Quotes by Joan Vinge

Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it.

Joan Vinge

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Truth fears no questions.

Anonymous

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Socrates

I have discovered, in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.

Bill Veeck

If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

Mother Teresa

The difference between our decadence and the Russians' is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic.

James Grover Thurber »

There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly in the only heritage he has to leave.

Ernest Hemingway »

The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.

Marcel Duchamp »