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Edited by Jonathan Vernon, Thursday, 1 Sep 2011, 09:45
How passed thinking informs the present when it comes to learning.

"It's a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger that memory becomes." Nabakov.

We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover for ourselves than by those given to us by others'. Lec

The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Lec

'The surest way to corrupt a young man is to teach him to esteem more highly those who think alike than those who think differently'. Nietzsche

'Analogy is the only language understood by the subconscious mind'. Jung

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." Jung

"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. " Jung

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"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." Jung

This could not be more true.  That statement is the foundation of my unease with the general population, who seek to point out flaws in others that they so blatantly display themselves.  I like this quote very much.

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The excessive use of quotations indicates that there is a lack of original ideas on the subject.

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Ambition is the first step towards failure.

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Live every day as it was the last day of you life

Please God, I don't want to die, I dont want to die, I don't want to die

Homer

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I agree! I should keep this page hidden as I'm using it to aggregate quotes that I MAY choose to use with discretion at a later date taking on board Tom's thoughts here and my own use of a John O'Farrel quote in this diary that mocks the habit. These are quotes from an MA like course I completed with The School of Communication Arts, London. Better to express your own take on a thing than to cut and paste from someone else and certainly understand the context of these sayings and quotes, which is why I am trying to locate the source so that I can see it in a page, in a chapter, of a book - THEN express my opinion.