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It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.

——Julius Caesar (Public Domain)

As someone who believes in the lifelong pursuit of education, it is important to point out that the ability to create is built upon the foundation of one’s knowledge up to that point. However, the pursuit of education is meaningless if one is not constantly considering how to apply this knowledge, and then actually using it to build and create. In the end, it doesn’t matter how much we know; what matters is what we have created with what we know.

—Mike Hazell

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Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done, and why. Then go do it.

Robert Heinlein (signing autographs at the World Science Fiction Convention in Kansas City, 1976; Creative Commons)

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People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. 

—Sir Edmund Hillary (Public Domain)

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Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

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— Thomas Edison (Public Domain)

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Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

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—Thomas Alva Edison

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Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

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—Thomas Carlyle (Eliott & Fry Photography)

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