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  1. The Book of Wisdom

    Simab said:

    'I shall sell you the Book of Wisdom for a hundred gold pieces, and some people will say that it is cheap.'

    Yunus Marmar said to him:

    'And I shall give away the key to understanding it, and almost none shall take it, even free of charge.'

    — Idries Shah, Thinkers of the East

     


  2. A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation.
    — Enrique Penalosa, for­mer Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia
     


    1. Carver: See, that’s why we can’t win.
    2. Hauk: Why not?
    3. Carver: They f*** up, they get beat. We f*** up, they give us pensions.
     


  3. You are the only one who can never see yourself except as an image
    —  Roland Barthes
     


  4. Coincidence is fate’s favorite tool
    —  Mozzie, White Collar
     


  5. Go to college. That way you can rip people off and get paid for it. It’s called capitalism.
    —  Michael Townley, Grand Theft Auto V
     


    1. Chuckie: What are dates?
    2. Phil: Big raisins that make you poop!
     


  6. Just because you’re rich doesn’t make you smart. Just because you’re rich doesn’t make you cultured. Just because you’re rich doesn’t make you refined. Being rich means you’re rich. Some rich people are just dicks!
    —  Michael Gross, author of 740 Park: The Story of the World’s Richest Apartment Building
     


  7. If you asked people in 1989 what they needed to make their life better, it was unlikely that they would have said that a decentralized network of information nodes that are linked using hypertext.
     


  8. Maybe none of us really understand what we’ve lived through or feel we’ve had enough time.
    —  Kathy H, Never Let Me Go