Advice

581 – “Difficultatis patrocinia praeteximus segnitiae.”

“We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.”

–Quintilian
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579 – “Science, like the Mississippi, begins in a tiny rivulet in the distant forest. Gradually other streams swell its volume. And the roaring river that bursts the dikes is formed from countless sources.”

–Abraham Flexner

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517 – “I’ve become skeptical of the unwritten rule that just because a boy and girl appear in the same feature a romance must ensue. Rather, I want to portray a slightly different relationship, one where the two mutually inspire each other to live – if I’m able to, then perhaps I’ll be closer to portraying a true expression of love.”

–Hayao Miyazaki [Attributed]

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497 – “There are many ways to silence young people and make them invisible. Many ways to anesthetize them, to make them keep quiet, ask nothing, question nothing. There are many ways to sedate them, to keep them from getting involved, to make their dreams flat and dreary, petty and plaintive. … Dear young people, you have it in you to shout.”

–Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome

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