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15+01 — Dieter

A collection of notes on general Knowledge.

The knowledge portal serves as a clipboard, a place to collect various bits of knowledge from various books and their authors.


design knowledge

design pragnanz


Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
—Parkinson's law
A leader is best when people barely know they exists, when their work is done, their aim fulfilled, people will say: we did it ourselves.
—老子(Lao Tse), 道德經(Dao De Jing)
You are what you do. Not what you say, not what you believe, not how you vote, but what you spend your time on.
—Kevin Kelly

work knowledge

work habits

work charisma


I have only made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
—Blaise Pascal, The Provincial Letters

writing knowledge


health knowledge

health breathing


One must first place oneself from the point of view of Epicurus and distinguish natural from imaginary needs. When we are able to despise in practice all that is unnecessary to life, when we will disdain luxury and comfort, when we will savor the physical pleasure that come from simple food and drink — when our bodies as well as our souls will know the goodness of bread and water we will be able to advance further along the road.

The wise man notes that material progress has as its object the increasing of the artificial needs of some and the labor of others. Material progress appears to him as an increasing weight, which increasingly plunges man in the mud and in suffering.

A man is wealthy in proportion to the things he can do without.

incoming(1): mirrors

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