Jack Mcdevitt Quotes

Jack Mcdevitt Quotes: Talking with most people usually involves a search for truth. Talking with congressmen is strictly special effects.
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Jack Mcdevitt Quote: There'd been studies over the years supporting the proposition that groups composed exclusively of women usually made intelligent decisions, that exclusively male groups did a bit less well, and that mixed groups did most poorly of all, by a substantial margin. It appeared that, when women were present, testosterone got the upper hand and men took greater risks than they might otherwise. Correspondingly, women in the mixed group tended to revert to roles, becoming more passive, and going along with whatever misjudgment the males might perpetrate.
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Quotes about Jack Mcdevitt: The real problem has to do with the inability by people to admit that a position they've held a long time might be wrong. That's all. Not that it is. Just that it might be. I don't know why it is, but we tend to fall in love with things we believe, Threaten them, and you threaten us.
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Quote about Jack Mcdevitt: People who wear their religion on their sleeves talk a lot about going to Sunday school, reading the Bible, and doing good works. And I suppose there's no harm in that. But if I'd gone to the trouble to pull all this together ... and people never paid any attention to it, never bothered to try to find out how the world worked, then I think I'd get annoyed.
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Jack Mcdevitt Sayings: Idiots are not responsible for what they do. The real guilt falls on rational people who sit on their hands while morons run wild. You can opt out if you want to. Play it safe. But if you do, don't complain when the roof comes down.
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Jack Mcdevitt Saying: People tend to believe that good fortune consists of equal parts talent, hard work, and sheer luck. It's hard to deny the roles of the latter two. As to talent, I would only say it consists primarily in finding the right moment to step in.
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Sayings about Jack Mcdevitt: We could never know who we truly were until we heard the whispers of the stars.
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Saying about Jack Mcdevitt: The term congressional hearing is an oxymoron. No congressional hearing is ever called to gather information. Rather, it is an exercise designed strictly for posturing, by people who have already made up their minds, looking for ammunition to support their positions.
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Jack Mcdevitt Quotes: Solitude is only a good idea if you have the right people along to share it.
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Jack Mcdevitt Quote: The secret to a successful career in virtually any field is good public relations. Forget results. Forget the facts. Perception is all that matters.
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