Thursday, October 21, 2010

Stuff matters

Here are a few anecdotes or quotes found in Stuff Matters by Harry Bingham, which i found rather strangely fulfilling.

Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant dangers, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.

- Advertisement placed by Ernest Shackleton in 1914

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.

- Thomas Edison

If you start to take Vienna - take Vienna.

-Napoleon Bonaparte

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