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Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Aldous Huxley

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Aldous Huxley

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“Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.”

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“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”

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“Dream in a pragmatic way.”

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“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.”

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“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”

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“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”

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“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.”

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“To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.”

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“The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.”

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“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

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“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.”

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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

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“A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.”

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“There isn’t any formula or method. You learn to love by loving – by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.”

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“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.”

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“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.”

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“Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying.”

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“The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.”

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“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.”

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“The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.”

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“A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.”

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“It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than ‘try to be a little kinder.”

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“Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.”

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“Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.”

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“There’s only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.”

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“The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar… Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.”

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“Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.”

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“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”

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“Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.”

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“We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.”

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“To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves.”

Wikipedia:  Aldous Huxley

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