Posts Tagged "quote"

“We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.”

Information technology has changed daily life. So why does it seem to have had a less explosive impact on economic growth than inventions of decades past? (via theeconomist)

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“To grow, you must be willing to let your present and future be totally unlike your past. Your history is not your destiny.”

Alen Cohen

Mariko says some things that make me roll my eyes at yoga, but this one stuck with me all through class.

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“In one survey a fifth of Korean middle and high school students said they felt tempted to commit suicide. In 2009 a tragic 202 actually did so. The suicide rate among young Koreans is high: 15 per 100,000 15-24-year-olds, compared with ten Americans, seven Chinese and five Britons.”

Every year South Korea comes to a halt on the day of the university entrance exams, for it is the most important day in most South Koreans’ lives. The single set of multiple-choice tests that students take that day determines their future. But the “one-shot” society carries a heavy cost. (via theeconomist)

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“Be careful around January Jones. She’s not as approachable as the others. She’s really serious about what she does. Everyone else is so nice.”

Jared Gilmore, aka Mad Men’s Bobby Draper, giving advice to the next kid actor who will play Bobby. Gilmore is going to ABC’s Once Upon A Time so his role will be recast.

He has no idea how cutting he’s being.

TV Guide via Vulture

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“Looking out, I realize I’m a long way from Flatbush Ave., but Brooklyn’s definitely in the house tonight.” - Chris Mullin, Hall of Fame speech ‘11

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