Joseph Joubert opines - “The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.”
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Fernando Pessoa explains my life - “I’d woken up early and I took a long time getting ready to exist.” #thinking
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Neil deGrasse Tyson - “The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”
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I have found the ultimate put down - “I wish plagues of scorpions and locusts on these people and on their seed, bunions and murrains, erectile dysfunction and eternal thrush. They are gutless, lacking the decency and courage required to raise their concerns directly”
Now why didn’t I write that.
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Alberta Flanders suggests that “Sometimes only a change in viewpoint is needed to convert a tiresome duty into an interesting opportunity.”
“From a little spark may burst a mighty flame.” — Dante
“Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It’s a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you’ve got.” - Steven Pressfield
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Dr Seuss said - “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”
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