The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Paul Valery - Stimulated by Difficulties

Handwritten Quotes #1

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Eleanor Duckworth - The Matter of Intelligent Thought

“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

Source: The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Morrie Shwartz - If the Culture Doesn't Work, Don't Buy It

“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

Source: Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Paul Valery - Stimulated by Difficulties

“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 Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Robert M. Pirsig - The Real Purpose of the Scientific Method

“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

Source: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Jim Collins - Good is the Enemy of Great

“Good is the enemy of great.” – Jim Colins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

These images are part of a project in which I write out some of my favorite quotes by hand in order to build my typography skills.  To see others, check out the Handwritten Quotes page.  Disclaimer: the links above to source materials are affiliate links which help to support the mission of this site

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