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  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    Note: sth omnipotent & omnipresent, but u cannot see it
  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    上善若水。水善利万物而不争,处众人之所恶(wù), 故几于道。 居善地,心善渊,与善仁,言善信,政善治,事善能,动善时。夫唯不争,故无尤。
    Note: nothing is comparable with water on kindness
  • Zheng shared from The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal
    Note: This book is worth reading: the frustration of weak will power resonates with everyone's feeling.
  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    Young people today, both in government and the private sector, are also aware that they are at the tail end of the Chinese gold rush, so many are eager to feast on the “emperor’s grain” while they have the chance.
    Note: Astonishingly incisive critique
  • Zheng shared from The Art of UNIX Programming by Eric S. Raymond
    There is a vast difference between knowledge and expertise. Knowledge lets you deduce the right thing to do; expertise makes the right thing a reflex, hardly requiring conscious thought at all.
    Note: diff knowledge expertise
  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    “Who controls the past,” ran the Party slogan, “controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.”
    Note: 1984
  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    All politicians flip-flop from time to time;
    Note: truth about politicians
  • Zheng shared from Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices That Matter) by Garr Reynolds
    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
    Note: simplicity is difficult
  • Zheng shared from The Essays of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon
    Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
    Note: words glittered with intelligence, from: of studies
  • Zheng shared from a Personal Document
    if history does not repeat, it surely does rhyme.
    Note: History doesnt repeat, it surely does rhyme.