Mislead quotes

  • There is a fine line in the Third World between half a dozen customs officials waiting for you to offer them a bribe and half a dozen customs officials waiting for you to offer them a bribe so they can throw you in jail.

  • The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.

  • In my opinion nothing has contributed more to the corruption of the original idea of socialism as the belief that Russia is a socialist country.

  • It's your life, live it your way.

  • We are always doing something, talking, reading, listening to the radio, planning what next. The mind is kept naggingly busy on some easy, unimportant external thing all day.

  • It's over. The franchise is dead. The press killed it. Your magazine f**king killed it. New York Magazine. It's like all the critics got together and said, 'This franchise must die.' Because they all had the exact same review. It's like they didn't see the movie. Got any more gum?

  • It does not matter how awesome your product is or your presentation or your post. Your awesome thing matters ONLY to the extent that it serves the user's ability to be a little more awesome.

  • The value of an ad is in inverse ratio to the number of times it has been used.

  • I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It's my personal approach that creates the climate. It's my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess tremendous power to make a student's life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a student humanized or de-humanized.

  • In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.