Quotes by Maurice Druon

Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number.

Maurice Druon

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The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

Zeno

A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.

Robert Reich

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

Lao Tzu

Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals.

Vaclav Havel

There but for the grace of God go [I].

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Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.

Mark Twain »