“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t.” – Lewis Carroll -Alice in Wonderland (1951)
“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” – John Donne
“When you see a good move, look for a better one”
― Emanuel Lasker
“Stand up straight. Put your shoulders back. Act like you got some sense.” “Act Like You’ve Been Somewhere” – Jamie Foxx
Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter and comedian. Winner of Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy
“First we build the tools, then they build us.” – Marshall McLuhan
Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC, was a Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar — a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communications theorist. McLuhan’s work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. McLuhan is known for coining the expressions “the medium is the message” and the “global village”.
For more on McLuhan check out the wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_McLuhan
Other interesting reads: http://codex.stanford.edu/first-we-build-the-tools-then-they-build-us-marshall-mcluhan/
And example of the tools is social media and has taken over the lives of most of many on a global scale.
“What You Do, Speaks So Loudly, I Cannot Hear What You Say” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.” – Albert Einstein
“If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. ” – Steve Jobs – Co Founder Apple Inc.
Every time I want to do bad, she’s there to remind me that I’m good. – Jermal Smith 2014