Science is discovering the essential truths about what exists in the Universe, engineering is about creating things that never existed

Much of what people think of an science is actually engineering, eg no such thing as a “rocket scientist”, only rocket engineers. Latter is who put humans on the moon.

— @.elonmusk /1

The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.

— Richard Hamming /2

Bureaucracy is a construction designed to maximize the distance between a decision-maker and the risks of the decision.

— @.nntaleb /3

Comfort is addictive.

Many a dream dies because of comfort.

— @.WealthFoodLife /4

America is a very lucky and very foolish country.

— Otto von Bismarck /5

Learning is cheap, education is expensive.

— @.naval /6

Amateurs fear failure. Pros crave it.

— @.JeffGoins /7

Don't take yourself so seriously. You're just a monkey with a plan.

— @.naval /8

Every great achievement starts with the decision to try, and the confidence to act.

— WA /10

Expect 80% of the ideas in an essay to happen after you start writing it.

— @.paulg /11

To make something good, just do it.

To make something great, just re-do it, re-do it, re-do it. The secret to making fine things is in remaking them.

— Kevin Kelly /12

Men are moulded by blood, sweat and tears.

— @.CarvingThought /13

Wealth building is a test of discipline, not a test of intelligence.

— @.APompliano /14

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

— Marcel Proust /15

Just because you can't, doesn't mean you shouldn't.

— Laird Hamilton /16

The worst time to start is tomorrow.

The best time to start was yesterday.

— @.PaikCapital /17

Half the people lie with their lips; the other half with their tears.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb /18

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.

— Carl Sagan, Cosmos /19

Whenever you find yourself thinking that people are rational, remember that people spend more on lottery tickets than movies, video games, music, sporting events, and books combined

— @.david_perell /20

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.

— Jim Carrey /21

Equity is the new land.
Shareholder is the new landowner.

— @.naval /22

Romance unlocks your passion, which unlocks your chaos.

Whether that's a good or a bad thing is for you to decide.

— @.TellYourSonThis /23

Your body is a reflection of your relationship with yourself.

— @.FitFounder /24


All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

— Buddha /25

The tech industry goes where the entrepreneurs go, not the investors.

Today, that’s the SF Bay Area.

Tomorrow, the Internet.

You can’t move a trust-network any more than you can transplant a forest.

— @.naval /26

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