Tag Archives: Learning

Free books or the price of ignorance…

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”  – Haruki Murakami  “You don’t … Continue reading

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Cyberspace has done it…

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficent means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley “I know there’s a proverb which says ‘To err is human,’ but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if … Continue reading

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Endings, beginnings …

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Originally posted on bruises you can touch:
A few months ago, I was driving to see a client, and as I always do when I’m on the Inner City Bypass, I quickly looked to my left where the Royal Children’s Hospital…

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Words We Carry: Essays of Obsession and Self-Esteem – FREE!!!

Originally posted on Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo: Get this book FREE Now Here! Blurb: “I have been a great critic of myself for most of my life, and I was darned good at it, deflating my own ego without the … Continue reading

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Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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Damned!

“My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”   – Malcolm X   “We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.”    –  B. F. … Continue reading

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mots d’une immigré / words of one immigrant

  “There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell … Continue reading

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Un café s’il vous plaît

“A different language is a different vision of life.”   – Federico Fellini “The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language.”   – Ezra Pound “A man who does not know a foreign language is ignorant … Continue reading

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