePeters — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 5, 2023

Humanity's power to adapt and quickly get to new and higher levels of well-being is much greater than all the bad stuff that can be thrown at us. For that reason, I believe that it is smart to trust and invest in humanity's adaptability and inventiveness. #RayDalio

Humanity's power to adapt and quickly get to new and higher levels of well-being is much greater than all the bad stuff that can be thrown at us. For that reason, I believe that it is smart to trust and invest in humanity's adaptability and inventiveness. #RayDalio — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 5, 2023

Your cleaning up your relationship with yourself has the positive by-product of cleaning up your relationships with others, which then enables them to clean up their relationships with themselves, and so on. This is how you change the world. #MarkManson

Your cleaning up your relationship with yourself has the positive by-product of cleaning up your relationships with others, which then enables them to clean up their relationships with themselves, and so on. This is how you change the world. #MarkManson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 5, 2023

When you are tightly boxed in or cornered--all too often by your own stubborn and fixed adherence to some unconsciously worshipped assumptions--all there is to help you is what you have not yet learned. #JordanPeterson

When you are tightly boxed in or cornered--all too often by your own stubborn and fixed adherence to some unconsciously worshipped assumptions--all there is to help you is what you have not yet learned. #JordanPeterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 4, 2023

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. #MahatmaGandhi

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. #MahatmaGandhi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 3, 2023

What would you do if you weren't afraid? #SherylSandberg

What would you do if you weren't afraid? #SherylSandberg — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 3, 2023

Write a book, cross the ocean, take a new job, change your pace. #WilliamJames

Write a book, cross the ocean, take a new job, change your pace. #WilliamJames — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 3, 2023

The criteria I use to evaluate if a team's sprint works well: Team knows what they should be working on. Team knows why their work is valuable. Team can determine if their work is complete. Team knows how to figure out what to work on next. #WillLarson

The criteria I use to evaluate if a team's sprint works well: Team knows what they should be working on. Team knows why their work is valuable. Team can determine if their work is complete. Team knows how to figure out what to work on next. #WillLarson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 2, 2023

Nothing worthwhile happens overnight. Every big dream is the culmination of thousands of tiny steps forward. #JulieZhuo

Nothing worthwhile happens overnight. Every big dream is the culmination of thousands of tiny steps forward. #JulieZhuo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) Jan 1, 2023