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Blog Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Long Quotes: Michael Cronin

by Tyler Emerson on November 8th, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “It is often said that what people strive for is the greatest happiness of the greatest number, but it is worth bearing in mind that the greatest number have not yet been born. Therefore, when we speak about the greatest […]

Long Quotes: Ted Turner

by Tyler Emerson on October 13th, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “We’ve got to start planning for the future and doing intelligent things, not the dumb things we’ve been doing. We are already in real trouble, but I like to liken it to a baseball game. Young people […]

Long Quotes: Dean Kamen

by Tyler Emerson on August 30th, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “I think our society is no longer properly valuing the intangible potential of innovation, even if we have to be a little uncomfortable with the risks associated with it, and a little bit willing to fail, pick […]

Long Quotes: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

by Tyler Emerson on August 17th, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Long Quotes: Carl Sagan

by Tyler Emerson on August 3rd, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “Human history can be viewed as a slowly dawning awareness that we are members of a larger group. Initially our loyalties were to ourselves and our immediate family, next, to bands of wandering hunter-gatherers, then to tribes, […]

Long Quotes: Stanislaw Lec

by Tyler Emerson on July 22nd, 02010

Quotes related to long-term thinking. A new series. Have a favorite quote? Share it with us in comments. “No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” – Stanislaw Lec

Long Quotes: Jonas Salk

by Tyler Emerson on July 18th, 02010

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

Richard Feynman quote

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on May 17th, 02007

I came across this very Long Now quote recently. It is pretty amazing to see this level of optimism from someone who worked on the Manhatten Project.

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of. . .   Read More