Archive of November 2013
Nov 30, 2013
When an old technique's not working, stay watchful. Contemplate alternative techniques, explore likely scenarios and focus on general readiness. (Can't figure out where to go with a relationship? That's OK; for now, try paying attention to exercise and sleep.) There's no shame in not yet knowing what the right next approach will be, and no single path to unbroken happiness anyway.
— (via This column will change your life: don't know what to do next? Wait and see | Life and style | The Guardian)
Nov 28, 2013
5. Things change pretty quickly when you start doing things instead of thinking so much
6. It is most tempting to not do things when you most need to do things
Nov 26, 2013
The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it's conformity.
— Jim Hightower (via First Blog Post. — I.M.H.O. — Medium)
Nov 25, 2013
Das Entlang-Gejagtwerden längs der Gleisen des Systems bildet nicht. Wir wollen Gleisleger erwecken, nicht Gleisfahrer machen.
— Martin Wagenschein
Nov 22, 2013
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
— Dorothy Parker
I never forget a face, but in your case I'd be glad to make an exception.
— Groucho Marx
Nov 21, 2013
Mind and body dropped off!
— Dogen (1200–1253)
In art, truth and reality begin when one no longer understands what one is doing or what one knows, and when there remains an energy that is all the stronger for being constrained, controlled and compressed.
— Henri Matisse (via Creating Passionate Users: Creativity on speed)
Given my dreams and goals in life, what is honestly, honestly the smartest way to spend my next 30 minutes?
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