My Favorite Quotes
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 Ray Kurzweil - “By the 2030s, the nonbiological portion of our intelligence will predominate.”
 Ray Kurzweil - “We appear to be programmed with the idea that there are 'things' outside of our self, and some are conscious, and some are not.”
 Simone Weil - “We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits - and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.”
 Simone Weil - “We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits -- and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.”
 Cynthia Weil - “The difference between us and the superstar singersongwriters is that they often become caught up in the recording process, which takes a long time.”
 Simone Weil - “Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.”
 Ray Kurzweil - “As order exponentially increases, time exponentially speeds up.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Some of these things I think are fated, or written in the stars, or it was the right place at the right time. I don't know why.”
 Ulric Weil - “If you really drill down and look at what's going on, you will find, particularly when it comes to the consumer part of the sector, that there's an inventory buildup in the channel, ... So sooner or later, the channel stops ordering. There are no miracles here. The market is maturing, the product is becoming 'commoditized,' and these are very difficult times for these vendors.”
 Cynthia Weil - “We have gone through some difficult times like everyone else and perhaps our working together and respecting each other's abilities, in addition to that little thing called love, helped us survive.”
 Steve Weil - “We have to educate people that Clovis has 10 Title I schools. It's not just a white district.”
 Simone Weil - “The afflicted are not listened to. They are like someone whose tongue has been cut out and who occasionally forgets the fact. When they move their lips no ear perceives any sound. And they themselves soon sink into impotence in the use of language, because of the certainty of not being heard.”
 Simone Weil - “The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running. Where it is lacking there are no real students, but only poor caricatures of apprentices who, at the end of their apprenticeship, will not even have a trade.”
 Simone Weil - “There is something else which has the power to awaken us to the truth. It is the works of writers of genius. They give us, in the guise of fiction, something equivalent to the actual density of the real, that density which life offers us every day but which we are unable to grasp because we are amusing ourselves with lies.”
 Simone Weil - “Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.”
 Simone Weil - “The only way into truth is through one's own annihilation through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation.”
 Simone Weil - “Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand.”
 Simone Weil - “The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.”
 Simone Weil - “It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory more just or less, it is the order that is established when arms have been laid down.”
 Christoph Weil - “The problem with the recovery is that investment is too weak to spark a pickup in employment, which we need for more consumer spending. But growth rates should bounce back. We see 0.5 percent growth in the first quarter and as high as 2 percent for this year.”
 Simone Weil - “To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness, because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves.”
 Ray Kurzweil - “A successful person isn't necessarily better than her less successful peers at solving problems her pattern-recognition facilities have just learned what problems are worth solving.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Although I like the work I've done in the past, I like what I'm writing now even more.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Actually I was writing with people that didn't get records.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Even when I think I'm writing really young, they say it's too mature.”

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