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

For every minute spent minimizing, you save a lifetime of organizing. — Joshua Becker

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.

A quote from Anne Lamott: little gods or sorcerers’

On Looking

Violent and Original

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

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