When you tug at a single thing in the universe, you find it’s attached to everything else. — John Muir

I write to figure out what I think

The most effective way to do it, is to do it. —Amelia Earhart

As soon as you truly commit to making something happen, the how’ will reveal itself. — Tony Robbins

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. — Najwa Zebian.

Don’t worry about what anybody else is going to do. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. — Alan Kay

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years. — Bill Gates

All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down. — Friedrich Nietzsche

No one has ever become poor by giving. — Anne Frank

Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people. — Carl Sagan

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. — A. A. Milne

It is better to fail in originality, than to succeed in imitation. — Herman Melville

The goal of minimalism isn’t to be remembered for owning little. The goal is to be remembered for living a life that mattered. - Joshua Becker

The sky is not the limit. Your mind is. — Marilyn Monroe

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. — Vincent Van Gogh

The more things you do, the more you can do. — Lucille Ball

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. — Robin Williams

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. — Albert Einstein


If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud. — Emile Zola

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. — Marcus Aurelius

Do Not Let Your Fire Go Out

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. — Leonardo da Vinci

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. — William Morris

Peace To You. May Your Wave Last Forever. — Jay Electronica

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. — Albert Einstein

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. — Theodore N. Vail

I have to get lost so I can invent some way out. — David Salle

When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. — Lao Tzu

Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it. — David Foster Wallace

A great challenge of life: Knowing enough to think you are right, but not knowing enough to know you are wrong. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Keep It About The Work

Long-term thinking improves short-term decision making. — Brian Tracy

Neil Gaiman’s New Year Wish

Be Whoever You Want To Be

Be a function of your values rather than a function of the impulse or desire of any given moment. — Stephen R. Covey

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. — Eleanor Roosevelt

It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. — Epictetus

Monday, a new beginning! Only 52 per year, take advantage. — Baron Fig

Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. — Will Rogers

Keep your eyes open. Record everything you see, process it, and then spit it back out in your own very personal way. — Olimpia Zagnoli

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. — Desmond Tutu

If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito. — Anita Roddick

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. — Robert Collier

Life is about making an impact, not making an income. — Kevin Kruse

Very few writers really know what they are doing until they’ve done it. — Anne Lammott

If you are clear with what you want, the world responds with clarity. — Loretta Staples

It’s easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It’s a lot more difficult to perform one. ― Chuck Palahniuk

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. ―Pablo Picasso

You never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory. — Dr Suess

How do you get over a broken heart?

Finish Things

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.

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