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Top 10 TED2010 Quotes

TOP 10 TED 2010 QUOTES (2)Favorite TED quotes:


1. “Food has a primal place in our home”–Jamie Oliver
2. “What makes people a little irrational is erection and addiction”–Elizabeth Pisani
3. “epic win–beyond imagination and what was thought impossible”–Jane McGonigal
4. “Being a teacher is the world’s finest calling”–Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin
5. “Create the condition for happiness. How do you fee about how you spend your time everyday”–Chip Conley
6. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”–Arthur Clarke
7. “Don’t put limitation on yourself, other people will do it for you”–James Cameron
8. “Conservations will fail if it doesn’t improve the life of the local community”–John Kasaona
9. “I won’t let a brain tumor stop me from my desire to aid others–Glenna Fraumeni
10. “Human community is dependent on a diversity of talent”–Sir Ken Robinson

Since I am an overachiever, here are 3 more. Ha!


HAD I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

W.B. Yeats (1865–1939)

12. “Combination of Special skills and facilitation is the winning formula”–Tom Wujec
13. “Heroes are most effective when working In teams”–Phil Zimbardo

  • Lisa Nowak

    Thanks for capturing these and sharing them with the rest of us. 5, 6 and 7 are my top favorites. #7 really resonates with me right now. It blows my mind that as a child my family encouraged me to dream, set high goals and be a little different. As I’m getting ready to embrace those dreams, drop the 9-5 life and travel, they want me to put on the brakes and “be realistic”. Sorry M&D – you raised me well!

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