The Monday Morning Quote #618

“The Purpose of getting power is to give it away.”

Aneurin “Nye” Bevan

The Monday Morning Quote #623

Growth begins where adversity starts.

Unknown – via Jonathan Trott

The Monday Morning Quote #622

“Everything will be alright in the end, so if it’s not alright, it’s not the end.

Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

(thanks to Mark Kermode)

A Supercomputer Analyzed Covid-19…

— and an Interesting New Theory Has Emerged

Conclusion: Covid-19 is like a burglar who slips in your unlocked second-floor window and starts to ransack your house. Once inside, though, they don’t just take your stuff — they also throw open all your doors and windows so their accomplices can rush in and help pillage more efficiently.

“Great piece of general explanation. Long read but worth it. Renewed my determination to try to avoid catching the disease.” This is lifted from John Naughton’s Blog Memex 1.1 which is essential daily reading.

Read a closer look at the Bradykinin Hypothesis

The Monday Morning Quote #621

“You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.”


The Monday Morning Quote #620

“Keep the company of those who seek the truth; run from those who have found it.”

Vaclav Havel

“A uniquely difficult situation”

Taken from Newcastle University’s otherwise helpful guide to the dog’s dinner of the A-level results.

The Monday Morning Quote #619

“We are social creatures to the inmost centre of our being. The notion that one can begin anything at all from scratch, free from the past, or unindebted to others, could not conceivably be more wrong.”

Karl Popper

Quote of The Day (Dental)

If you could go back in time, where would you go?
I’ll stay here, thanks. The past has bad dentistry.

Salman Rushdie interviewed in The Guardian.

The Monday Morning Quote #617

Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance;

nothing fosters ignorance more than one’s own opinions;

nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality.

Sheri S. Tepper, novelist (16 Jul 1929-2016) 


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