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Understanding and Knowing

September 9th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Sometimes we understand too much, but we don't know enough to express it.
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Caring Too Much

August 7th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Sometimes people refuse to care because they know they will end up caring too much.
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School and College

August 3rd, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Where in school there was a sense of buildup and progression, in college there is but a series of intermissions, a collection of fragments along a flattened stairway, a constant scramble to proceed as quickly as possible without a destination.
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Delusions of Grandeur

July 29th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Delusions of grandeur? As in dreams and aspirations?
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Never and Always

July 29th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Never say never.
Say always.
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Being Perfect

July 23rd, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Being perfect is subjective, based on one's own beliefs and values, but many of us can't even match that.
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The More You Know

July 20th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The more you know someone, the less they respect you.
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Some of the Whole

July 18th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Sometimes, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts only because we can't add.
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Jumping and Flying

July 18th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
I'm tired of learning to jump.  When can I fly?
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Used To

July 14th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
I used to fold flowers, cranes, and flying saucers.
Now I only fold black and white brochures.
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Stranger Than Fiction

July 13th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Truth is stranger than fiction only if you lack imagination.
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Overachieving

May 4th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

Overachieving is like passing the mountain peak and off a cliff.

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Fraying Strands

May 3rd, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Into how many fraying strands can a thread be split before it no longer has a core?
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Hammer

April 20th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

Float like a feather.
Strike like a hammer.

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Blink

April 8th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

I looked up and blinked, thinking the lamp would go away.

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Running

April 7th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
If I was just given a flat open field where I could run as far and as fast as I could without stopping, it would be the closest thing to flying.
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As It Is

April 6th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

See it as it is.
Make it as it should be.

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Old

March 30th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
As we move into the future, we cast away things from the past, but we ourselves get older.
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Doors

March 24th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

The only thing scarier than a door is a wall.

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Faster Time

March 15th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Time doesn't move faster as you get older; the days just become less meaningful.
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