Paul Broca quotes

  • Every story, each poem that a person shares, each voice that speaks against menstrual taboo, inspires me.

  • There is psychological pleasure in this takeoff, too, for the swiftness of the plane’s ascent is an exemplary symbol of transformation. The display of power can inspire us to imagine analogous, decisive shifts in our own lives, to imagine that we, too, might one day surge above much that now looms over us.” P. 38-39

  • My faith inspires me so much. It is the very reason that I run. I feel that my running is completely a gift from God and it is my responsibility to use it to glorify him.

  • Economics, as it has emerged, can be made more productive by paying greater and more explicit attention to the ethical considerations that shape human behaviour and judgment.

  • Poverty is the deprivation of opportunity.

  • It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own. All the power it has is what society gives it, plus what it confiscates from time to time on one pretext or another, there is no other source from which State power can be drawn. Therefore every assumption of State power, whether by gift or seizure leaves society with so much less power; there is never, nor can be, any strengthening of State power without a corresponding and roughly equivalent depletion of social power.

  • The assumption that humans could be a reliable back up for the system was a fallacy!

  • The technical explanation is that the market-sensitive risk models used by thousands of market participants work on the assumption that each user is the only person using them.

  • The great thing about 'Allen Gregory' is that we try to make it really questionable that the things he says have happened, have really happened. We like that ambiguity.

  • I know how absurd things can get. I've had years where I've had questionable things going on in my life.