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If I have seen further it is by standing on the sholders of Giants.

—Isaac Newton

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

—Albert Einstein

I started playing games with myself. I would make the white moves and the black moves, play through the whole game, and eventually I would checkmate the other guy. I almost always won.

—Bobby Fischer

Law never made men a whit more just; and, by means of their respect for it, even the well-disposed are daily made the agents of injustice.

—Henry David Thoreau, "Resistance to Civil Government" (1849) - added 2021-05-07T12:52:10.011Z

Sol chi vuole si serbi fedele;
non v'è amor se non v'è libertà.


Only those who want, be faithful;
There's no love if there's no freedom.

—Duke of Mantua, Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi - added 2022-03-03T18:09:34.867Z

Can we all get along?

—Rodney King - added 2022-03-26T02:57:50.695Z

A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.

—Ralf Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance" (1841) - added 2022-03-28T21:16:06.396Z

The surest way to tame a prisoner is to let him believe he's free.

—Harmony Cobel, Severance, Season 1, Episode 5: The Grim Barbarity of Optics and Design, 43:30

When I got my first communicating device, the feeling was joyous. Finally, I could share my opinions with everyone.

—Rick Hoyt, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: Team Hoyt's Inspirational Story (Full Segment) | HBO, 3:26 - added 2022-09-23T15:22:31.419Z

hello, world

—Tiger Woods - added 2023-04-25T16:55:44.936Z

"Hey, look at me, ain't I cute." That's—It's all—It's just a—The job is called showing off. And if you can get them to not only stop and listen but say, "Isn't he cute? He's really—You're cute!" If you can get the approval—See I—In our school we didn't have grades. So we didn't have A's, B's, and C's, and D's. The only A's I got—and this is a little corny—I got their attention, I got their approval, their admiration, their approbation, and their applause. And those are the only A's I wanted, and I got 'em. I got all my A's.

—George Carlin, Jon Stewart Interviews George Carlin, 11:15 - added 2023-05-01T17:21:27.461Z