“Surprise, puzzlement, struggle, excitement, anticipation, and dawning certainty – those are the matter of intelligent thought. As virtues, they stand by themselves – even if they do not, on some specific occasion, lead to the right answer. In the long run, they are what count.” – Eleanor Duckworth
“The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it.” – Morrie Shwartz
“A person is a poet if his imagination is stimulated by the difficulties inherent in his art and not if his imagination is dulled by them.” – Paul Valéry
Source: Imagine: How Creativity Works
“The real pupose of the scientific method is to make sure Nature hasn’t mislead you into thinking you know something you don’t actually know.” – Robert M. Pirsig
“Good is the enemy of great.” – Jim Colins
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