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Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity
Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity

“It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider … who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.”

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Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness
Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness

“Imagination receives the stream of Consciousness, and holds apart and compares the different experiences.”

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On Scientific Taste
On Scientific Taste

“Our taste derives from the summation of all that we have learnt from others, experienced and thought.”

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Montaigne on Death and the Art of Living
Montaigne on Death and the Art of Living

“To lament that we shall not be alive a hundred years hence, is the same folly as to be sorry we were not alive a hundred years ago.”

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Tchaikovsky on Work Ethic vs. Inspiration
Tchaikovsky on Work Ethic vs. Inspiration

“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood.”

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How Muybridge Changed Science Through Art: A Fascinating Vintage Short Film by the U.S. Department of Defense
How Muybridge Changed Science Through Art: A Fascinating Vintage Short Film by the U.S. Department of Defense

What galloping horses have to do with nuclear reactors and supersonic missiles.

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