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“There is noting as useful as a good theory”
—Kurt Lewin

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

“…information consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.”
—Herbert A. Simon

“When everything is intelligence—nothing is intelligence.”
—Wilhelm Agrell University of Lund, Sweden

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
—Sun Tzu The Art of War

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t.” understand it well enough.”
—Albert Einstein

“One may know how to conquer without being able to do it.”
—Sun Tzu

“We kill people based on metadata.”
—General Michael Hayden, former Director of NSA

“To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.”
—Sun Tzu

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
—Sherlock Holmes

“So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.”
—Sun Tzu

“We should not only use the brains we have but all that we can borrow.”
― Woodrow Wilson

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”
― Napoleon Bonaparte.

“Who controls the past, controls the future…”
—George Orwell

“Quickness is the essence of the war.”
—Sun Tzu

“Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.”

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up some place else.”
― Yogi Berra

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.”
—Publilius Syrus

“The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.”
—Abraham Lincoln

“By heaven, I’ll make a ghost of him that lets me.”
—Hamlet, William Shakespeare

“Quickest way to find the needle… burn the haystack.”
—Kareem Said

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”
—Pablo Picasso

“The wise warrior avoids the battle.”
—Sun Tzu

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.”
—Mike Tyson

“…a vision without the ability to execute it is probably an hallucination.”
—Stephen Case

“who wishes to fight must first count the cost.”
—Sun Tzu