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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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“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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“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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“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”

Albert Einstein

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“The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.”

“The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.”

“What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.”

Werner Heisenberg

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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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“If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a…”

“If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal.”

Richard Stallman

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