Long Quotes: Jonas Salk

Posted on Sunday, July 18th, 02010 by Tyler Emerson
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Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments.

“The most important question we must ask ourselves is, ‘Are we being good ancestors?'”
Jonas Salk

  • Gert Van Waelvelde

    “Many shall be restored that now are fallen and many shall fall that now are in honor”
    – Horace

    This can apply to people, ideas, ideologies, philosophies, art, …

  • “Nothing we can do can change the past, but everything we do changes the future.”

  • I'm not sure if you think this qualifies, but I think having a healthy perspective on our existence is pretty long-now-ish:

    “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas-covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.” – Douglas Adams

  • Yhu64

    i love thess bahhaaa

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