— Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers
„We find support for the contingency logic, suggesting that effective organization design has to take into account the underlying characteristics of the firm's knowledge base.“
— Jonas Ridderstråle, Julian Birkinshaw, Robert Nobel, and Jonas Ridderstråle. "Knowledge as a contingency variable: do the characteristics of knowledge predict organization structure?." Organization science 13.3 (2002): 274-289.
— Massimo Vignelli Italian designer 1931 - 2014
— Pierre Bourdieu French sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher 1930 - 2002
(1990), The Logic of Practice. p. 86
„Books are infinite in number and time is short. The secret of knowledge is to take what is essential. Take that and try to live up to it.“
— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
„Socialism means keeping account of everything. You will have socialism if you take stock of every piece of iron and cloth.“
— Vladimir Lenin Russian politician, led the October Revolution 1870 - 1924
„Of all the knowledge that we can ever obtain, the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of ourselves, are the most important.“
— Jonathan Edwards, A careful & strict inquiry into the modern prevailing notions of that freedom of the will, which is supposed to be essential to moral agency, virtue & vice, reward & punishment, praise & blame...
„The objective of education reform is to creat learning individual, organization, and society. An educated person or the authentic learning outcome should possess the following abilities and characteristics which are based on Thai cultural heritage and appropriate level of education: good physical and mental health, critical thinking, intellectual inquisitiveness, professionalism, sense of responsibility, honesty, selfsacrifice, perseverance, team spirit, adherence to democracy, and love for King, Country and Religion.“
— Sukavich Rangsitpol Thai politician 1935
— Will Durant, The Story of Civilization
„We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.“
— Jacques-Yves Cousteau French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher 1910 - 1997
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
In: Tomás R. Villasante (1994), Las ciudades hablan: identidades y movimientos sociales en seis metrópolis latinoamericanas. p. 264.