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Die when I may; I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing naive.Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)
If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)
One cannot solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that gave rise to it.Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Make everything as simple as possible but not simpler. Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
He who asks is a fool for five minutes but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. Chinese Proverb
One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again. Henry Ford (1863-1947)
If you think you will succeed or fail, you are right.Henry Ford (1863-1947)
Minds are like parachutes. They only function when open.Lord Thomas R Dewar
All ideas pass through a stage where it is easy to rubbish them. Peter Honey
A problem is the difference between what you’ve got and what you want. Peter Honey
If a problem has no solution it may not be a problem but a fact – not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.Shimon Peres (1923-2016)
When you have eliminated the impossible; whatever remains; however improbable, must be the truth. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1858-1930).
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas Edison (1847-1931)
The only difference between a rut and a grave is depth. Unknown
There are two kinds of fools. One says ‘This is old, therefore it is good’; the other says, ’This is new, therefore it is better.William Ralph Inge (1860-1954)