There is short term, and long term freedom.
You’re going to have to eat by yourself in the dining commons. I once pretended to be on the phone with my best friend the whole time. I was stupid. It’s okay, you’ll get over the initial fear of having to sit by yourself. I promise.
I thought I was done with the hard work of being a human being. I sold my first company for $15 million.
You know, I cried for two hours straight the first time I took my driver’s test and failed right after my sixteenth birthday.
Freedom is misunderstood.
Love is the foundation, the connection and the common denominator that frees us, allows us to think about what brings us together naturally rather than what keeps us uncomfortably stuck.
Despite the recent resurgence in Feminism, women are still subject to criticism directed at their image in a way that men have never had to deal with. In a 2010 interview, when asked what designers she likes to wear, Hillary Clinton replied, “Would you ever ask a man that question?”
The world is divided into angry people and free people.
No matter what we face, we are capable of far more than we realize. Mandela wrote, “The human body has an enormous capacity for adjusting to trying circumstances. I have found that one can bear the unbearable if one can keep one’s spirit strong even when one’s body is being tested.”
The fact that you’re reading this means that you have Internet access or a smartphone, which means that you have it better than majority of the world.