George Leonard Quotes

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George Leonard Quotes

There is a human striving for self-transcendence. Its part of what makes us human. With all of our flaws we want to go a little bit further than weve gone before and maybe even further than anyone else has gone before.
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History tells us more than we want to know about what is wrong with man, and we can hardly turn a page in the daily press without learning the specific time, place, and name of evil. But perhaps the most pervasive evil of all rarely appears in the news. This evil, the waste of human potential, is particularly painful to recognize for it strikes our parents and children, our friends and brothers, ourselves.

— George Leonard

The simplest single-celled organism oscillates to a number of different frequencies, at the atomic, molecular, sub-cellular, and cellular levels. Microscopic movies of these organisms are striking for the ceaseless, rhythmic pulsation that is revealed. In an organism as complex as a human being, the frequencies of oscillation and the interactions between those frequencies are multitudinous.

— George Leonard

To love the plateau is to love what is most essential and enduring in your life.

— George Leonard

To learn is to change.

— George Leonard

Only the schools' inefficiency can account for creativity surviving after age 25.

— George Leonard

Mastery is a journey, and that the master must have the courage to risk failure.

— George Leonard

Everything was God, holy; as God is total, so the driftwood branch was holy. This must be the stuff religion is made of.

— George Leonard

Education is ... doing anything that changes you.

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How to begin the journey? You need only to take the first step. When? There is always now.

— George Leonard

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