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“We select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts...

“We select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts. When we hear ourselves saying ‘my heart is just not into it’ its because we never allowed it into the decision; it was forced by the ego, often under duress.” - C.C.
📅︎ Feb 01
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"I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, OCD and select...

"I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, OCD and selective mutism. That basically means I only speak when I think it's necessary. Now is one of those moments." — Greta Thunberg
📅︎ Jan 06
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"You need to learn how to select your thoug...

"You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day". Elizabeth Gilbert. Eat, Pray, Love
📅︎ Jan 24
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Space is for everybody. It's not just for a few people in science or m...

Space is for everybody. It's not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts. That's our new frontier out there, and it's everybody's business to know about space. ...Christa McAuliffe
📅︎ Jan 17
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“Blood does not family make. Those are relatives. Family are those with whom you...

“Blood does not family make. Those are relatives. Family are those with whom you share your good, bad, and ugly, and still love one another in the end. Those are the ones you select.” Hector Xtravaganza, the Grandfather of the House of Xtravaganza
📅︎ Jun 20
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“Rejection is an opp...

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.” ― Bernard Branson
📅︎ Oct 15
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There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presenc...

There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presence of energy falls into a stable pattern it will tend to stay that way. The earliest form of natural selection was simply a selection of stable forms and a rejection of unstable ones. There is no mystery
📅︎ Sep 19
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“There may be a big selection of love...

“There may be a big selection of love in this world, however, you never find the same love twice.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
📅︎ Jun 15
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“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the wor...

“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Dec 28
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You need to learn to select your thoughts just the same way you sele...

You need to learn to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life, work on the mind. - Elizabeth Gilbert
📅︎ Jun 12
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"I was not a good pupil, but I was a good learner, and in my neighborhood library, I...

"I was not a good pupil, but I was a good learner, and in my neighborhood library, I roamed the shelves and stacks, had the freedom to select whatever I wanted, to follow paths which fascinated me, to become myself. At the library I felt free." -Oliver Sacks
📅︎ Jul 18
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Ethics, like natural selection, make existence possible. Aesthetics...

Ethics, like natural selection, make existence possible. Aesthetics, like sensual selection, make life lovely and wonderful, fill it with new forms, and give it progress, and variety and change. -Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Feb 11
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"When one sees in a Machiavellian way that everyone around them is a filter of information...

"When one sees in a Machiavellian way that everyone around them is a filter of information, one can begin passing information selectively through the filters for a tactical effect. Information flows through people like streams. Some end, others turn into rivers." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jan 03
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“Not everyone can be trusted. I thi...

“Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.” – Shelley Long
📅︎ Oct 18
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You are who you ha...

You are who you hangout with. Be selective with your circle.
📅︎ Feb 27
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“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the wor...

“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Nov 22
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“If you can’t afford health ...

“If you can’t afford health insurance that’s just natural selection” - Tall Frenchie 5/16/18
📅︎ Jun 09
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"As to methods, there may be a million and then some. ...

"As to methods, there may be a million and then some. But principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods" Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Jan 25
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“It’s hard to know how people select ...

“It’s hard to know how people select a course in life. The big choices we make are practically random.” -Amos Tversky
📅︎ Dec 22
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"If we were to select the most intelligent, imag...

"If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present." ~ Franz Boas
📅︎ Jan 28
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'Presidents are se...

'Presidents are selected, not elected.'― Franklin D. Roosevelt
📅︎ Dec 26
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“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every d...

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
📅︎ Oct 14
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Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the wor...

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Jun 04
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'I abhor the principles that dominate Germany today. I want to see Hit...

'I abhor the principles that dominate Germany today. I want to see Hitlerism overpowered. But you cannot conquer it if you let it conquer you in the process." - Howard Beale at the Selective Service Act hearing in 1940
📅︎ Apr 20
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“We are not educated well enough to pe...

“We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders.” - Walter Cronkite
📅︎ Nov 08
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"We derive support for our preferred conclusions by listening to the wo...

"We derive support for our preferred conclusions by listening to the words that we put in the mouths of people who have already been pre-selected for their willingness to say what we want to hear" - Stumbling on Happiness
📅︎ Feb 14
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"It's not denial. I'm ju...

"It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept."-Bill Watterson
📅︎ Jul 06
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"Varicose veins are the res...

"Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents." William Osler
📅︎ Apr 11
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"By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release an...

"By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release and which you will reinforce, you determine the quality of your Light. You determine the effects that you will have upon others, and the nature of the experiences of your life." Gary Zukav
📅︎ May 12
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Will power should be thought of as a rene...

Will power should be thought of as a renewable energy. It should be used selectively and given the opportunity to replenish itself.
📅︎ Mar 20
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"You have selected Micros...

"You have selected Microsoft Sam as the computer's default voice." - Microsoft Sam
📅︎ Jul 11
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“We cannot selectively numb emotions, ...

“We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.” -Brené Brown
📅︎ May 23
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"By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emo...

"By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release and which you will reinforce, you determine the quality of your light." Gary Zukav
📅︎ Apr 04
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"Hatred as an element of struggle; unbending hatred for the enemy, which pushes a hum...

"Hatred as an element of struggle; unbending hatred for the enemy, which pushes a human being beyond his natural limitations, making him into an effective, violent, selective, and cold-blooded killing machine. This is what our soldiers must become." - Che Guevara
📅︎ Jan 24
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"We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and ...

"We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and it is no accident, but direct consequence of evolution by non-random natural selection - the only game in town, the greatest show on earth." - Richard Dawkins
📅︎ Sep 30
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"That's a logical place to find each other because this place works almost as a natural sele...

"That's a logical place to find each other because this place works almost as a natural selection for people that have this intention to jump off the margin of the map and we all meet here - where the lines of the map converge. There is no point that is south of the South Pole."
📅︎ Aug 25
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