„If one's organism is… the preeminent advantage, and the source of all others, education is the second. The best made brain would be a total loss without it…“

—  Julien Offray de La Mettrie, livro Man a Machine

Man a Machine (1747)

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„Loss is not without its curious advantages for the artist. Major traumatic breaks are pretty common in the biographies of artists I respect.“

—  William Gibson American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and founder of the cyberpunk subgenre 1948

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„And loss of control is always the source of fear. It is also, however, always the source of change.“

—  James Frey, livro The Final Testament of the Holy Bible

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„Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 a.C.

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„Education is what, when, and why to do things. Training is how to do it. Either one without the other is not of much use.“

—  Richard Hamming American mathematician and information theorist 1915 - 1998

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„The loss of wealth is loss of dirt,
As sages in all times assert;
The happy man's without a shirt.“

—  John Heywood English writer known for plays, poems and a collection of proverbs 1497 - 1580

Be Merry Friends; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„The best and greatest winning is a true friend; and the greatest loss is the loss of time.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 a.C.

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„Stalin made mistakes. He made mistakes towards us, for example, in 1927. He made mistakes towards the Yugoslavs too. One cannot advance without mistakes… It is necessary to make mistakes. The party cannot be educated without learning from mistakes. This has great significance.“

—  Mao Zedong Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China 1893 - 1976

Said to Enver Hoxha, on his visit to China in 1956, as quoted in Hoxha's (1986) The Artful Albanian, (Chatto & Windus, London), ISBN 0701129700

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