(Simple Stuff is simply a bunch of inspirational, motivational and other quotes meant to make you think, reflect, smile, even laugh a bit. Hopefully helpful, useful stuff..)
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. –Henry Ford
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. –Albert Einstein
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools. –Ernest Hemingway
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is not so common. –Voltaire
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart. –Alan Alda
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. –Socrates
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.-Salvador Dali
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. –Stephen Hawking
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. –Ronald Reagan
Action is the real measure of intelligence. –Napoleon Hill
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth. –Carl Jung
Always be smarter than the people who hire you. –Lena Horne
People are smarter than you might think. –John Astin
Bonus: Good Book ; BRAIN RULES
Medina’s fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into brain science. You’ll learn why Michael Jordan was no good at baseball. You’ll peer over a surgeon’s shoulder as he proves that most of us have a Jennifer Aniston neuron. You’ll meet a boy who has an amazing memory for music but can’t tie his own shoes.
In the end, you’ll understand how your brain really works—and how to get the most out of it.
THE 12 BRAIN RULES, ILLUSTRATED
After you read a chapter, reinforce the main points through illustrations, charts and video.
EXERCISE | Rule #1: Exercise boosts brain power.
SURVIVAL | Rule #2: The human brain evolved, too.
WIRING | Rule #3: Every brain is wired differently.
ATTENTION | Rule #4: We don’t pay attention to boring things.
SHORT-TERM MEMORY | Rule #5: Repeat to remember.
LONG-TERM MEMORY | Rule #6: Remember to repeat.
SLEEP | Rule #7: Sleep well, think well.
STRESS | Rule #8: Stressed brains don’t learn the same way.
SENSORY INTEGRATION | Rule #9: Stimulate more of the senses.
VISION | Rule #10: Vision trumps all other senses.
GENDER | Rule #11: Male and female brains are different.
EXPLORATION | Rule #12: We are powerful and natural explorers.