Wednesday, May 6, 2015

April 2015

You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened... or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f#^k on - Tupac Shakur

"In order to succeed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of failure!" -- Bill Cosby

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. -- H. Firestone.

"The way to work with a bully is to take the ball & go home. First time, every time. When there's no ball, there's no game. Bullies hate that. So they'll either behave so they can play with you or they'll go bully someone else". Seth Godin

Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count. -- Albert Einstein

Never lend books -- nobody ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are those which people have lent me. -Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (16 Apr 1844-1924)

The mark of our ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly. -- Richard Bach

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit -- Aristotle

You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott, writer (b. 10 Apr 1954)

What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof. -Christopher Hitchens, author and journalist (13 Apr 1949-2011)

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right. - Henry Ford

More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness. -- Charles Chaplin

If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. -- Steve Jobs

Boredom is the awareness of time passing -- Heidegger

Everyone succumbs to finitude.... The future, instead of the ladder toward the goals of life, flattens out into a perpetual present. Money, status, all the vanities the preacher of Ecclesiastes described, hold so little interest: a chasing after wind, indeed. - Paul Kalanithi in WP - Before I Go: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

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