Written by Umang Saini
SpecialKevin Kelly sometimes publishes a series on his site called 'Found quotes'. This is my first post under 'Quote' tag.
The first lifted straight from KK's post. Rest were collected over time.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. -- Robert Heinlein
‘Act without expectation.’ -- Lao Tzu
“The generation that had information, but no context. Butter, but no bread. Craving, but no longing.” -- Meg Wolitzer - The Uncoupling
"Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel" -- Mark Twain Link
"You should never abdicate a responsibility, only ever delegate it." -- Emyth + Swombat Link
"Honesty is such a lonely word, Everyone is so untrue, Originality is hardly ever heard. Copycats, I'm crushing you-too." -- Modified song of Billy Joel ballad Honesty, performed by Andrew Mason and Weller of Groupon at SXSW 2011
"Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution." -- Clay Shirky
"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question." --
“An investment is by all right-minded people to be commended, because it brings comforts and necessities to the citizenry. But, if continued indefinitely, it will lead to the endless pursuit of unnecessary things.” -- Adam Smith
"Today’s collectivists are going after malefactors of moderate means." -- P.J. O'Rourke (Link)
The full list of collected quotes is at Link.