Category Archives: Inspiration

Inspiring quotes and stories

Exquisite dependence

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. – Carl Sagan photo credit: Sérgio Bernardino via photopin cc   Advertisements

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Inventors of the Future

“Science, math and engineering can give you the exhilarating power to become not mere spectators or consumers, but the active explorers, makers and doers who will help invent the future.” – Susan Hockfield photo credit: 4-6 via photopin cc

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There are problems and then there are problems

“Problems worthy of attack, prove their worth by hitting back” – Piet Hein photo credit: rogersmithpix via photopin cc

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Don’t settle

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love … Continue reading

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True democracy

“The wonderful thing about food is you get three votes a day. Every one of them has the potential to change the world.” – Michael Pollan photo credit: erix! via photopin cc

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The Demon-Haunted World

“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time–when the Unites States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the key manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are … Continue reading

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Capacity for Transformation

“For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?” -bell hooks photo … Continue reading

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