“It is not the number of positive experiences that dictate our enjoyment of life. It is the intensity with which we pay attention to them that matters.”
Here are a few magicians and great artists whose mornings’ main partners were a full-on dose of nicotine and caffeine.
“Anyone can be a millionaire, but to become a billionaire you need an astrologer.” —J. P. Morgan
Make finding your soul tribe an objective and as soon as you begin to fulfill this objective you’ll see that it will get easier to also fulfill the others you have.
Great writing is alchemy—you take bits of entertainment, mix in some education, and add a dash of inspiration in order to create remarkable work.
They can be small moments or big moments.
A good title achieves many things—sets a tone, suggests narrative, maybe even establishes a point-of-view—but it has a primary objective: if the title doesn’t say “Read me,” it’s no good.
“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”
I think it’s time we all just admit that professors are effing hot.
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”