Notes and Quotes

Here you find ideas, quotes, and notes that caught my attention. Sometimes you might find them inspiring, sometimes funny and sometimes maybe odd…

Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.
The Godfather
Don't give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.
Ray Bradbury
Whether sociology can ever become a full-fledged "science" depends on whether the terms which sociologists employ to describe events can be analyzed into quantifiable observables.
Anatol Rapoport (1949!)
Warning: reflections in the mirror may be distorted by socially constructed ideas of beauty.
The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.
Pierre Bourdieu
Policy makers normally feel that they already know all the sociology they need for their decisions. I don't think they are right, but that's the way it is.
Daniel Kahneman
There is only one corner in the universe you can be certain of improving and that is your own self.
Aldous Huxley
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together
African wisdom