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“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no…”

“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing.”

Richard P. Feynman, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

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“We are storytelling animals, and cannot bear to acknowledge the ordinariness of our daily lives.”

“We are storytelling animals, and cannot bear to acknowledge the ordinariness of our daily lives.”

Stephen Jay Gould

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“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple…”

“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”

Carl Sagan, Cosmos

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“Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.”

“Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.”

Esther Dyson

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“Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more…”

“Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more important to have smart people who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.”

Joseph J. Thomson

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“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

Albert Einstein 

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“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.”

“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.”

Thomas Browne

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“I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they…”

“I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.”

Georg C. Lichtenberg

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“Creativity is contagious, pass it on.”

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on.”

Albert Einstein

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“You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.”

“You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.”

Eliezer Yudkowsky

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