Tag Archive: life

“Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. ”       

Words from Calvin and Hobbes’ creator Bill Watterson speech at Kenyon College in 1990 illustrated by Gavin Aung Than. Link is to illustration. “Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your… Continue reading

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All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare. Spinoza

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My advice to others regarding diversity is to be sure we’re exercising patience in understanding what people are trying to tell us, rather than putting excessive focus on the way they’re telling us.… Continue reading

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Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. Peter Kaye

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Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may well be your own victim. Navajo proverb

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You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West

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When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things: either there will be ground to stand on, or you will be given wings to… Continue reading

Happiness is a glass half empty | Oliver Burkeman

Notable highlights: “Indeed, nothing outside your own mind can properly be described as negative or positive at all: what actually causes suffering are the beliefs you hold about those things.” “It’s just that… Continue reading

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Resist the easy comforts of complacency, the specious glitter or materialism, the narcotic paralysis of self-satisfaction. Be worthy of your advantages…like accolades ought to be, the fulfilled life is a consequence, a gratifying… Continue reading

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It’s easier to avoid complacency than to reverse it. KB