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Education Quotes 46-50

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Education Quotes
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

Computers Quotes 61-65

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Computers Quotes

What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people’s problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information.
John Warnock

What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.
Steve Wozniak

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
Emo Philips

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Daniel J. Boorstin

We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
Bill McCollum

Wisdom Quotes 76-80

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Wisdom Quotes
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Oprah Winfrey

When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay

The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you’re in.
Wilson Mizner

Travel Quotes 31-35

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Travel Quotes

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.”
Daniel J. Boorstin

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.
Michael Palin

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
Paul Theroux

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Francis Bacon

Time Quotes 56-61

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Time Quotes
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities. 
Daniel J. Boorstin 

Time moves in one direction, memory in another. 
William Gibson 

Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth. 
Thomas Huxley 

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. 
M. Scott Peck 

Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life. 
Michael LeBoeuf 

We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone. 
William Shakespeare