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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.

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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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    Apr 2 2012: Every man thinks of changing the world, but no man thinks of changing himself. -Leo Tolstoy

    There is such misconception when we talk about society and our world. I think there is a gap between what we think we can accomplish, and it has to start with us being the change we want to see in the world. Self-examination is the only way to truly better the lives we and others live.
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      Apr 2 2012: I could have used this quote in two other conversations going on here at TED...I will copy past Tolstoy and edit my comments.

      Thank you.....YES we have to be the change we want to see. It starts with us....

      Thank you!!
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      Apr 2 2012: Nice quote Gretta, thanks for sharing. "Be the change you want to see in the world" is also one I've always enjoyed =)

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