Fabio Alfaro

My Favorite Quotes

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. – William Pitt

“Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.”—John F. Kennedy

“The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.” – Newton D. Baker

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for” – Epicurus

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation” – Henry David Thoreau

“Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” — Albert Einstein

“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” — Alden Nowlan

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – B. F. Skinner

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” – B.F. knowledge

“Cheaters often accuse you of cheating. Liars often accuse you of lying. Insecure people often crumble your security. Behavior speaks…How someone treats you may have nothing to do with you; but can be a reflection of who they are.” – Steve Maraboli

“What Orwell failed to predict was that we’d buy the cameras ourselves, and that our biggest fear would be that nobody was watching” – Keith Lowell Jensen

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X

“Everyone you meet always asks if you have a career, are married, or own a house as if life was some kind of grocery list. But no one ever asks you if you are happy” – Heath Ledger

“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.” – Tom Goodwin

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“We live in a country where if you want to go bomb somebody, there’s remarkably little discussion about how much it might cost. But when you have a discussion about whether or not we can assist people who are suffering, then suddenly we become very cost-conscious.” – Prof. Andrew Bacevich

“The unexamined life is not worth living” – Socrates

“Don’t say “I can’t afford it”, instead ask “How can I afford it”? – Robert Kiyosaki

“Don’t compare yourself to who someone else is today, compare yourself to who you were yesterday” – Jordan Peterson

“Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man’s?” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong” – Bertrand Russell

“The only thing I know is that I know nothing” – Socrates

“We ask 18-year-olds to make huge decisions about their career and financial future, when a month ago they had to ask to go to the bathroom.” –Adam Kotsko