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11 Stephen Hawking Quotes for His 71st Birthday. When Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at age 21, doctors thought he'd only survive a few more years. But the theoretical physicist defied the odds: Hawking turns 71 today. Here are 11 quotes from the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time. Happy birthday, professor! 1. On His Schooling: "At school, I was never more than about halfway up the class.

From the lecture "My Brief History," 2010. 2. "If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans. From Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking, 2010. 3. “I wouldn’t compare it to sex, but it lasts longer.” From a lecture at Arizona State University, April 2011. 4. "If you are disabled, it is probably not your fault, but it is no good blaming the world or expecting it to take pity on you. From "Handicapped People and Science," Science Digest 92, No. 9, September 1984. UberSeoul comments on Let's make a /r/philosophy quotation collection. Post your favorite quote from your favorite philosopher. Favorite Quotations. dP6wF. Quotes / Dreams. Inspiring Picture Quotes. Great inspirational quotes - Part 1 ~ Lolyland. LYRICS TO LIVE BY.

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind. Now and then when we need a little Inspiration we often reach for a daily quote or motivational video.

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind

So I decided to share 56 of my favorite picture quotes, share them with your friends or plaster them on your wall and desktop for your daily Inspiration. Quote bites. 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions. 405 Flares Facebook 137 Twitter 5 Google+ 194 StumbleUpon 1 Pin It Share 68 68 405 Flares × A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.

25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions

We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. It is pertinent to the organization and preservation of our dreams, goals and desires. Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers.

Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Few extra questions. Never-quit.jpg (JPEG Image, 960x578 pixels) Mark Twain Gives Nine Tips for Living an Extraordinary Life. By Henrik Edberg Is truth stranger than fiction?

Mark Twain Gives Nine Tips for Living an Extraordinary Life

Perhaps. In this great article written by Henrik Edberg, we find that Mark Twain had expressed in his writings over the years an entire philosophy for living. If he were around today, it seems he would be on the lecture circuit with the likes of Eckhart Tolle or Wayne Dyer. Below are Mark Twain's Nine tips for living a "kick ass" life: “Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” “When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.”

You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Twain is known for his many – and often funny – quotes. 1. The Quick 10: 10 Things Mark Twain Didn’t Say (and 10 he did) The man who has provided us with some of the best quips of all time is also one of the most misquoted men of all time. I guess that’s the problem with being as clever as Mark Twain – when someone hears a great witticism and has no one to attribute it to, they just assume it was Mr. 11 Most Important Philosophical Quotations. 1.

11 Most Important Philosophical Quotations.

“The unexamined life is not worth living” – Socrates (470-399 BCE) Socrates’ [wiki] belief that we must reflect upon the life we live was partly inspired by the famous phrase inscribed at the shrine of the oracle at Delphi, “Know thyself.” The key to finding value in the prophecies of the oracle was self-knowledge, not a decoder ring. Socrates felt so passionately about the value of self-examination that he closely examined not only his own beliefs and values but those of others as well. More precisely, through his relentless questioning, he forced people to examine their own beliefs. 2.

Commonly known as Ockham’s razor, the idea here is that in judging among competing philosophical or scientific theories, all other things being equal, we should prefer the simplest theory. Famous Movie Quotes as if Spoken by a Proper Englishman. Salutations, internet ne’erdowells.

Famous Movie Quotes as if Spoken by a Proper Englishman

Since I was a lad, I have enjoyed fine cinema. In those days, films were written and performed properly. With a dignified vocabulary and diligent diction. Various quotations. KjEYoRY. QUote. j03Evz2wQcrGD.jpg (JPEG Image, 780x512 pixels) Life-motivational-quotes. Everyday may not be good….