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You know that passage in the Bible that says, "And the meek shall inherit the Earth"? Always wondered if that was mistranslated. Perhaps it actually says, "And the geek shall inherit the Earth.".

Neil deGrasse Tyson

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

Marilyn Manson

Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you’ve got, and fix it as you go.

Paul Arden

Imagine, a room, awash in gasoline. And there are two implacable enemies in that room. One of them has 9,000 matches. The other has 7,000 matches. Each of them is concerned about who`s ahead, who`s stronger. Well, that`s the kind of situation we are actually in.

Carl Sagan

In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that`s a really good argument; my position is mistaken", and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn`t happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.

Carl Sagan

Sometimes you don`t just want to risk making mistakes; you actually want to make them - if only to give you something clear and detailed to fix. Making mistakes is the key to making progress.

Daniel Dennett

So if your thoughts are energy, and energy attracts, then all of your thoughts about all of the things you fear the most - well, you`re actually making them happen. You`re manifesting them into existence simply by obsessing over them.

Alyson Noel

Feeling better is not actually being better.

James Randi

One of the biggest problems with the world today is that we have large groups of people who will accept whatever they hear on the grapevine, just because it suits their worldview - not because it is actually true or because they have evidence to support it.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

I was so scared to give up depression, fearing that somehow the worst part of me was actually all of me.

Elizabeth Wurtzel

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

Actually, watching television and surfing the Internet are really excellent practice for being dead.

Chuck Palahniuk

Love goes very far beyond the physical person of the beloved. It finds its deepest meaning in his spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of importance.

Viktor E. Frankl

Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.

Dave Barry

The important thing is to make some sort of difference [...] You know, actually change something. [...] Not the whole entire world. Just the little bit around you.

David Nicholls

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