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-- George Eliot.


-------- -- Confucius
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-------- -- Gary Player
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-------- -- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE in King Lear


-------- -- Winston Churchill
-------- -- Daniel Boorstin
-------- -- Shruti Srivastava
-------- -- Neils Bohr
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-------- -- Charles Darwin
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-------- --Kalpana Chawla (1961-2003)
-------- --Hemingway (The Sun Also Rises)
-------- --Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister, while unveiling the Rs 60,000 crore all-weather national road project
-------- --Tom Plate, Syndicated columnist. The Seattle Times
-------- --Swami Vivekananda
-------- --Oscar Wilde
-------- -- Mahatma Gandhi
-------- -- J. R. R. Tolkien "Lord of the Rings"
-------- -- Neil Simon
-------- -- Unknown
-------- -- Benjamin Franklin
-------- --Rabindranath Tagore
Added on August 15 2002.
-------- -- Edsger Wybe Dijkstra [1930 - 2002]
-------- -- Martin Luther King
-------- -- Mahatma Gandhi
-------- -- Albert Einstein
-------- -- Rabindranath Tagore, "Stray Birds"
-------- -- Winston Churchill
-------- -- Winston Churchill
-------- -- Rabindranath Tagore, "Stray Birds"
-------- -Benjamin Franklin
-------- -Ustad Bismillah Khan - turning down an offer of an American connoisseur to stay in the US
-------- -Plato
-------- -Readers' Digest, Jun 91, p183
--------- -G. K. Chesterton, Readers' Digest, Jan 92.
--------- -Danish proverb,Reader's Digest{Dec 95}
----- -Reader's Digest{Jan 96}
----- -Reader's Digest{Jan 96}
----- -Booker T. Washington
----- -Jacob Levin Reader's Digest{Apr, 1997, Quotable Quotes}
----- -anonymous.
----- -Lillian Hellman, { The Little Foxes}
----- -Unknown
----- -Joan Biaz, Reader's Digest{May, 1997}
----- -Madeleine L`Engle, {An Acceptable Time}
----- -Reader's Digest{June, 1997}
----- -R. A. Brooks (from Terry Huntsberger)
----- -Michael Eisner, Reader's Digest{Aug 97}
----- -Aristotle
----- -G. K. Chesterton, {The Man Who was Orthodox}
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            The Four Donkeys of the Apocalypse:
            Ignorance, Stupidity, Fear and Greed.
            Then there are the four managers of the Apocalypse:
            Dilbert, Wally, Alice and Dogbert.
-Seen on comp.software-eng.
----- -Ralph W. Sockman. {Now to Live!}Reader's Digest{Feb 98}
----- -Quotable Quotes, Readers' Digest{Feb, 98}
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In Japan we have a phrase {shoshin}, which means ``beginners mind.''
This does not mean a closed mind, but actually an empty mind and a ready mind.
If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything. It is open to everything.
In the beginner's mind, there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind there are few.
-Shunryu Suzuki {Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind}
----- - R.P. Feynman
----- -Albert Einstein.
----- -J. K. Rowling
----- -Ken Blanchard, The heart of a leader.
----- - David Starr Jordan
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``I hear,  I forget
  I see, I remember
  I do, I understand.''
- purported Chinese proverb.
----- - Bill Gates, 1981
----- - Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962.
----- - H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.
---- -Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
----- ----- - A.Einstein
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        'Tis better to have loved and lost
        Than never to have loved at all.
-Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam
----- -Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
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----- -Warren Buffett (arguably, the world's greatest investor)
----- -A Lincoln.
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  -Students at ULL while doing a VLSI project, Fall'99.
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  -Vishnu Varma on 03/17/01
----- -Unknown 05/24/01
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Created on 05/17/01.
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