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How To Sit Quietly
In A Room Alone

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“All of humanity’s problems stem from an inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” Blaise Pascal

 

“Retire silently, and to win, if at all, through yielding and patience; passivity has its victories more often than action… Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself?” Lao-Tzu

 

 

 

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

Ramanujan has traveled 6000 miles from Madras, India and, in dream come true, is about to step onto the venerable campus of Trinity College, Cambridge. Awestruck, he hesitates, inwardly gasps, before the formidable fortress of knowledge:

Professor John Littlewood: “Yes… the intended effect. Do not be intimidated. Great knowledge often comes from the humblest of origins.”