Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Submitted by aranesan over 2 years ago
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...none have been poorer in outward riches, none have been richer in inward.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
It's pretty thin, the wall separating healthy confidence and unhealthy pride.
The most important thing we ever learn at school is the fact that the most important things can't be learned at school.
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backward.
Only difference between a dream and a nightmare is how big your balls are bitch.
Had I been five or six years older, the sheer absurdity of trying to sell advertising to major companies, in a magazine that did not yet exist, edited by two fifteen-year-old schoolboys, would have prevented me from picking up the phone at all. But I was too young to contemplate failure.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.