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"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."

(Mark Twain)
"The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion." (Paolo Coelho)
"To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation."

(Chinese Proverb)
"We see ourselves as non-conformist, but I think all of this [online shaming] is creating a more conformist, conservative age... We are defining the boundaries of normality by tearing apart the people outside of it."

(Jon Ronson, So You've Been Publicly Shamed)
"Creativity is intelligence having fun." (Albert Einstein)
"A Stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking."

(Nassim Nicholas Taleb)
"To do original work: It's not necessary to know something nobody else knows. It is necessary to believe something few other people believe."

(Marc Andreessen)
"Not my circus. Not my monkeys." (Polish proverb)
“Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”

(Henry David Thoreau)
"A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both."

(Lawrence Pearsall Jacks)