„We are prone to overestimate how much we understand about the world and to underestimate the role of chance in events.“

—  Daniel Kahneman, livro Thinking, Fast and Slow

Fonte: Thinking, Fast and Slow

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„We tend to overestimate what we can do in the short term and underestimate what we can do in the long term.“

—  Tim Hurson Creativity theorist, author and speaker 1946

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„How much the greatest event it is that ever happened in the world! and how much the best!“

—  Charles James Fox British Whig statesman 1749 - 1806

Letter to Mr. Fitzpatrick (30 July 1789) on the fall of the Bastille, printed in J. Russell (ed.), Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox. Volume II (London: Richard Bentley, 1853), p. 361.
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„Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do than what we know about parenting.“

—  Brené Brown US writer and professor 1965

Fonte: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

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„It's only when we're alive and in this world that we have the chance to progress. From the state of the world today, we haven't made much progress.“

—  Richard Matheson American fiction writer 1926 - 2013

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Contexto: To me, I don't even think of life after death. To me, life after death and reincarnation are just slices of the pie. Life is a huge wheel and it goes around and around, and life after death is just a segment of that. It comes down to spiritual growth. I think that we keep coming back until we learn what we need to learn, until we get it right.
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„In the United States, international business still means the U. S. and the rest of the world. Here it is different. We wanted to learn about the reality of international business and understand the role and scope of strategy within that.“

—  Renée Mauborgne American economist

Renée Mauborgne in: Stuart Crainer, " W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne: The Thought Leader Interview http://www.strategy-business.com/article/11695?gko=d33f3," strategy+business, January 12, 2002. First Quarter 2002. Issue 26 (originally published by Booz & Company)

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„We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.“

—  J. M. Barrie, livro Margaret Ogilvy

Fonte: Margaret Ogilvy (1897), Ch. 8

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