Decision Of Character Is One Of The Most Important Of Human Qualities, Philosophically Considered.
Decision of character is one of the most important of human qualities,
philosophically considered. Speculation, knowledge, is not the chief
end of man; it is action.
DARING, n. One of the most conspicuous qualities of a man in security.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary...
Speculation is the return lane of the road to knowledge.
Deciding whom you marry is the most important decision you'll ever make.
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action. -- Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895)
line starve: [MIT] 1. vi. To feed paper through a printer the wrong way by one line (most printers can't do this).
On a display terminal, to move the cursor up to the previous line of the screen....
It's hard not to like a man of many qualities, even if most of them are bad.
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
-- Prof. Noam Chomsky...
In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge.
Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not the color, but to accept God's final decision on where your lips end.
-- Jerry Seinfeld...