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Wayne Busby


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What is your favourite quote and why?

I would like to begin here a compendium of those bits of wisdom humanity perceives to be most true or without exception.

It is not necessary to name who might be credited with saying your selection, as no such person can honestly claim to have been without some outside inspiration, which catalyzed their creativity and moved them to express their insight.
Much like what you are called here to do.

If you yourself have distilled some wisdom through reflection, please allow me to present you this moment to pass it on here for consideration or perhaps start your own string.

The purpose of all this is to provide a most efficient tool for correlating the most valid ideas about morality and what we perceive to be real or important across culture or socialization. I would then like to work with you to turn this soil and see what new things (ideas) might grow. Food for the soul.

You are encouraged to emulate the creative process here so: COPY, COMBINE and TRANSFORM! Help me correlate.

Please comment in a constructive way if you agree or not with anything posted here and explain why.

Topics: education quotes

Closing Statement from Wayne Busby

Herein you will find over 700 quotes and comments full of inspiration and wisdom, from Tedsters motivated by positivity and the betterment of mankind.
I am blessed and humbled to have consorted with them.
Get yourself your favourite comfort drink and stay a while, this is one of 'Ted Conversations' longest strings ever.

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    Mar 23 2012: “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.”
    ― Jim Morrison

    Well.... speaks for itself :)
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      Mar 26 2012: Its beautiful.

      "If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise"
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      Mar 31 2012: I like those quotes a lot. Also reminds me of this quote I've heard once and never forgotten, “I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.” - Kurt Cobain
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        Mar 31 2012: Wow Kaitlyn!!
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        Mar 31 2012: Ah...Kurt Cobain...thats actually one of my favorite quotes of him.I also adore this one,"Its better to burn out than fade away" :)
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          Mar 31 2012: "It is only by spending oneself that one becomes rich".....has already been submitted, but your quote brought it to mind, thanks Beste...
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        Mar 31 2012: He really was a genius . . .
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      Mar 31 2012: Beste, I took a look at your profile and love your quote by Gilda Radner, perhaps you can post it for us as well?
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        Mar 31 2012: Sure :)That quote is like my life motto right now :D since used to and still do have a very hard time adapting into new environments and accepting change,that quote reminds me that change isnt always a bad thing and how i should actually embrace it rather than reject it :) Also thank you for taking the time to look at my profile
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      Mar 31 2012: beste give me aquot

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