Some Great Quotes

Here are some great quotes that have crossed my path in the last year or so. Some I know the source, others not, but they are all profound:

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. – Robert A. Heinlein

The only things in life that are certain, are death and taxes.

Gravity always wins.

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. – Albert Einstein.

It is a bad life. Maybe I’ll have a bad death, at least then there will be symmetry. – Zathras, Babylon 5

At 20 you have the body you were born with; at 40 you have the body you deserve…

Only people willing to work to the point of discomfort on a regular basis using effective means to produce that discomfort will actually look like they have been other-than-comfortable most of the time. – Mark Rippetoe

Does the routine destroy our creativity or do we lose creativity and fall into the routine?

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