The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
John Maynard Keynes
“Ideas improve. The meaning of words plays a role in that improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress depends on it. It sticks close to an author’s phrasing, exploits his expressions, deletes a false idea, replaces it with the right one.”
Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle (Paris, 1967)
Out of context, some of these one-liners you’ve probably seen in a dialog box have a deeper meaning. The last one is an honorable mention; a classic, non-tech artifact.
Everything not saved will be lost.
Nintendo “Quit Screen” message
Wait some time and then reconnect
Remove all attachments
Make sure your own mask is secure before assisting others
Airplane safety card
I’m sure you can google for plenty more, but these were my favorites.
Once we have a firm practice of compassion our state of mind becomes stronger which leads to inner peace, giving rise to self-confidence, which reduces fear. This makes for constructive members of the community. Self-centredness on the other hand leads to distance, suspicion, mistrust and loneliness, with unhappiness as the result.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama