Words of Wisdom

Denk groß!
sagte der Mann,
der Entdecker sein wollte.

Schau groß!
sagte das Kind
und entdeckte.

(Think big! / said the man, / who wanted to be a discoverer. / Watch big! / said the child / and discovered.)
aus Peter Handke: “Lucie im Wald mit den Dingsda”
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Wo kämen wir hin,
wenn jeder sagte,
wo kämen wir hin,
und keiner ginge,
um zu sehen,
wohin wir kämen,
wenn wir gingen?

(Where would we be, / if everyone said, / where would we be / and no one would go / to see, / where we would be, / if we had gone?) Kurt Marti
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The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard. David Gerrold
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Ein Paradigma ist das Brett, das alle vor dem Kopf haben.

(A paradigm is the board in front of everybody’s head.) Ernst Peter Fischer
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When you invite people to think, you are inviting revolution. Ivana Gabara
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Damit das Mögliche entsteht, muss immer wieder das Unmögliche versucht werden.

(So that the possible may arise, / the impossible must be attempted over and over again.) Hermann Hesse
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Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better!
from Samuel Beckett: “Worstword ho”
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live with intention.
walk to the edge.
listen hard.
practice wellness.
play with abandon.
laugh.
choose with no regret.
continue to learn.
appreciate your friends.
do what you love.
live as if this is all there is.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Neal Donald Walsch
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Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation.
Alisdair Gray

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Letzte Änderung: 20.06.2017