“It shouldn’t be professionally or socially acceptable — it isn’t right — for people to tell us, over and over, that our vocation is worthless.”
If you should ever want to see what your friends look like while experiencing pity — especially if those friends are shacked up, engaged, married, or otherwise committed to a significant other — perhaps the easiest way is to tell them you signed up for a dating website.
16. There’s no such thing as an overnight success. However, people who do “break through” tend to start their day while others are still asleep.