quote by Yvon Chouinard

Going back to a simpler life based on living by sufficiency rather than excess is not a step backward. Rather, returning to a simpler way allows us to regain our dignity, puts us in touch with the land, and makes us value human contact again.

— Yvon Chouinard

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Excess return quote Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should n

Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.

We live in a very risky world and investors should not get "carried away" with excessive allocations to equities, or for that matter, real estate. As always asset allocation and low cost and broad diversification will be essential in earning one's fair share of whatever returns our financial markets are generous enough to bestow upon us.

Excess return quote Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returne

Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.

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Sir, I have no objection to a man's drinking wine, if he can do it in moderation. I found myself apt to go to excess in it, and therefore, after having been for some time without it, on account of illness, I thought it better not to return to it. Every man is to judge for himself, according to the effects which he experiences.

One of our theories is that one can offset this excessive compulsion toward the spectacular with a return to simplicity.

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.

Excess return quote Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving any

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.

Onlookers frequently confuse edge with style.

..Edge means generating excess returns because of mispricing. Style suggests being in the right place at the right time. Sometimes edge and style overlap, sometimes they don't.

If the Russians have gone too far in subjecting the child and his peer group to conformity to a single set of values imposed by the adult society, perhaps we have reached the point of diminishing returns in allowing excessive autonomy and in failing to utilize the constructive potential of the peer group in developing social responsibility and consideration for others.

There is no better way to return the matter of taxation to full public discusssion than to repeal the withholding taxes on wages and salaries. Only when the American people are confronted with the enormous excesses of government in a personal and direct way - by an annual bill for services rendered - will they be able to make an informed judgment about which services they want and which ones they can do without.

Excess return quote We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our p

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, learn, grow, love and then return home.

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A zealous disciple expressed a desire to teach others the Truth and asked the Master what he thought about this. The Master said, "Wait." Each year the disciple would return with the same request and each time the Master would give him the same reply: "Wait." One day he said to the Master, "When will I be ready to teach?" Said the Master, "When your excessive eagerness to teach has left you.

Dynamic ecstasy is absolute romanticism , absolute heroism .

And here I return to my point. From my point of view, after the catastrophe which we feel and think is universal, a catastrophe resulting from an excess of useless dynamism of useless progress, of useless realism, of useless technology, after this an unattainable democracy is to be reached through the conception and realization of a new romanticism.

It will be possible in a few more years to build radio controlled rockets which can be steered into such orbits beyond the limits of the atmosphere and left to broadcast scientific information back to the Earth. A little later, manned rockets will be able to make similar flights with sufficient excess power to break the orbit and return to Earth. (1945) [Predicting communications satellites.]

Excess return quote The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.

The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.

Hatred, jealousy and excessive attachment cause suffering and agitation.

I feel compassion can help us overcome these disturbances and let us return to a calm state of mind. Compassion is not just being kind to your friend. That involves attachment because it is based on expectation. Compassion is when you do something good without any expectations - based on realizing that "the other person is also just like me".

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