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Wednesday, October 20, 2004

quotable quotes

amtrak has their monthly magazine for reading in their trains. while i was travelling on them i got hold of this article which has the title " RE-IMAGINE, IF YOU WILL.... - A reading list for history's other leading minds"
i am going to quote some of the names and thier "motto's"
  • socrates (469-399 BC): answer every question with a question
  • confucius (551-479 BC): be humble. learn. don't traust fast talkers.
  • leif eriksson aka erik the viking (970-1020AD): vatch out for that iceberg! ( no spelling mistake in the v)
  • niccolo machiavelli (1469-1527AD) : sometimes you have to step on a few heads to get to the top
  • benjamin franklin (1706-1790): never fly a kite during a lightining storm
  • sigmund freud (1856-1939): tell me about your mother, and I'll tell you about you
  • mahatma gandhi (1869-1948): fight the good fight - without actually fighting

there you go!what do u think?

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