Archive | October, 2008

Martin Seligman – Quotes

“When well-being comes from engaging our strengths and virtues, our lives are imbued with authenticity.” (Seligman, 2002a, p. 9) Read the full story

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. – Quotes

“I would not give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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Mandell Creighton – Quotes

“The one real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” – Mandel Creighton

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Peter Drucker – Quotes

“The most common source of mistakes in management decisions is the emphasis on finding the right answer rather than the right question.” – Peter Drucker

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Abraham Maslow – Quotes

“The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side; it has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological height. It is as if psychology had voluntarily restricted itself to only half its rightful jurisdiction, and that the darker, meaner half.” (Maslow, 1954, p. 354) Read the full story

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Lao Tzu – Quotes

“In pursuit of knowledge, every day something is acquired; in pursuit of wisdom, every day something is dropped.” – Lao Tzu

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Henry David Thoreau – Quotes

“The soul grows by subtraction, not addition.” – Henry David Thoreau

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Archibald MaCleish – Quotes

“What is wrong is not the great discoveries of science—information is always better than ignorance, no matter what information or what ignorance. What is wrong is the belief behind the information, the belief that information will change the world. It won’t.” – Archibald MacLeish

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