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Worry is a misuse of imagination.

Worry is a misuse of imagination. – Dan Zadra What does that mean? This quote, sometimes with a “the” in place of “a,” is about the close relationship between worry and imagination, and the implications of that closeness. Our imaginations are wonderful and powerful forces in our lives. As kids, we use our imaginations to […]

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The human race is governed by its imagination.

The human race is governed by its imagination. – Napoleon What does that mean? I can’t imagine what he could possibly have meant. Well, sarcasm aside, the human imagination is responsible for almost everything we have. Someone had to imagine light at night to see in the dark before candles or light bulbs could be […]

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

The man who has no imagination has no wings. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, this quote is all about possibility. If you can’t imagine it, how are you ever going to actually do it? Imagination is all about seeing the possibilities when all the others can see is are problems. Imagination is […]

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Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. – Niccolò Machiavelli What does that mean? What this quote says to me is that things are always changing, that nothing stays the same. If you wish to enjoy continued success, you will have to adapt to the changing circumstances that surround you. You will have […]

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Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you

“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is, everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you … the minute that you understand that you can poke life … that you can change it, you can mould it … that’s […]

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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke What does that mean? This is the age-old truth of mankind. Was the horseless carriage powered by magic, or a small steam engine? What kind of magic made the telegraph work? What about the magic box that repeated what others said miles away (radio or […]

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