Sunday, March 2, 2014

Resonating Quotes and Ideas

Money is poor compensation for all the time we lose in making it.

The serenity that often comes with age consists primarily of the realization that we can’t do much about anything anyway.

The art of writing is the art of knowing what to leave out.

The fox knows many tricks; the hedgehog one good one. Archilochus

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." Victor Frankl

It’s simple: if you want time to slow down, become a student again. Learn something that requires sustained effort; do something novel. Put down the thriller when you’re sitting on the beach and break out a book on evolutionary theory or Spanish for beginners or a how-to book on something you’ve always wanted to do. Take a new route to work; vacation at an unknown spot. And take your sweet time about it. Richard A. Friedman

"The boldness of middle-aged seducers shouldn't be mistaken for confidence; it's just an increased fear of death." Alain de Botton

"The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write." Samuel Johnson

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