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Quotes

Belief

by gungus on July 21, 2010

People’s beliefs about their abilities have a profound effect on those abilities. Ability is not a fixed property; there is a huge variability in how you perform. People who have a sense of self efficacy bounce back from failures; they approach things in terms of how to handle them rather than worrying about what can go wrong.

- Albert Bandura

Smile

by gungus on March 1, 2010

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”
- Dr. Seuss

Laugh

March 19, 2009

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. – Kurt Vonnegut

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U2 – No Line on the Horizon

March 3, 2009

It’s not an easy record, and it’s complex. “[Get on Your] Boots” is one of those things where our audience is kind of divided on whether they think it’s a good or bad thing. I’m very pleased with it. I think it shakes it up a bit, and we need to do that. We’ve had […]

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Remain an artist

February 23, 2009

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to  remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso

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Time

February 3, 2009

The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it. – Banksy

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The Bumble Bee

January 27, 2009

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” – Albert Einstein

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Art

November 25, 2008

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. – Andre Gide

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Barack Obama

November 4, 2008

Tonight, I saw history. Barack Obama won the Presidential election. What a great night! G made hors devours and the three of us gathered in front of the TV to bask in it’s warmth and glow. In a strange way, as we watched a 50 something inch TV, it felt remarkably like the sixties. There […]

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Striving for Diamonds not Coal

September 16, 2008

“We’ve hit a rich songwriting vein. It gets a bit dark down here but looks like we’ve found diamonds not coal. I thought a while back we might have the album wrapped by now, but why come up above ground now if there’s more priceless stuff to be found?” – Bono on U2′s Upcoming 2009 […]

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