Field Quotes

"An expert is a person who has ma...

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field." β€” Niels Bohr
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I asked a wise man, β€œTell me sir, in which field could I make a great...

I asked a wise man, β€œTell me sir, in which field could I make a great career?” He said with a smile, β€œBe a good human being. There is a huge opportunity in this area And very little competition.” --Jalal ud Din Rumi
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"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in ou...

"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in our heart is our field of freedom. As long as we carry old wounds and anger in our heart, we continue to suffer. Forgiveness allows us to move on." β€”Sharon Salzberg
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β€œIf you can't dazzle them ...

β€œIf you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.” - W.C. Fields
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"Once, during Prohibition, I was...

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water." - W. C. Fields
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"Out beyond the ideas of wrong and right, there is a...

"Out beyond the ideas of wrong and right, there is a field; I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about." ~Rumi
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"I've never struck a wom...

"I've never struck a woman in my life, not even my own mother." β€” W. C. Fields
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"Horse sense is the thing a h...

"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. " - W. C. Fields
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You may be a little older, or a little mo...

You may be a little older, or a little more neurotic, or a little more closed off. But inside, you're just the same. ...Sally Field
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"I am free of all pre...

"I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 22
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β€˜I’ve been on a diet for two week...

β€˜I’ve been on a diet for two weeks, and all I’ve lost is fourteen days’ - Totie Fields, American actress.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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I personally stay away from natura...

I personally stay away from natural foods. At my age I need all the preservatives I can get. ....W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 04
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To excel in any field requires talent...

To excel in any field requires talent, perseverence, practice, humility and healthy dose of craziness ~Infinite Radius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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a kind word from a blunt man is worth a thou...

a kind word from a blunt man is worth a thousand times more than a superficial compliment from the one who spreads it like dung on a field
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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β€œGreat photography is ab...

β€œGreat photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field.” – Peter Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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"If a man says he is not afraid of...

"If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha."-Field Marshall Sam Manekshaw
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"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turnin...

"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turning point will be when we begin to trust them above our own selves, and when people overwhelmingly prefer the assistance of an AI in some field than a human." - Ravi Silari
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β€œYou can’t just slap on self-respect without first applying a primer coat, which appears...

β€œYou can’t just slap on self-respect without first applying a primer coat, which appears to be self-acceptance. Self-acceptance requires recognizing you’re human and therefore fallible”. -(Unfuckology; a field guide to living with guts and confidence, Amy Alkon, pg. 16)
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"There was one field in which man was unsurpassed; he showed unlimited ingenuity in ...

"There was one field in which man was unsurpassed; he showed unlimited ingenuity in devising bigger and more efficient ways to kill off, enslave, harass, and in all ways make an unbearable nuisance of himself to himself" -Heinlein (Stranger in a Strange Land)
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"[...]We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing...

"[...]We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; WE SHALL NEVER SURRENDER[...]" -- Winston Churchill
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"Horse sense is the thing a ...

"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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"A woman once drove me to d...

"A woman once drove me to drink and I never had the decency to thank her." -W.C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 08
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"If you don't go to University to study your field of passion, then being an icon...

"If you don't go to University to study your field of passion, then being an iconoclast is something that just happens. No conflict is felt from soiling the Ideas left by the Greats, because you don't know that you know any of them" - Rudolf P Belmar
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"Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compl...

"Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are." β€” Henry Fielding
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 22
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β€œOut beyond the ideas of wr...

β€œOut beyond the ideas of wrong and right, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” - Rumi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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"You've achieved success in your fiel...

"You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play." β€” Warren Beatty
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 15
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"Most advances in science come when ...

"Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields." β€” Peter Borden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive fiel...

"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive field where it is difficult to stand out. Over time, through your work, you will demonstrate who you are and what you bring to the field. Just stay with it and keep working." β€” Lisa Kudrow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 13
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"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically dese...

"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage." -- Sydney J. Harris
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"Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody fo...

"Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 09
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"There is a silent lottery affecting humanity, pertaining to neurocognition. It is n...

"There is a silent lottery affecting humanity, pertaining to neurocognition. It is not a level playing field, some are born advantaged and others less so. It is a problem that we must address like any other form of inequality in the near future." - Ravi Silari
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 05
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"A newspaper consists of just the s...

"A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not." β€” Henry Fielding
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"An expert is a person who has ma...

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field." β€” Niels Bohr
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"I drink therefore I am." -...

"I drink therefore I am." - W. C. Fields (died from alcohol-related stomach hemorrhage)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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"Some weasel took...

"Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 28
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β€œThe little cares that fretted me, I lo...

β€œThe little cares that fretted me, I lost them yesterday Among the fields above the sea, Among the winds at play.” - Unknown
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An expert is a person who has ma...

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. β€”Niels Bohr
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"Every person takes the limits of t...

"Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Never in the field of human c...

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." - Winston Churchill
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β€œAn expert is a man who has made ...

β€œAn expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.” ~ Niels Bohr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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Wondering if you're happy is a gr...

Wondering if you're happy is a great shortcut to just being depressed. β€”Dorothea Fields, 20th Century Women
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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I was living the American d...

I was living the American dream and I realized it wasn’t my dream. Joshua Fields Millburn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive fiel...

"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive field where it is difficult to stand out. Over time, through your work, you will demonstrate who you are and what you bring to the field. Just stay with it and keep working." β€” Lisa Kudrow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"It ain't what they c...

"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to."-- W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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Out beyond ideas of wrongdoi...

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. - Rumi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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"If you can't dazzle them ...

"If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit." - W.C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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Aaron Swartz: "Creativity comes f...

Aaron Swartz: "Creativity comes from applying things you learn in other fields to the field you work in."
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β€œI am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Ei...

β€œI am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.” - Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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I cook with wine, so...

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food. - W.C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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"Still, I must say, track and field doesn't ...

"Still, I must say, track and field doesn't really seem like a full sport. It's more like leftover scraps from other sports." - Dale Gribble
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"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoi...

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I'll meet you there." - Rumi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 22
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"I always keep a supply of stimul...

"I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake--which I also keep handy." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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"Some weasel took...

"Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Ei...

"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." - Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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"I never vote for a...

"I never vote for anyone; I always vote against." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive fiel...

"You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive field where it is difficult to stand out. Over time, through your work, you will demonstrate who you are and what you bring to the field. Just stay with it and keep working." β€” Lisa Kudrow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"The trouble with not having a goal is tha...

"The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." - Bill Copeland.
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"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Ei...

"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." - Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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If at first you don't succeed, try, ...

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit, theres's no use being a damn fool about it. -W.C. Fields
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"We have to articulate ourse...

"We have to articulate ourselves. Otherwise we would be cows in the field." β€” Werner Herzog
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 14
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"Always carry a flagon of whiskey ...

"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite. Furthermore, always carry a small snake." - WC Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 26
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β€œIf you can't dazzle them ...

β€œIf you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.” - W.C. Fields
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Growth and comfort don’...

Growth and comfort don’t spend time in the same room. -Joshua Fields Millburn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 25
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"The easiest way to be at the ...

"The easiest way to be at the top of your field, is to choose a very small field." - Simone Giertz
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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'If you can't dazzle them ...

'If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.' ― W.C. Fields
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Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if y...

Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they’ll turn out. -Randall Munroe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 09
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"If you find yourself alone, riding in green fields with...

"If you find yourself alone, riding in green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled. For you are in Elysium and you are already dead!" - Maximus Decimus Meridius
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"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Ei...

"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." -Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"Last week, I went to...

"Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed." β€” W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 21
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SPAGETIFICATION: Essentially, when a particle draws too cl...

SPAGETIFICATION: Essentially, when a particle draws too close to the source of the powerful gravitational field, it is stretched into long thin shapes, like pasta. ~Stephen Hawking
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Ei...

"I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." - Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"I love the winter, with its imprisonme...

"I love the winter, with its imprisonment and its cold, for it compels the prisoner to try new fields and resources." Thoreau
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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"The trouble with not having a goal is th...

"The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." -Bill Copeland
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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β€œAre the people you are listening to experts in selling or experts in their...

β€œAre the people you are listening to experts in selling or experts in their given fields or both? Many can sell their services with a greater expertise than the expertise they have in the services they are selling." - Loren Weisman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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"Never be afraid to be ...

"Never be afraid to be a poppy in a field of daffodils." - Michaela DePrince
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"A woman once drove me to d...

"A woman once drove me to drink, and I never had the decency to thank her." -W. C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 08
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"We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on t...

"We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on the landing grounds. We shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, We shall never surrender. - Churchill.
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"Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And...

"Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they’ll turn out."
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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β€œIf you can't dazzle them ...

β€œIf you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.” ― W.C. Fields
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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